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Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ statement on her appointment as one of Governor-elect Gavin Newsom’s ‘All in California’ Ambassadors

2018-11-16T20:01:01-07:00November 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|

LA County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement following the announcement of her appointment as one of Governor-elect Gavin Newsom's 'All in California' Ambassadors: “I am happy to join Governor-elect Newsom’s team of 'All in California' Ambassadors. While much of California is seeing economic growth and opportunity created under Governor Brown’s leadership, there [...]

To Inform Street Vending Regulations, LA County to Begin Comprehensive and Collaborative Community Outreach

2018-11-07T19:18:15-07:00November 7th, 2018|In the news, Jobs, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA – Sidewalk vending provides a living for vendors and is a growing industry throughout California. In response to this growth, a recently enacted state law (SB 946) creates new restrictions on street vending regulations and encourages local governments to adopt requirements tailored to their jurisdiction. Today, the Board of Supervisors approved a motion authored [...]

LA County to set minimum age for juvenile prosecution and develop supportive services for youth

2018-11-28T22:39:31-07:00October 30th, 2018|In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

LOS ANGELES, CA – In California in 2015, 687 children under 12 were referred for prosecution, including one five-year-old and 13 seven-year-olds. Approximately 250 of those 687 children were prosecuted. However, studies show that the immaturity of youth lessens their culpability and makes it more difficult for them to navigate the justice system. In response, [...]

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on Donald Trump’s Proposal to End Birthright Citizenship

2018-11-28T22:55:35-07:00October 30th, 2018|Immigration, In the news|

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 [...]

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on Domestic Violence Awareness Month

2018-11-28T22:58:24-07:00October 2nd, 2018|In the news, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion, women children and families|

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’ Statement on the passage of the 2018-19 Supplemental Budget

2018-11-28T23:00:26-07:00October 2nd, 2018|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Health, In the news, Press Release|

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, [...]

Board of Supervisors Expand Public-Private Partnerships in LA County

2018-11-28T23:03:40-07:00September 18th, 2018|In the news, Press Release|

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 [...]

Los Angeles County Advances Gender Equity with Two Actions led by Supervisor Solis

2018-07-24T20:26:07-07:00July 24th, 2018|In the news, Press Release, Uncategorized|

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 [...]

Los Angeles County to Combat Hate Violence with Comprehensive and Collaborative Action

2018-11-28T23:08:08-07:00July 17th, 2018|In the news, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

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 [...]

Supervisors Hear Report on the County’s Sexual Harassment Reporting Process

2018-06-18T23:07:38-07:00December 12th, 2017|In the news, Press Release|

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 [...]