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For Diabetes Awareness Month, Supervisor Solis Leads Efforts to Expand Access to Nutritious Food

2022-11-15T17:49:59-08:00November 15th, 2022|Community, Health, In the news, Newsletter, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA - Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and Supervisor Janice Hahn to proclaim November 2022 as Diabetes Awareness Month in Los Angeles County and to expand access to healthy and nutritious food for residents most in-need. For low-income communities in LA County, [...]

Los Angeles County Implements Gender Impact Assessment

2022-11-15T17:49:14-08:00November 15th, 2022|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA - Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and Supervisor Sheila Kuehl to implement a Gender Impact Assessment (GIA) for County departments. "Achieving gender equity is a multi-year effort, requiring us to question assumptions that our services affect everyone in the same [...]

LA County Leads Effort to Support Residents with Student Loan Debt Relief

2022-11-02T11:23:05-07:00November 2nd, 2022|Community, In the news, Newsletter, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA - Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and Supervisor Holly J. Mitchell to support residents with student loan debt relief. Since 1980, the cost of college has almost tripled ─ leaving more than 40 million Americans in debt for their education. This accounts [...]

LA County to Investigate Safe Maximum Indoor Temperature Thresholds to Assist Heat Vulnerable Tenants and Workers in High-Risk Workplaces

2022-11-02T11:13:09-07:00November 2nd, 2022|Community, In the news, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA - Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis to investigate safe maximum indoor temperature thresholds to assist heat-vulnerable tenants and workers in high-risk workplaces. The negative health impacts of climate change are already being felt in the County as heat-related emergency department visits have more [...]

LA County Adopts Formal Land Acknowledgment

2022-11-01T16:48:30-07:00November 1st, 2022|Community, In the news, Newsletter, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA - Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and Supervisor Janice Hahn to adopt a formal land acknowledgment. A land acknowledgment is a statement that recognizes an area’s original inhabitants who have been forcibly dispossessed of their homelands and is a [...]

LA County Proclaims Support for Proposition 1: Constitutional Rights to Reproductive Freedom

2022-11-01T16:10:17-07:00November 1st, 2022|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA - Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and Supervisor Janice Hahn to support Proposition 1: Constitutional Right to Reproductive Freedom. "The Supreme Court's Dobbs v. Jackson decision will lead to increased deaths of women, particularly women of color, and it [...]

Solis Applauds State Investment of $14 Million for Unsheltered Women and Families in Los Angeles County

2022-10-27T15:44:53-07:00October 27th, 2022|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

LOS ANGELES, CA - Yesterday, Governor Gavin Newsom announced $48 million in grants to eight communities to fund innovative efforts to serve people living in encampments and support their pathway to stable housing. The Los Angeles County Continuum of Care will receive the largest of the awards – $14.96 million to serve 500 women and families [...]

Empowering Schools and Youth to Respond to the Drug Overdose Epidemic

2022-10-18T17:09:16-07:00October 18th, 2022|Community, Health, In the news, Newsletter, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA - Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis to empower schools and youth to respond to the drug overdose epidemic in Los Angeles County. "Los Angeles County is experiencing the worst overdose epidemic in local history, and it is having devastating [...]

LA County to Support Women and Girls in Iran

2022-10-18T16:23:27-07:00October 18th, 2022|Community, In the news, Newsletter, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA - Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and Supervisor Sheila Kuehl to support women and girls in Iran. On September 16th, Mahsa Amini died after she was detained by Iran’s morality police while visiting her family in Tehran, allegedly because she was [...]

Three-Year Guaranteed Income Pilot Program for 300 Youth Launches

2022-10-12T11:20:15-07:00October 12th, 2022|Community, In the news, Newsletter, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA - Following a board motion authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) launched a three-year Guaranteed Income Pilot Program for 300 youth between the ages of 18 and 24 who are currently receiving County employment services through the General Relief Opportunities for [...]

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