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LA County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis Announces New Child Care Program for Essential Workers

2020-09-23T15:47:54-07:00September 23rd, 2020|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis on Wednesday announced the launch of a new $15 million Countywide program that will provide child care vouchers to 5,000 essential workers and low-income working parents through Dec. 30. “Child care is the backbone of our economy and parents seeking child care are facing financial hardships as the [...]

Supervisor Solis, Baby2Baby, and Build-A-Bear Provide Baby Essentials and School Supplies to Families in Need

2020-09-23T15:41:37-07:00September 22nd, 2020|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis on Sept. 21 joined the nonprofit Baby2Baby to distribute backpacks, school supplies, diapers, baby wipes, teddy bears, and ice cream to students at Shirpser Elementary School, an El Monte campus where all children come from households that are under the federal poverty line. The event was sponsored by [...]

LA County Celebrates National Voter Registration Day

2020-09-23T16:23:37-07:00September 22nd, 2020|Community, In the news, Press Release, services|

In an effort to get more people to vote in the Presidential General Election, Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis has teamed up with More Than A Vote and the Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk to observe Tuesday as National Voter Registration Day. “National Voter Registration Day is an opportunity to get civically involved to strengthen our [...]

El Condado de Los Angeles Retendrá el Programa de Promotores Como Parte de la Respuesta a la Crisis de COVID-19

2020-09-16T09:14:58-07:00September 16th, 2020|Spanish|

Las comunidades Latinx ven a los promotoras/es como trabajadores comunitarios de salud mental de confianza que construyen puentes entre la atención medica y los residentes locales. Estos trabajadores de salud quienes hablan español ayudan a pacientes a navegar por el sistema de salud. Con la pandemia de COVID-19, es vital que las comunidades que no [...]

LA County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis Statement on LA County’s CARES Act Spending Plan

2020-09-15T14:37:45-07:00September 15th, 2020|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis issued the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved a $129.7 million supplemental spending plan for the remaining unallocated federal CARES Act funding: “For the last six months, COVID-19 has plagued the world and impacted the 10 million residents who call LA County home. The First Supervisorial [...]

Supervisor Solis Advocates for New Sidewalk Vending Pilot Program

2020-09-15T14:13:58-07:00September 15th, 2020|Community, Health, In the news, Jobs, Press Release|

A growing industry throughout California, sidewalk vending offers many people, but especially women and immigrants, a chance to earn a living. In response, today the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis to launch a pilot program that will promote public safety while expanding economic opportunity for [...]

LA County to Support Prop 17 to Give People on Parole the Right to Vote

2020-09-15T12:53:11-07:00September 15th, 2020|Community, In the news, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

California’s Constitution currently denies people on parole for felony convictions the right to vote until they served their sentence and their parole is over. On average, that could be up to at least three years after their release date. To remove this barrier to voting, today the Board of Supervisors approved a motion authored by [...]

LA County to Ensure Backup Energy Systems Are in Place During Power Failures

2020-09-15T12:27:30-07:00September 15th, 2020|Community, In the news, Policy, Press Release|

With recent wildfires and heatwaves, LA County residents have endured rolling blackouts due to excessive heat driving up electricity use. While power outages tend to affect everyone, energy shutoffs disproportionately impact our Black and Latinx communities who often live in hotter areas. In response, today the Board of Supervisors passed a motion authored by Los [...]

LA County to Oppose Proposed Changes to Appeals in Immigration Proceedings

2020-09-15T13:25:37-07:00September 15th, 2020|Immigration, 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 submit a comment expressing the County’s opposition to proposed changes in appeals during immigration proceedings: “For many immigrants having a fair day in court can mean the difference between living safely in the United States, [...]

Supervisor Solis Invests in Bassett Park Improvements and One-Stop Center in La Puente

2020-09-15T11:05:03-07:00September 15th, 2020|Community, In the news, Parks and Open Space, Press Release|

Today, the Board of Supervisors approved two actions led by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis in direct investments in projects supporting the San Gabriel Valley: $3 million in repairs and enhancements to Bassett Park and $9.8 million for a new One-Stop Center in La Puente. “I am working hard to invest in our [...]