Oct 17, 2017,

County Gears up with Measure H Support to #Fight4Homeless

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The County of Los Angeles continues to fight homelessness with the Board of Supervisors passing two motions today, both authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and co-authored by Supervisor Kathryn Barger, to provide support and Measure H funds for local cities looking to end homelessness. “County voters passed Measure H so we can collaboratively work [...]

Oct 17, 2017,

After Action by Supervisor Solis, County Moves Forward with Enacting Sensitive Locations Policy

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Earlier this year, Supervisors Hilda L. Solis and Sheila Kuehl asked County Counsel to provide recommendations for a Countywide Sensitive Locations Policy. Today, the Board of Supervisors passed these recommendations that make every possible effort to defend and protect the immigrants of LA County. “We know that Los Angeles County is often the safety net [...]

Oct 13, 2017,

Statement by Supervisor Solis on President Trump’s Sabotage of the ACA

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"The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office has projected that President Trump’s unilateral and possibly unconstitutional action to end the subsidies that help pay the out-of-pocket costs of low-income people will ensure that a million Americans lose their health insurance next year and the budget deficit will increase. Since January, President Trump has ordered a series of [...]

Oct 11, 2017,

Supervisor Solis Focuses on Sanitation Facilities for At-Risk Communities During Hepatitis A Outbreak

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With a Hepatitis A outbreak recently declared for LA County, Supervisor Hilda L. Solis is fighting to ensure public health safety is paramount. The homeless community is especially at high-risk for Hepatitis A, since it is spread through fecal-oral transmission and this population has limited access to restrooms. As a result, the Board of Supervisors [...]

Oct 3, 2017,

Supervisor Solis Statement on Disability Pride Month

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“Disability Pride Month is a time of celebration, of acceptance, and of feeling proud to be who we are as individuals and as a community. Disability Pride Month serves as an opportunity to change how people think about and define disability. We must end the internalized shame among people with disabilities, and we all bear [...]

Oct 3, 2017,

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis Fights for DACA Extension Amid Natural Disasters

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Last month, President Trump ended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and announced an arbitrary October 5th deadline for DREAMers to seek DACA renewal. With Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, and a massive earthquake in Mexico, the October 5th deadline may prove impossible to meet for individuals impacted by these natural disasters. In response, the [...]

Oct 3, 2017,

Supervisor Solis’ Motion Ends ‘Columbus Day’ County Holiday, Replaces It With ‘Indigenous Peoples Day’

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Today, the Board of Supervisors passed a motion, authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and co-authored by Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, removing ‘Columbus Day’ as an official County holiday and replacing it with ‘Indigenous Peoples Day.’ Since at least 1970, Native Americans have celebrated Indigenous Peoples Day on the second Monday of October as a day [...]

Sep 26, 2017,

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and LA County Help Southern Neighbors Affected by the Earthquakes in Mexico and Hurricane in Puerto Rico

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Recent earthquakes in Mexico and devastation in Puerto Rico have left hundreds dead and even more injured, homeless, and in need of basic supplies. In response, the Board of Supervisors passed a motion, authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, to provide information on how County residents and employees can send donations to those affected in both [...]

Sep 12, 2017,

Supervisor Hilda Solis Leads County Effort to Defend DACA and Keep the DREAM Alive

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With actions in Washington D.C. threatening the future of tens of thousands of DREAMers in LA County, today the Board of Supervisors passed a motion, authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and co-authored by Supervisor Janice Hahn, to implement a travel restriction to states who threatened litigation at the federal level to end DACA. Supervisor [...]

Sep 5, 2017,

Supervisor Solis’ Statement on President’s Orders to End DACA

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Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Hilda L. Solis released the following statement in regards to today’s executive action by President Trump to sunset the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program: "For many years, the DACA program has brought hope and security for thousands of young DREAMers throughout the nation. Our immigrant communities work [...]