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Supervisor Solis’ statement on her “No” vote on funding the LA County jail plan

2019-06-28T10:03:29-08:00June 26th, 2019|Community, In the news, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after she voted 'No' on $30 million in funding towards the Mental Health Treatment Facility, also known as the new LA County jail plan, during today's Budget Deliberations: “Based on my conversations with mental health professionals who work with the population in our custody, [...]

LA County Rallies in Response to SCOTUS Decision on the 2020 Census Citizenship Question

2019-07-01T10:49:01-08:00June 21st, 2019|Community, Immigration, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

Officials Encourage County Residents to Participate in the Census More than 100 individuals from community organizations and government agencies joined Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis on Thursday in Grand Park in downtown Los Angeles to celebrate the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to not include a citizenship question on the 2020 Census. “Today's decision [...]

Supervisor Solis’ statement on LA County’s support of the Family First Transition and Support Act

2019-06-18T12:29:46-08:00June 18th, 2019|Community, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion to send a five-signature letter to representatives in Washington D.C. expressing LA County’s strong support of H.R. 2702, the Family First Transition and Support Act: “In September 2019, the County of Los Angeles stands to lose [...]

Supervisor Solis and the LA County Office of Immigrant Affairs expand outreach and support for immigrants

2019-06-18T12:27:51-08:00June 18th, 2019|Community, Immigration, In the news, Press Release|

Immigrants born in a different country comprise 35 percent of LA County’s population, contribute 36 percent of the County’s $653 billion GDP, account for more than 40 percent of the employed workforce, and make up more than half of small business owners. In response to continued attacks by the federal government upon this vital and [...]

Supervisor Solis Drives Innovative Housing Proposal at Bob Hope Patriotic Hall Parking Lot

2019-05-28T16:09:38-08:00May 28th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, In the news, Press Release, Veterans|

Built in 1925, the Bob Hope Patriotic Hall provides a wide array of services to Los Angeles County Veterans, active members of the United States Armed Forces, and their dependents and survivors. As a hub for military and Veteran services in the County, Patriotic Hall serves over 30,000 visitors and holds over 1,000 events annually [...]

Addressing Disparities in Foster Care, LA County to Launch Office of Equity

2019-05-21T12:35:22-08:00May 21st, 2019|Community, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

African-American children and youth who identify as LGBTQ are disproportionately overrepresented in foster care when compared to the general population. The representation of Latino children in foster care also continues to grow. Children in foster care experience disparities related to health, education, homelessness, unemployment, early and unplanned pregnancies, and criminal justice system involvement. Given the [...]

Los Angeles County Implements One Year Travel Ban in Response to Alabama’s Attack on Reproductive Rights

2019-05-21T12:25:03-08:00May 20th, 2019|Health, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

On May 15, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed into law HB 314, which prohibits abortion in nearly all circumstances. Testimony from legislators and news reports make it clear that the law, which is clearly unconstitutional, is an attempt to bring an abortion case to the United States Supreme Court and overturn the landmark Roe v. [...]

La Declaración de la Supervisora Solis en Contra la Nueva Regla Propuesta por HUD

2019-05-14T12:19:08-08:00May 14th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Immigration, In the news, Press Release|

La Supervisora del Condado de Los Ángeles Hilda L. Solis dio a conocer la siguiente declaración en contra de la nueva propuesta del Departamento de Vivienda y Desarrollo Urbano (HUD) que intenta de impedir que familias inmigrantes reciban ayuda federal para viviendas: "Esta administración ha lanzado otro ataque en contra de las familias inmigrantes con [...]

Supervisor Solis Continues to Combat Homelessness with Two New Initiatives, Creating up to 228 New Shelter Beds

2019-10-10T15:32:26-08:00May 14th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

The 2018 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count found approximately 59,000 people experiencing homelessness in the County of Los Angeles, and roughly 74 percent of those individuals, 39,400, were unsheltered. Of those unsheltered, nearly 10,000 were in the First Supervisorial District. Homelessness is an urgent and ongoing problem that presents an imminent threat to life, health, [...]

LA County Responds to Measles Outbreak, Supports Strengthening Vaccination Requirements

2019-04-30T13:01:15-08:00April 30th, 2019|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

Measles is a highly contagious viral infection that has been on the rise in the United States and internationally. In 2019, there have been more than 700 cases in the United States, making this the second-worst year for measles since it was declared to be eliminated in 2000. Last week, the Los Angeles County Department [...]