Oct 2, 2018,

Supervisor Solis Leads Charge Against Trump Administrations’ ‘Public Charge’ Proposal

By |2018-11-15T02:38:36+00:00October 2nd, 2018|Categories: In the news, Press Release|0 Comments

LOS ANGELES, CA – On September 22, 2018, in the latest attack on our country’s immigrant population and the general public, the Trump Administration announced a proposed change to the ‘public charge’ rule that would expand the definition of public benefits. The rule would allow federal officials to consider the use of non-cash benefits, such [...]

Oct 2, 2018,

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on the passage of the 2018-19 Supplemental Budget

By |2018-10-02T18:59:21+00:00October 2nd, 2018|Categories: In the news, Press Release|0 Comments

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis issued the following statement after the Board of Supervisors passed the 2018-2019 Supplemental Budget, which brought the County’s total budget to $32.8 billion and increases the County’s workforce to nearly 112,000 budgeted positions:   “Los Angeles County’s budget is balanced and our fiscal future looks bright. With federal funds increasingly unreliable, [...]

Oct 1, 2018,

Metro adopts 28 by 2028 Initiative as official priority, will develop funding plan

By |2018-10-01T16:47:15+00:00October 1st, 2018|Categories: In the news, Press Release|0 Comments

LOS ANGELES, CA – Almost a year ago, the Metro Board endorsed the ‘Twenty-Eight by ’28 Initiative’ to highlight projects for completion by the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Los Angeles. Today, the Metro Board of Supervisors approved a motion authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor and Metro Director Hilda L. Solis, and co-authored [...]

Sep 25, 2018,

LA County launches faith-based pilot program to reduce disparities in the child welfare system

By |2018-09-27T22:44:10+00:00September 25th, 2018|Categories: In the news, Press Release|0 Comments

More than a decade of research has documented the overrepresentation of certain racial and ethnic populations, including African-Americans, in the child welfare system when compared to the general population. This disparity is particularly acute in Pomona. In order to address these disparities, today the Board of Supervisors approved a motion authored by Los Angeles County [...]

Sep 25, 2018,

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on Trump’s Proposal to Expand ‘Public Charge’

By |2018-10-01T16:58:24+00:00September 25th, 2018|Categories: In the news|0 Comments

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis issued the following statement in response to the Trump Administration's proposal to expand the 'public charge' rule: “Yet again with no respect for our history as a nation of immigrants or any appreciation for the tremendous contributions that immigrants have made to this country, the Trump Administration has launched another attack [...]

Sep 25, 2018,

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on Shooting at Salazar Park in East LA

By |2018-09-27T22:48:39+00:00September 25th, 2018|Categories: In the news|0 Comments

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis issued the following statement the day after two Los Angeles County Sheriff Deputies were shot, and one suspect was killed, at Ruben Salazar Park in East Los Angeles: “This morning I visited with the two deputies, and their respective families, who were shot in yesterday’s shooting in Ruben Salazar Park. I [...]

Sep 18, 2018,

Board of Supervisors Expand Public-Private Partnerships in LA County

By |2018-09-27T22:49:30+00:00September 18th, 2018|Categories: In the news, Press Release|0 Comments

Since its launch in 2016, the Center for Strategic Public-Private Partnerships has helped its partners co-invest more than $4.5 million to transform Los Angeles County’s system serving vulnerable youth and families. To build upon these successes, today the Board of Supervisors approved a motion authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, and co-authored [...]

Sep 4, 2018,

Los Angeles County Moves Closer to Creating a ‘Restorative Village’

By |2018-09-05T16:10:50+00:00September 4th, 2018|Categories: In the news, Press Release|0 Comments

Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors took a significant step forward in establishing the Restorative Care Village at LAC+USC Medical Center, a unique concept championed by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis. The Restorative Care Village would become the country’s first mental health and well-being campus, and will directly serve the County’s most disenfranchised populations. [...]

Sep 4, 2018,

Los Angeles County Approves Funding To Support Cities With Homelessness Plans

By |2018-09-27T07:54:25+00:00September 4th, 2018|Categories: In the news, Press Release|0 Comments

Cities can provide insightful solutions on how to combat homelessness. The County of Los Angeles values each city’s distinct perspective, their unique challenges, and their wealth of resources. In response to the regional homelessness crisis, today the Board of Supervisors directed LA County to establish a process to disburse $9 million of Measure H funding [...]

Aug 19, 2018,

Declaración de la Supervisora Hilda L. Solis Sobre el Nombramiento de Ricardo García Como Defensor Público

By |2018-08-19T01:46:04+00:00August 19th, 2018|Categories: In the news|0 Comments

La Supervisora Hilda L. Solis emitió la siguiente declaración después del nombramiento de Ricardo García como Defensor Público: "Estoy muy contenta de que Ricardo García dirigirá el Departamento del Defensor Público, el más grande y antiguo de este país", dijo la Supervisora Hilda L. Solis. "La importancia de la posición del Defensor Público afecta a [...]