|Member of the California State Assembly
from the 18th district
December 3, 2012
|Preceded by||Mary Hayashi|
|Alma mater||Yale University and Yale University School of Law|
Rob Bonta is an American politician currently serving in the California State Assembly. He is a Democrat representing the 18th district, encompassing the central East Bay of the San Francisco Bay Area. Prior to being elected to the state assembly, he was an Alameda city councilmember.
In 2013, Bonta introduced legislation that would require California public schools to teach students the contributions of Filipino Americans in the farm labor movement; Bonta's mother, Cynthia Bonta, had helped organize Filipino and Mexican American farmworkers for the United Farm Workers.
- Rene Ciria-Cruz (3 April 2013). "Bill to teach Filipinos’ role in labor movement advances in California". Philippine Inquirer. Retrieved 5 May 2013.