Dec 20, 2017,

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

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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 [...]

Dec 19, 2017,

Board Calls for Reinstatement of Net Neutrality Rules to Protect Internet Users

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On December 14th, the Federal Communications Commission repealed landmark Obama-era rules that protect net neutrality. In response, today the Board of Supervisors passed a motion, authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and co-authored by Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, calling upon the federal government to restore net neutrality and asking the State of California to take legislative [...]

Dec 19, 2017,

New Three-Step Career Pathway to Connect Nearly 1,000 At-Risk Youth to County Jobs

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LA County looks to the future as it readies a three-step program to hire youth who face challenging barriers to employment. Today, the Board of Supervisors passed a motion, authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and co-authored by Supervisor Janice Hahn, to provide meaningful work experience to nearly 1,000 at-risk youth through an expansion of [...]

Dec 19, 2017,

County to Update Sexual Harassment Procedures with New Recommendations

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Following a Board-requested report from the County Equity Oversight Panel ("CEOP") on LA County's sexual harassment procedures last week, today the Board of Supervisors passed a motion, authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and co-authored by Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, to assess the feasibility of the recommendations provided by the CEOP. “Last week’s report confirmed LA County’s [...]

Dec 19, 2017,

In the Face of Extreme Weather Conditions, LA County to Review Climate Change Impacts

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With wildfires taking a tremendous toll on the lives of tens of thousands of Californians, it is essential that LA County is fully prepared for the impacts of climate change-driven extreme weather conditions. Today, the Board of Supervisors passed a motion, authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, to determine how extreme weather conditions are being [...]

Dec 19, 2017,

County Supervisors Approve New Fine-Free Library Cards for Students

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Every child deserves access to library resources and their own library card. Following in the footsteps of President Obama’s National Library Challenge launched in 2015, the Board of Supervisors passed a motion, co-authored by Supervisors Janice Hahn and Hilda L. Solis, to distribute fine-free student library cards to students under 17. “Our LA County Libraries [...]

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 Help 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 [...]