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LA County to Expand Voting Access for Residents Experiencing Homelessness

2019-09-17T10:57:33-07:00September 17th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, In the news, Press Release, services|

Individuals experiencing homelessness encounter obstacles that limit their ability to register to vote, despite the fact that policy decisions are designed to directly impact those who are economically disadvantaged. People without stable housing may lack a permanent address and may require access to affordable transportation in order to register and/or vote. To address this inequity, [...]

LA County Supports the Protecting Families and Improving Immigration Procedures Act

2019-09-10T11:08:31-07:00September 10th, 2019|Immigration, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement directing LA County’s Chief Executive Officer for Legislative Affairs and Intergovernmental Relations to support U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s bill, the Protecting Immigrant Families and Improving Immigration Procedures Act (S. 1733), which would prohibit the federal government from ending the 1997 court-ordered Flores Agreement: "The federal [...]

LA County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis Opposes the Federal Administration’s Expanded Detention of Migrant Children

2019-09-03T14:15:31-07:00September 3rd, 2019|Immigration, In the news, Policy, Press Release|

As it moves toward ending the court-ordered agreement that prevents the indefinite detainment of migrant children, the federal Administration is searching for vacant properties in California that could serve as permanent detention centers for unaccompanied minors. In August, the Administration notified LA County that it is searching for local sites to detain migrant children. In [...]

Supervisor Solis’ Statement on LA County’s Preventive Steps to Reduce Acts of Gun Violence

2019-08-13T17:10:12-07:00August 13th, 2019|Community, Health, In the news, Policy, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion to direct LA County’s Department of Public Health to convene the Office of Violence Prevention Leadership Team and the Community Partnership Council so they can identify strategies that will prevent acts of violence in public spaces: [...]

LA County to Support Public Housing Authorities That Will Help Former Foster Youth Find Housing

2019-08-13T17:01:21-07:00August 13th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, In the news, Press Release|

A new federal program designed to help young people who age out of the foster care system could provide housing vouchers to eligible youth in Los Angeles County. The County serves more than 34,000 children and youth, including 2,000 young people in extended foster care who struggle to access stable housing once they leave the [...]

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Statement in Support of AB 577 to Extend Postpartum Care for New Mothers

2019-08-06T14:15:08-07:00August 6th, 2019|Community, 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 send a five-signature letter expressing strong support of AB 577 to the bill’s author, Assemblywoman Susan Talamantes Eggman (D-Stockton), Sacramento’s Legislative leadership, the County’s State Legislative Delegation, and to California Gov. Gavin Newsom: "AB 577 [...]

LA County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Statement Opposing Federal Administration’s Expansion of Expedited Removal of Immigrants

2019-07-30T13:12:52-07:00July 30th, 2019|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 direct LA County’s Chief Executive Officer and the Legislative Affairs and Intergovernmental Relations team to send a five-signature letter to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Los Angeles County Congressional [...]

LA County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Statement in Opposition to New Federal Asylum Eligibility Rule

2019-07-30T13:00:15-07:00July 30th, 2019|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 send a five-signature letter to the U.S. Attorney General, the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and the LA County Congressional Delegation to express the Board’s firm opposition to the interim final rule, [...]

LA County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on Proposed Federal Rules to Limit Access to CalFresh

2019-07-30T11:04:22-07:00July 30th, 2019|Health, In the news, Policy, 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 send a five-signature letter to the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture and to the County Congressional Delegation to declare Los Angeles County’s strong opposition to proposed federal rules to cut food benefits: “The Trump Administration is [...]

LA County to Protect Board-and-Care Residents from Transfer Trauma

2019-07-23T12:30:25-07:00July 23rd, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, In the news, Press Release|

Many individuals who have been discharged from a psychiatric hospital, or from the criminal justice system, have found support at board-and-care homes that provide 24-hour-care. In recent years, many of these facilities have been closing in Los Angeles County due to rising costs, which traumatizes residents who are forced to suddenly find other suitable housing [...]