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 [...]

Aug 15, 2017,

Supervisors Accept New Robotic Device to Help Patients Take the First Step Into Recovery

By |August 15th, 2017|Categories: In the news|0 Comments

It can take many months of extraneous physical therapy to help patients with paralysis walk again. In a joint effort by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, former Supervisor Don Knabe, and the Rancho Los Amigos Foundation, the Board of Supervisors accepted the donation of a brand new Exoskelton Clinical Kit, totaling more than $180,000, for the [...]

Aug 15, 2017,

Supervisor Solis Brings $600,000 Improvements to Salazar Park Senior Center

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County parks are a way of life for our residents. With more community members taking part in family-friendly park events, Supervisor Hilda L. Solis continues to ensure parks are a safe and welcoming place for everyone. As a result of hearing from the community, the Board of Supervisors passed a motion to provide $600,000 for [...]

Aug 15, 2017,

Statement from Supervisor Solis on Today’s Board Vote on the Blue Ribbon Commission on Public Safety

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“Nothing is more important to me than the safety and security of the residents of the First District. For many, that means a good-paying job to ensure that there is always food on the table and a roof over your family. It also means that you feel safe in your home, on the way to [...]

Aug 8, 2017,

Supervisor Solis Shifts the Lens to Showcase Diverse Workforce in High Level Positions

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The County of Los Angeles has received high-esteem for its Equal Employment Opportunity offering and its proud recognition by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers (2015, 2016, and 2017). In upholding to these high standards, the Board of Supervisors passed a motion, authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and co-authored by Supervisor Janice Hahn, [...]