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Jan 19, 2018,

Metro Committee Supports Supervisor Hilda Solis’ Permanent Jobs and Equity Policy, Creating a Pathway to 22,000 Jobs

By |January 19th, 2018|Categories: In the news|0 Comments

Following a rally with California Jobs to Move America in support of Metro Director and Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ motion to adopt a Permanent U.S. Employment Plan Policy for Metro bus and rail car purchase projects above $100 million, the motion was unanimously passed by the Metro Systems, Safety, Security, and Operations [...]

Jan 16, 2018,

LA County Says “No” to Questioning Immigration Status on 2020 Census

By |January 16th, 2018|Categories: In the news|1 Comment

Recently, the Department of Justice (DOJ) proposed to include a citizenship question on the 2020 Census form. Including a question on immigration status may deter undocumented and immigrant populations to complete a census form out of fear and possible deportation. In response, the Board of Supervisors passed a motion, authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis [...]

Jan 16, 2018,

LA County Looks to Improve Opportunities for their Female Workforce

By |January 16th, 2018|Categories: In the news|0 Comments

60% of the LA County workforce is comprised of women. As the County continues to promote women’s leadership and equality, the Board of Supervisors passed a motion, authored by Supervisors Hilda L. Solis and Sheila Kuehl, to enhance equity for women in the LA County workplace. Additionally, following a motion by Supervisor Solis last month, [...]

Jan 12, 2018,

Statement on Trump Comments about Immigrants’ Countries of Origin

By |January 12th, 2018|Categories: In the news|0 Comments

"As the Secretary of Labor for President Obama, I was proud to work for a President who was open, respectful, and gave dignity to all people, including immigrants. I am a proud daughter of immigrants from Nicaragua and Mexico, who came to the United States to raise their seven children – one of whom rose from [...]

Jan 11, 2018,

County and City Unveil New Family Justice Center

By |January 11th, 2018|Categories: In the news|0 Comments

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti joined the Los Angeles Police Department, The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, the Violence Intervention Program, and LAC+USC staff today to celebrate the opening of a new facility that will offer a broad range of supportive services to victims of domestic violence. The [...]

Jan 9, 2018,

La Supervisora Solis Pelea Después que el TPS termina para 200,000 Salvadoreños

By |January 9th, 2018|Categories: Spanish|0 Comments

Los salvadoreños son la proporción más grande de beneficiarios del Estatus de Protección Temporal (TPS) en el país, pero ahora están en riesgo después de la decisión por la Administración Trump de terminar su protección TPS. En respuesta, hoy la Junta de Supervisores aprobó una moción, escrita por la Supervisora Hilda L. Solis, para mandar [...]

Jan 9, 2018,

Supervisor Solis Fights Back After TPS Ends for 200,000 Salvadorans

By |January 9th, 2018|Categories: In the news|0 Comments

Salvadorans are the largest proportion of Temporary Protective Status (TPS) beneficiaries in the country, but they are now at risk after yesterday’s decision by the Trump Administration to end their TPS protection. In response, today the Board of Supervisors passed a motion, authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, to send a 5-signature letter to Washington [...]

Jan 9, 2018,

With January Declared “Mentorship Month,” LA County to Launch New Mentorship Program

By |January 9th, 2018|Categories: In the news|0 Comments

Following an April 2015 motion by Supervisors Hilda L. Solis and Mark Ridley-Thomas, the County of Los Angeles accepted then President Barack Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper Community Challenge (MBK), beginning a comprehensive process to support and engage the next generation of County leaders. In line with this mission, today the Board of Supervisors passed two [...]

Jan 9, 2018,

Supervisor Solis Denounces Federal Funding Cuts to Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program

By |January 9th, 2018|Categories: In the news|0 Comments

The LA County Department of Public Health (DPH) and the University of Southern California (USC) run the “Keeping it Real Together” program (KIR-T) providing essential sexual and parent education. However, the Federal government will cut funding short and end the 5 year, $10-million teen pregnancy prevention program two years early. In response, today the Board [...]

Dec 20, 2017,

Supervisor Solis Assists Self Help Graphics with $450,000 in Funding to Enhance Community Services

By |December 20th, 2017|Categories: In the news, Press Release|0 Comments

Today the L.A. County Board of Supervisors passed a motion, authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, to enter into an agreement with Self Help Graphics & Art, a pioneering community arts organization, for $450,000 in funding for equipment and/or property renovations. In exchange for a commitment to provide a slate of community services and benefits at [...]