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LA County to Restore Funding for Youth@Work at Supervisor Solis’ Direction

2020-09-29T15:15:51-07:00September 29th, 2020|Community, In the news, Jobs, Press Release|

At the direction of Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, the Board of Supervisors today voted to restore $20.7 million in funding for the Youth@Work program and allocated $5 million in long-term funding to ensure up to 10,000 young adults can continue getting work experiences that lead to entry-level jobs.    “As former U.S. [...]

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on the passage of the 2020-21 Supplemental Budget

2020-10-01T11:28:11-07:00September 29th, 2020|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Arts, Community, Health, Immigration, In the news, Jobs, Policy, Press Release|

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis issued the following statement after the Board of Supervisors passed the 2020-21 Supplemental Budget, which brought the County’s total budget to $37.6 billion: “In March, in response to the global pandemic, the County Health Officer issued the Safer at Home Order, which upended our lives. “Initially, many thought COVID-19 was an [...]

Innovative and Rapid Construction of Housing to Alleviate Homelessness to Launch at Former Jail Site

2020-09-29T13:28:34-07:00September 29th, 2020|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

The 2020 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count found nearly 66,436 people experiencing homelessness in the County of Los Angeles, which is a 12.7 percent increase over last year’s point-in-time count and well before the COVID-19 pandemic impacted individuals and families. The effects of the pandemic are far reaching, exacerbating the homelessness crisis and disproportionately affecting [...]

LA County to Address the Needs of Single Women Experiencing Homelessness

2020-09-29T12:44:03-07:00September 29th, 2020|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

Just under one-third of the 60,000 people experiencing homelessness in Los Angeles County are women — a 15 percent increase over 2019, according to the 2020 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count. The Homeless Count, however, does not reveal how many of these women are single, rendering them invisible. To address this, the Board of Supervisors [...]

LA County to Support ‘I Am Vanessa Guillén Act of 2020’ Through Action by Supervisor Solis

2020-09-29T12:17:09-07:00September 29th, 2020|In the news, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved her motion directing LA County to support the I Am Vanessa Guillén Act of 2020, which would reform how the military addresses sexual assault, sexual harassment and missing service members: “Twenty-two year old U.S. Army Specialist Vanessa [...]

LA County to Develop a Pilot Community Land Trust Partnership Program

2020-09-29T11:52:47-07:00September 29th, 2020|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors today approved her motion to create a pilot community land trust partnership program to provide more affordable housing units:   “As businesses shuttered to adhere to our County Safer at Home Order, families already on the edge of economic [...]

LA County to Celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day

2020-09-29T13:31:08-07:00September 29th, 2020|Community, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis issued the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion to recognize Oct. 12 as Indigenous Peoples' Day: “Since at least 1970, Native Americans have celebrated Indigenous Peoples' Day on the second Monday of October as a day of remembrance of our ancestors, as a means [...]

LA County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis Announces New Child Care Program for Essential Workers

2020-09-23T15:47:54-07:00September 23rd, 2020|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis on Wednesday announced the launch of a new $15 million Countywide program that will provide child care vouchers to 5,000 essential workers and low-income working parents through Dec. 30. “Child care is the backbone of our economy and parents seeking child care are facing financial hardships as the [...]

Supervisor Solis, Baby2Baby, and Build-A-Bear Provide Baby Essentials and School Supplies to Families in Need

2020-09-23T15:41:37-07:00September 22nd, 2020|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis on Sept. 21 joined the nonprofit Baby2Baby to distribute backpacks, school supplies, diapers, baby wipes, teddy bears, and ice cream to students at Shirpser Elementary School, an El Monte campus where all children come from households that are under the federal poverty line. The event was sponsored by [...]

LA County Celebrates National Voter Registration Day

2020-09-23T16:23:37-07:00September 22nd, 2020|Community, In the news, Press Release, services|

In an effort to get more people to vote in the Presidential General Election, Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis has teamed up with More Than A Vote and the Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk to observe Tuesday as National Voter Registration Day. “National Voter Registration Day is an opportunity to get civically involved to strengthen our [...]