TODAY: In Solano County, Governor Newsom to Pack Emergency Relief Supplies for Ukraine

SOLANO COUNTY – Governor Gavin Newsom in Solano County today will pack emergency relief supplies for Ukraine.

Earlier this month, Governor Newsom met with Consul General of Ukraine in San Francisco Dmytro Kushneruk to express California’s solidarity with the Ukrainian community and discuss the state’s current efforts to support the people and government of Ukraine, as well as California’s long-standing relationship with Ukraine.

The Governor also signed an executive order directing state agencies and departments to ensure their contractors are complying with economic sanctions imposed in response to Russia’s attacks on Ukraine, and sent a letter to the leaders of the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS), California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS) and the University of California retirement system calling for the state to leverage its sizeable global investment portfolio to put pressure on the Russian government.

WHEN: Tuesday, March 15, 2022 at approximately 10:30 a.m. Media must arrive by 10:15 a.m.

The event will not be livestreamed.**NOTE: Media are invited to capture photos and b-roll of the packaging. Credentialed media interested in attending must RSVP to by 9:00 a.m. with names of the reporters who will be in attendance for information on covering.