Dec 12, 2017,

Board Calls for Permanent DACA Solution Before the End of the Year

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President Trump ended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program over three months ago, but Washington has yet to provide a permanent solution for DACA recipients, also known as DREAMers. Today, the Board of Supervisors passed a motion, authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, calling for a 5-signature letter demanding immediate relief for DACA [...]

Dec 12, 2017,

Supervisor Solis Grants $650,000 to Fully Fund Budokan Project in Little Tokyo

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The Board of Supervisors approved a motion by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis to grant $650,000 in Prop A funding to complete the Paul I. Terasaki Budokan Development Project at the Little Tokyo Service Center. The Budokan Project will provide a much-needed facility for youth, families, and seniors to enjoy community activities in the heart of [...]

Dec 12, 2017,

Supervisor Solis Grants $1.5 Million to Complete Whittier Narrows Splash Pad Project

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The Board of Supervisors approved a motion by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis to grant $1.5 million in Prop A funding to complete the Whittier Narrows Splash Pad Development Project. "Ensuring that our children have a safe and fun place to play outdoors is an important responsibility of my office," said Supervisor Solis. "These improvements for [...]

Dec 12, 2017,

Supervisors Hear Report on the County’s Sexual Harassment Reporting Process

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Over the past several weeks, a wave of sexual harassment claims have swept the nation and heightened awareness to address these issues. Today, the Board of Supervisors heard a report from the County Equity Oversight Panel ("CEOP"), County Counsel, and the County Department of Human Resources on LA County's sexual harassment procedures. This report followed [...]

Dec 12, 2017,

Supervisors Begin Consumer Protection Effort to Combat High Cost Loans

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Recent research by the California Department of Business Oversight found that more than 60% of California payday loan storefronts are concentrated in areas with family poverty rates higher than the state average. To help protect our most vulnerable residents, today the Board of Supervisors passed a motion, authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and co-authored [...]

Dec 5, 2017,

Supervisors Tackle County Food Insecurities With a New Action Plan

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A recent Department of Public Health Study report shows over 500,000 households living below 300% of the Federal Poverty Line (FPL) deal with food insecurities. To help remedy the issue, the Board of Supervisors passed a motion, authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and co-authored by Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, to report back with an action [...]

Dec 5, 2017,

Supervisors Call to Review County’s Sexual Harassment Reporting Process

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Over the past several weeks, a wave of sexual harassment claims have swept the nation and heightened awareness to address these issues. In order to ensure that the Los Angeles County’s own sexual harassment procedures are strong and transparent the Board of Supervisors passed a motion, authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and co-authored by [...]

Nov 28, 2017,

Supervisors to Provide Services for Families of Commercially Sexually Exploited Children

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Children, some as young as 10, but generally between 12-18 years old, are tragically being bought and sold by adults for sex on streets throughout Los Angeles County and through the Internet. Recovery from these traumatic experiences is often long and arduous. In an effort to support these children and their families, the Board of [...]

Nov 28, 2017,

Supervisors Fight the Spread of Hepatitis A by Adding Hygiene Facilities for At-Risk Communities

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Poor hygiene and a lack of access to restroom facilities increases the risk of contracting Hepatitis A. In an effort to curb the spread of Hepatitis A throughout the County, the Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a motion, authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and co-authored by Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, to install portable toilets with [...]

Nov 21, 2017,

Board Approves Supervisor Solis’ Plan to Extend Winter Shelter Program

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Nearly 58,000 individuals in the County of Los Angeles are suffering from homelessness and they may find themselves on the streets during the cold winter months. In response, the Board of Supervisors passed a motion, authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and co-authored by Supervisor Kathryn Barger, to extend the Winter Shelter Program by an [...]