East Los Angeles Farmers’ Market Expands to Include More Farm Fresh Goods, Cultural Events Series and Free Community Services in Conjunction with Chair Solis’ Shop East LA Campaign

2021-08-27T14:47:53-07:00August 27th, 2021|Arts, Community, In the news, Press Release|

The 100% Certified Farmers’ Market Moves to Iconic Whittier Blvd. with Double the Exhibitors, Live Entertainment, and Mobile Clinics Providing Health Screenings and COVID-19 Vaccinations EAST LOS ANGELES — The East Los Angeles Certified Farmers’ Market announces expanded offerings and community services including farm fresh products, locally crafted artisanal goods, foods from neighborhood restaurants, kids’ craft [...]

Chair Solis and Angel City FC Host Soccer Clinic for Unaccompanied Children at Pomona Fairplex

2021-07-21T13:46:18-07:00July 21st, 2021|Arts, Community, Immigration, In the news, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chair, Hilda L. Solis, Supervisor to the First District, and Angel City FC, LA's professional women's soccer team set to debut in Spring 2022, today hosted a day of play, featuring soccer clinics and arts and crafts for the unaccompanied children at the Pomona Fairplex Emergency Intake Site. [...]

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on the passage of the 2020-21 Supplemental Budget

2020-10-01T11:28:11-07:00September 29th, 2020|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Arts, Community, Health, Immigration, In the news, Jobs, Policy, Press Release|

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis issued the following statement after the Board of Supervisors passed the 2020-21 Supplemental Budget, which brought the County’s total budget to $37.6 billion: “In March, in response to the global pandemic, the County Health Officer issued the Safer at Home Order, which upended our lives. “Initially, many thought COVID-19 was an [...]

Supervisor Solis provides $730,000 in funding towards the expansion of the Chinese American Museum, $20,000 to recognize Medal of Honor recipients

2019-12-10T11:44:14-08:00December 10th, 2019|Arts, In the news, Parks and Open Space, Press Release, Veterans|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion to allocate $730,000 of her Proposition A (1996) discretionary funds to the Friends of the Chinese American Museum (FCAM), to allow the expansion project of the Chinese American Museum to move forward: “I am excited to [...]

Supervisor Solis’ Statement on LA County’s Consideration of a Potential Proposal to Acquire the Southwest Museum

2019-04-09T15:25:10-07:00April 9th, 2019|Arts, Community, In the news, Press Release, Transportation|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors unanimously passed her motion that directs LA County to work with the LA County Arts Commission and LA Metro in considering submitting a proposal for the County’s potential acquisition of the Southwest Museum: “For over one hundred years, the Southwest Museum [...]

Claremont Library Renamed in Honor of Local Philanthropist Helen Renwick

2019-02-26T11:47:21-08:00February 25th, 2019|Arts, Community, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

Helen Renwick was an influential philanthropist who supported the growing Claremont community in the early 1900s. In 1919, Helen Renwick donated the land behind her house to be used as the site for a Claremont library. In honor of her legacy, today the Board of Supervisors approved a motion, authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor [...]

Supervisor Solis Mobilizes County Resources To Help Students and Families During Teacher’s Strike

2019-01-15T21:29:48-08:00January 15th, 2019|Arts, Community, Health, In the news, Parks and Open Space, Press Release, women children and families|

Yesterday, teachers throughout the Los Angeles Unified School District went on strike to advocate for smaller class sizes, schoolroom supplies, permanent nursing staff, and more in order to create better learning environments for schoolchildren. With nearly 700,000 students, LAUSD is one of the largest school districts in the world. To mitigate the impact of the [...]

LA County Becomes the First Municipality in California to Adopt Declaration for Student Arts Equity

2018-12-10T20:21:59-08:00April 3rd, 2018|Arts, In the news|

Los Angeles County is the largest and most diverse county in the Country. To further the County’s commitment to arts, culture, and diversity, today the Board of Supervisors passed a motion, co-authored by arts advocates Supervisors Sheila Kuehl and Hilda L. Solis, to become the first municipality in California to adopt and establish the State [...]

Supervisor Solis Leads Restoration Effort of Hugo Ballin Mural at LAC+USC Medical Center

2018-12-10T20:24:03-08:00March 28th, 2018|Arts, In the news|

The 1932 General Hospital Mural is an historic art piece that is suffering extremely poor conditions. In an effort to conserve this priceless artwork for future generations, the Board of Supervisors passed a motion, authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, to restore and repair the Hugo Ballin Medical Sciences Fresco at the historic General Hospital [...]

Supervisor Solis Assists Self Help Graphics with $450,000 in Funding to Enhance Community Services

2018-12-10T20:23:56-08:00December 20th, 2017|Arts, In the news, Press Release|

Today the L.A. County Board of Supervisors passed a motion, authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, to enter into an agreement with Self Help Graphics & Art, a pioneering community arts organization, for $450,000 in funding for equipment and/or property renovations. In exchange for a commitment to provide a slate of community services and benefits at [...]

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