Supervisor Hilda L. Solis has issued the following statement in response to President Donald Trump stating that he would sign an executive order ending birthright citizenship: "Birthright citizenship is a right that is clearly enshrined in the U.S. Constitution – and it is a right in more than 30 other countries. It is not something [...]
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Supervisor Hilda L. Solis issued the following statement after the Board of Supervisors unanimously passed her motion declaring the month of October "Domestic Violence Awareness Month": “During Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we must recommit ourselves to helping individuals whose lives have been affected by domestic violence. While we recognize we have made some strides [...]
Supervisor Hilda L. Solis issued the following statement after the Board of Supervisors passed the 2018-2019 Supplemental Budget, which brought the County’s total budget to $32.8 billion and increases the County’s workforce to nearly 112,000 budgeted positions: “Los Angeles County’s budget is balanced and our fiscal future looks bright. With federal funds increasingly unreliable, [...]
Since its launch in 2016, the Center for Strategic Public-Private Partnerships has helped its partners co-invest more than $4.5 million to transform Los Angeles County’s system serving vulnerable youth and families. To build upon these successes, today the Board of Supervisors approved a motion authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, and co-authored [...]
Women still face limited opportunities in management, make less than men, and experience discrimination and harassment. Today the Board of Supervisors approved two motions, authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and co-authored by Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, to eliminate these workplace disparities. One motion is a 4-signature letter in support of state legislation to improve gender [...]
According to a crime rates statistics report recently released by the California Department of Justice, hate crimes have risen by more than 17% across California in the last year. In response, today the Board of Supervisors passed a motion, authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and co-authored by Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, which would establish best [...]
Over the past several weeks, a wave of sexual harassment claims have swept the nation and heightened awareness to address these issues. Today, the Board of Supervisors heard a report from the County Equity Oversight Panel ("CEOP"), County Counsel, and the County Department of Human Resources on LA County's sexual harassment procedures. This report followed [...]