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LA County to Design a Family Treatment Court Model to Better Support Parents and Foster Children

2019-04-23T11:53:48-07:00April 23rd, 2019|Community, In the news, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion, women children and families|

When parents fall into substance use addiction, children often become involved with child welfare services. In fact, 58.7% of all dependency cases involved substance use, impacting approximately 11,444 children. In order to create better outcomes for LA County families, today the Board of Supervisors approved a motion authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. [...]

LA County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on SB 751

2019-04-16T13:44:04-07:00April 16th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis has released the following statement on today’s vote by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors to direct the County’s legislative advocates in Sacramento to support State Senate Bill 751 (Rubio): “I support State Sen. Susan Rubio’s bill, SB 751, which will establish the San Gabriel Valley Regional [...]

In Another Step Forward for Criminal Justice Reform, LA County to Review Eliminating Criminal Justice Fees

2019-04-16T13:24:20-07:00April 16th, 2019|Community, In the news, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

When a person is convicted of a crime, in addition to serving time in jail or prison, they often face fines, fees, and penalties. These fees are incurred at nearly every stage of the criminal justice system, and are used to generate revenue for various criminal justice agencies. Sadly, the accumulation of these fines and [...]

Supervisor Solis and LA County Redouble Effort to Ensure Every Foster Child has a Family and a Home of Their Own

2019-04-09T15:22:12-07:00April 9th, 2019|In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

As of February 2019, 89% or 16,176 of the children in the LA County foster care system live in a family setting. However, LA County’s goal is to ensure that every child has a family and a home to call their own. In furtherance of this moral and civic responsibility, today the Board of Supervisors [...]

Supervisor Solis’ Statement on LA County’s Consideration of a Potential Proposal to Acquire the Southwest Museum

2019-04-09T15:25:10-07:00April 9th, 2019|Arts, Community, In the news, Press Release, Transportation|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors unanimously passed her motion that directs LA County to work with the LA County Arts Commission and LA Metro in considering submitting a proposal for the County’s potential acquisition of the Southwest Museum: “For over one hundred years, the Southwest Museum [...]

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on Relative Caregiver Funding

2019-03-26T17:10:07-07:00March 26th, 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 passed her motion to send a five-signature letter asking the State Legislature to maintain the current timeframe for emergency caregiver funding: “Kin caregivers – relatives and family friends – are the backbone of our child welfare system. Foster children [...]

East LA Entrepreneur Center coming soon to support local businesses

2019-03-19T11:47:55-07:00March 19th, 2019|Community, In the news, Jobs, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA - East Los Angeles is the densest unincorporated community in the County of Los Angeles, with diverse commercial and retail corridors, growing consumer markets, and infrastructure investment opportunities. To support and make the most of these unique advantages, today the Board of Supervisors approved a motion authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda [...]

Investing in local jobs, Supervisor Solis launches microloan program

2019-03-19T11:42:12-07:00March 19th, 2019|Community, In the news, Jobs, Press Release|

Throughout LA County, and especially in economically disadvantaged communities, there is a need for secure and affordable lending products geared towards businesses. Given limited employment opportunities with livable and family-sustaining wages in economically disadvantaged communities, it is often difficult to start a new business. Those who do take the leap to create their own entrepreneurial businesses often do not have [...]

Supervisor Solis’ statement on LA County’s purchase of property for a new public park in Walnut Park

2019-03-19T13:14:47-07:00March 19th, 2019|Community, In the news, Parks and Open Space, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved the purchase of properties at 2603-2611 Grand Avenue and at 2614 Hope Street in Walnut Park for a public park and for recreational services:   “Today’s action will facilitate a much-needed community park in park-poor Walnut Park. As [...]

LA County to join fight supporting women’s health, against ‘domestic gag rule’

2019-03-12T16:06:35-07:00March 12th, 2019|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

On March 4, the Trump Administration issued a new regulation in the Federal Registrar barring abortion providers and organizations that provide abortion referrals from accessing federal family planning funds. In response to this unconstitutional attack on women’s health, today the Board of Supervisors approved a motion authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, [...]