LA County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on Welcoming Refugees

2019-12-03T12:56:41-08:00December 3rd, 2019|Community, 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 welcome and support refugees who make Los Angeles County their home: “Refugees flee violence and war to seek safety and protection in other countries like the United States. Refugees leave behind family and friends, and [...]

Supervisor Solis’ statement on the prioritization of $41 million in state funding for disadvantaged communities

2019-11-26T14:34:15-08:00November 26th, 2019|Community, Environment and Environmental Justice, In the news, Jobs, Parks and Open Space, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion to support the reimbursement of approximately $41 million from the State of California to the Los Angeles County Flood Control District for the Los Angeles County Drainage Area project, with these funds to be prioritized for [...]

LA County Opposes Fee Hikes for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

2019-11-26T10:38:55-08:00November 26th, 2019|Community, Immigration, In the news, 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 Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Chad Wolf to oppose a proposed federal rule that would increase application fees for immigrants: “This Administration has launched yet another [...]

LA County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on Latina Equal Pay Day

2019-11-20T09:07:05-08:00November 20th, 2019|Community, In the news, Jobs, leardership, Press Release, women children and families|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released this statement in support of Latina Equal Pay Day: “Latinas fare the worst in the gender wage gap, and this injustice harms our children and communities. With more than half of all Latinas being the primary breadwinner in their households, this inequality hurts families and our regional [...]

Supervisor Solis’ Statement on Protecting Domestic Violence Survivors Seeking Asylum

2019-11-19T13:14:19-08:00November 19th, 2019|Community, Health, Immigration, In the news, 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 direct the Chief Executive Officer to send a five-signature letter to the Department of Justice to rescind then-U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ June 2018 ruling in the asylum case of Matter of A-B-, the immigration [...]

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis Observes 25th Anniversary of the Blocking of Proposition 187

2019-11-12T17:50:56-08:00November 12th, 2019|Community, Immigration, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released this statement after the County Board of Supervisors passed her motion to commemorate the 25th anniversary of a federal court blocking Proposition 187, which halted the measure that would have barred undocumented immigrants from receiving publicly funded education, social services, and health care from taking effect: “The [...]

LA County approves $68.4 million for construction of the Restorative Care Village at LAC+USC Medical Center

2019-11-14T12:49:33-08:00November 12th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, Health, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

Supervisor Solis passes motion requiring increased local and targeted worker hiring and Project Labor Agreements Following several years of community meetings led by the Health Innovation Community Partnership and actions taken at the Board of Supervisors by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, today the Board of Supervisors approved $68.4 million for the construction [...]

LA County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Statement in Support of DREAMers

2019-11-12T08:14:15-08:00November 12th, 2019|Community, Immigration, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released this statement in support of this country’s 800,000 DREAMers whose lives are left hanging in the balance as the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments for and against DACA today: “DREAMers embody the values of this country through their work ethic, their optimism, and unwavering loyalty to [...]

Supervisor Solis’ statement on the Walnut Park Pocket Park $4.3 million grant application

2019-11-05T12:13:30-08:00November 5th, 2019|Community, In the news, Parks and Open Space, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion to direct the LA County Department of Parks and Recreation to submit Prop 68 grant applications for four new County parks, including $4,323,000 for the Walnut Park Pocket Park, to the California Department of Parks and [...]

Supervisor Solis’ statement on the assessment of the East Los Angeles Civic Center

2019-11-05T12:08:53-08:00November 5th, 2019|Community, In the news, Parks and Open Space, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion to direct the County Chief Executive Officer and County Departments to conduct a comprehensive needs assessment of the East LA Civic Center campus: “The East Los Angeles Civic Center is the heart of East LA, the [...]