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Supervisor Solis’ statement opposing discrimination by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

2019-11-26T14:39:38-08:00November 26th, 2019|Health, 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 oppose the Federal Administration’s proposed rule to strip protections against discrimination in grant programs funded by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS):   “The Federal government provides billions of dollars in funding [...]

Supervisor Solis’ statement on the prioritization of $41 million in state funding for disadvantaged communities

2019-11-26T14:34:15-08:00November 26th, 2019|Community, Environment and Environmental Justice, In the news, Jobs, Parks and Open Space, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion to support the reimbursement of approximately $41 million from the State of California to the Los Angeles County Flood Control District for the Los Angeles County Drainage Area project, with these funds to be prioritized for [...]

LA County adds 237 beds for youth with foster care experience with nearly $9.5 million in funding

2019-11-12T17:50:01-08:00November 12th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

While the LA Countywide homeless services delivery system housed more young people in 2018 than ever before, more youth are still falling into homelessness. Many youth experiencing homelessness were previously in the foster care system. Following a November 2018 motion authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis on transitional housing for former foster [...]

LA County approves $68.4 million for construction of the Restorative Care Village at LAC+USC Medical Center

2019-11-14T12:49:33-08:00November 12th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, Health, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

Supervisor Solis passes motion requiring increased local and targeted worker hiring and Project Labor Agreements Following several years of community meetings led by the Health Innovation Community Partnership and actions taken at the Board of Supervisors by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, today the Board of Supervisors approved $68.4 million for the construction [...]

Supervisor Solis’ statement on the Walnut Park Pocket Park $4.3 million grant application

2019-11-05T12:13:30-08:00November 5th, 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 her motion to direct the LA County Department of Parks and Recreation to submit Prop 68 grant applications for four new County parks, including $4,323,000 for the Walnut Park Pocket Park, to the California Department of Parks and [...]

Supervisor Solis’ statement on the assessment of the East Los Angeles Civic Center

2019-11-05T12:08:53-08:00November 5th, 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 her motion to direct the County Chief Executive Officer and County Departments to conduct a comprehensive needs assessment of the East LA Civic Center campus: “The East Los Angeles Civic Center is the heart of East LA, the [...]

Supervisor Solis’ statement on the Trump Administration’s attempt to worsen food insecurity

2019-10-22T13:05:01-08:00October 22nd, 2019|Health, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion to oppose the Trump Administration’s proposed change to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), including submitting a public comment, sending a five-signature letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and monitoring and consider filing a legal [...]

Supervisor Solis’ statement on establishing a Countywide community outreach plan for lead-based paint remediation

2019-10-22T12:55:25-08:00October 22nd, 2019|Community, Environment and Environmental Justice, Health, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved her motion to direct the Department of Public Health to develop and implement a community outreach, education, and engagement plan that ensures culturally-competent and accessible communication to ensure as many homes as possible receive remediation services from [...]

Supervisor Solis’ statement on creating an LA County Youth Climate Commission

2019-10-16T11:54:17-08:00October 15th, 2019|Community, Environment and Environmental Justice, Health, In the news, Jobs, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved her motion to begin the process to establish a Los Angeles County Youth Climate Commission: “We know that low-income communities and communities of color are suffering the most severe impacts from a changing climate, and it is [...]

Supervisor Solis’ statement on Gov. Newsom signing AB 539 (high cost loans) into law

2019-10-10T17:27:35-08:00October 10th, 2019|Community, In the news, Jobs, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after Gov. Gavin Newsom signed AB 539 (high cost loans) into law:   “For too long, low-income communities of color have been taken advantage of by high-cost lenders, trapping consumers in loans that they cannot afford to repay, undercutting their financial well-being, and impacting [...]