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 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 14, 2018,

Following Successes of Initial Pilot, Supervisor Solis Leads Expansion of Mobile Showers Program

By |2018-08-14T19:27:56+00:00August 14th, 2018|Categories: In the news, Press Release|0 Comments

Proper hygiene and access to amenities that facilitate good hygiene are a basic necessity, as well as restore self-confidence and dignity. Today the Board of Supervisors approved a motion authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, and co-authored by Supervisor Kathryn Barger, to expand a mobile showers pilot program currently running at Whittier [...]

Aug 14, 2018,

Los Angeles County To Expand Opioid Use Prevention And Treatment Efforts

By |2018-08-14T19:28:37+00:00August 14th, 2018|Categories: In the news, Press Release|0 Comments

Prescription opioid overdose hospitalizations increased from 601 in 2006 to 765 in 2016. In 2017, 488 individuals in Los Angeles County died from an opioid overdose. In response to this growing epidemic, today the Board of Supervisors approved a motion authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, and co-authored by Supervisor Janice Hahn, [...]

Aug 7, 2018,

Condado de Los Ángeles Ofrece Disculpas por Esterilizaciones Forzadas en los Años Entre 1968 y 1974

By |2018-08-14T19:30:11+00:00August 7th, 2018|Categories: In the news, Press Release, Spanish|0 Comments

Entre 1968 y 1974, se esterilizaron más de 200 mujeres después de que dieron a luz en el Centro Médico del LAC+USC. Aunque las mujeres dieron su consentimiento por escrito o verbal, se queda la duda si, debido a posibles barreras lingüísticas y culturales, el consentimiento fue verdaderamente informado. Hoy, la Junta de Supervisores del [...]

Aug 7, 2018,

Los Angeles County Adopts Recommendations of Age-Friendly Action Plan

By |2018-08-07T21:41:10+00:00August 7th, 2018|Categories: In the news, Press Release|0 Comments

In 2000, older adults comprised 9.7 percent of the County’s population, and by 2030, that figure is expected to double to 18.2 percent. In response to the growing population of older adults, the Board of Supervisors today approved a motion, authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and co-authored by Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, [...]

Aug 7, 2018,

Supervisor Solis Recommits LA County to Fund City Homeless Outreach Teams

By |2018-08-07T20:38:35+00:00August 7th, 2018|Categories: Community, In the news, Press Release|0 Comments

Last June, the Board of Supervisors approved a motion, authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, that allocated $6.6 million in unallocated AB109 funding to create law enforcement Homeless Outreach Services Teams (HOST). Building upon last year's success, today the Board of Supervisors approved a motion authored by Supervisor Solis, and co-authored by [...]

Aug 7, 2018,

LA County to Review Use of Body Scanners in County Jails

By |2018-08-07T20:20:30+00:00August 7th, 2018|Categories: In the news, Press Release, Uncategorized|0 Comments

In order to ensure safety in LA County jails and preserve the dignity of those entrusted to the County’s care, today the Board of Supervisors approved a motion authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, and co-authored by Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, to collect data on the implementation of body scanners at County jail [...]