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Supervisor Solis Advocates for the Extension of the Countywide Eviction Moratorium

2020-09-01T14:54:36-07:00September 1st, 2020|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis issued the following statement after the Board of Supervisors voted to extend the County’s eviction moratorium through Oct. 31, 2020 and extend it for all cities throughout LA County:   “The COVID-19 pandemic has driven unemployment rates to historic levels, forcing many families to unfairly choose between paying [...]

LA County to End Transfers to ICE without a Judicial Warrant

2020-09-01T14:20:18-07:00September 1st, 2020|Community, Immigration, In the news, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

Signaling the County’s resolve to continue to protect immigrants, today the Board of Supervisors approved a motion authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, and co-authored by Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, prohibiting the use of County resources in transferring people to ICE custody without a judicial warrant. “It is the right time to end [...]

LA County to Retain Promotores Program as Part of COVID-19 Crisis Response

2020-09-16T10:41:16-07:00September 1st, 2020|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

Latinx communities view promotoras/es as trusted community mental health workers who build bridges between clinical care and local residents. These Spanish-speaking lay health workers help patients navigate the healthcare system. With the COVID-19 pandemic, it is vital that non-English speaking communities gain access to mental health resources. Reaffirming its commitment to addressing health inequities, the [...]

LA County to Address Disenfranchisement of Voters at Public Housing

2020-09-02T00:10:32-07:00September 1st, 2020|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, 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 prioritize voting services in or near public housing:   “Voting is one of our most fundamental, sacred rights. However, since its existence, voter suppression has always posed a threat, especially for communities of color. With [...]

LA County to Recognize East LA’s 50th Anniversary of the Chicano Moratorium

2020-09-01T13:07:04-07:00September 1st, 2020|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 recognize the historical and cultural significance of Aug. 29, 2020, the day that marked the 50th anniversary of the National Chicano Moratorium Against the Vietnam War and the death of former journalist Ruben Salazar: “Fifty [...]

LA County to Support Proposition 16 to Advance Equity for All

2020-09-01T12:51:49-07:00September 1st, 2020|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 support Proposition 16, a November ballot initiative that would repeal Proposition 209 and reinstate affirmation active in public contracting, employment, and education:   “Inequities exist and they have been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. But [...]

Executive Order Taking Urgent Action to Ensure the Functioning of American Democracy and Preservation of the United States Postal Service by Supervisor Solis

2020-08-26T15:15:07-07:00August 26th, 2020|Community, In the news, Press Release, services|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, Chair Pro Tem of the Board of Supervisors, issued an Executive Order taking urgent action to ensure the functioning of American Democracy amid COVID-19. At Supervisor Solis’s direction, the County of Los Angeles will join or file in litigation as amicus curiae aimed to prevent changes to the [...]

Supervisor Solis and Mexican Consulate Launch a COVID-19 Testing Site in MacArthur Park

2020-08-14T12:25:26-07:00August 14th, 2020|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

With data revealing communities of color have been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19, Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and the Mexican Consulate of Los Angeles partnered on Wednesday to open a new COVID-19 testing site in MacArthur Park. Located inside the Mexican Consulate, this free testing site will keep local communities healthy and slow [...]

Supervisor Solis Launches New COVID-19 Testing Site in Azusa

2020-08-14T12:20:39-07:00August 14th, 2020|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis on Tuesday launched a new COVID-19 testing site at 340 N. Orange Ave. in Azusa. This free walk-up testing site will slow the spread of COVID-19 by identifying individuals who need to isolate and receive medical care. “Testing is critical to stop the spread of the virus in [...]