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Expanding the Pilot Community Land Trust Partnership Program at Supervisor Solis’ Direction

2020-11-10T11:36:21-08:00November 10th, 2020|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, In the news, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Board of Supervisors today approved a motion authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, and co-authored by Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, expanding the Pilot Community Land Trust Partnership Program to include non-Chapter 8 properties – properties suitable for affordable housing and necessary to protect rent-burdened households from falling into homelessness [...]

Supervisor Solis’ Statement on Los Angeles County’s Second Supplemental CARES Act Spending Plan

2020-11-10T11:10:23-08:00November 10th, 2020|COVID-19, In the news, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA – Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis issued the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved a $65.2 million supplemental spending plan for the remaining unallocated federal CARES Act funding: “The COVID-19 crisis paints a stark portrait of inequity that comes after years of long-term neglect in our communities of color [...]

Los Angeles County on the Right Side of Criminal Justice Reforms

2020-11-10T10:54:23-08:00November 9th, 2020|In the news, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

LOS ANGELES, CA – Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after voters resoundingly decided to reimagine our criminal justice system by passing Measure J, the Los Angeles County Charter Amendment which will guarantee locally generated, flexible revenue directly into community and alternatives to incarceration; passing Proposition 17, which will amend the [...]

Chair Pro Tem Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on the Presidential Election of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris

2020-11-10T10:45:13-08:00November 7th, 2020|In the news, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA – Los Angeles County Chair Pro Tem Hilda L. Solis released the following statement congratulating Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as President-elect and Vice President-elect of the United States of America: “The voters have spoken, and they have chosen Joe Biden to serve as the 46th President of the United States – breaking [...]

Supervisor Solis’ Statement on Ensuring Data System Integrity for COVID-19 Surveillance

2020-10-27T13:44:51-07:00October 27th, 2020|Health, In the news, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA – Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion directing the County’s Department of Public Health, with consultation from County Counsel and the County’s Internal Services Department, to immediately develop and approve information technology purchase orders to continue to support enhancements to [...]

Los Angeles County to Reunite Children and Families Separated at the U.S. Border at Supervisor Solis’ Direction

2020-10-27T13:25:50-07:00October 27th, 2020|Community, Immigration, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

LOS ANGELES, CA – At the direction of Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, the Board of Supervisors today voted in favor of reuniting 545 children with their families who were separated starting three years ago during the Trump Administration’s immigration crackdown at the U.S. border, as disclosed by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) [...]

Aligning the LAC + USC Restorative Care Village and General Hospital Reuse Project with State and County Priorities at Supervisor Solis’ Direction

2020-10-27T13:16:44-07:00October 27th, 2020|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA – At the direction of Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, the Board of Supervisors today voted in favor of aligning the LAC + USC Restorative Care Village and General Hospital Reuse Project with the State of California and Los Angeles County priorities. “There is no question that the investments at the [...]

Establishing a New Empowerment Program to Address the Digital Divide in Underserved Communities at Supervisor Solis’ Direction

2020-10-27T13:07:52-07:00October 27th, 2020|Community, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Board of Supervisors today unanimously approved a motion authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, and co-authored by Supervisor Kathryn Barger, establishing a new empowerment program to address the digital divide in Los Angeles County underserved communities. “Access to computer devices and broadband connectivity are critical initial steps [...]

Supervisor Solis’ Statement on Allowing Restaurants, Breweries, and Wineries to Implement a “COVID-19 Recovery Charge” as an Economic Tool within LA County Unincorporated Areas

2020-10-27T11:42:25-07:00October 27th, 2020|In the news, Jobs, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA – Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion directing the County’s Department of Consumer and Business Affairs, in consultation and collaboration with the County Counsel, and other relevant County Departments, and after considering feedback from labor and business representatives, to report back prior [...]

Supervisor Solis’ Statement on Reducing Barriers for People Who are Elderly or Have a Disability Receiving CalFresh Benefits

2020-10-27T11:19:32-07:00October 27th, 2020|Health, In the news, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA – 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 the secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) in support of the State of California’s request to extend the Elderly Simplified Application Project (ESAP) [...]