Los Angeles County to Reunite Children and Families Separated at the U.S. Border at Supervisor Solis’ Direction

2020-10-27T13:25:50-07:00October 27th, 2020|Community, Immigration, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

LOS ANGELES, CA – At the direction of Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, the Board of Supervisors today voted in favor of reuniting 545 children with their families who were separated starting three years ago during the Trump Administration’s immigration crackdown at the U.S. border, as disclosed by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) [...]

Aligning the LAC + USC Restorative Care Village and General Hospital Reuse Project with State and County Priorities at Supervisor Solis’ Direction

2020-10-27T13:16:44-07:00October 27th, 2020|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA – At the direction of Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, the Board of Supervisors today voted in favor of aligning the LAC + USC Restorative Care Village and General Hospital Reuse Project with the State of California and Los Angeles County priorities. “There is no question that the investments at the [...]

Establishing a New Empowerment Program to Address the Digital Divide in Underserved Communities at Supervisor Solis’ Direction

2020-10-27T13:07:52-07:00October 27th, 2020|Community, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Board of Supervisors today unanimously approved a motion authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, and co-authored by Supervisor Kathryn Barger, establishing a new empowerment program to address the digital divide in Los Angeles County underserved communities. “Access to computer devices and broadband connectivity are critical initial steps [...]

Supervisor Solis’ Statement on Proclaiming the Month of November 2020 as Native American Heritage Month in Los Angeles County

2020-10-27T11:03:33-07:00October 27th, 2020|Community, In the news, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA – Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion, co-authored by Supervisor Janice Hahn, to proclaim the month of November 2020 as Native American Heritage Month in Los Angeles County. “During this month, we not only celebrate the legacy and culture [...]

Supervisor Solis’ Statement on Supreme Court Allowing the Trump Administration to Halt Census Count

2020-10-13T17:45:33-07:00October 13th, 2020|Community, Immigration, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Supreme Court of the United States allowed the Trump administration's request to halt the census count while an appeal plays out: "I am utterly disappointed that the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that the federal government can stop counting for the 2020 census. [...]

LA County to Restore Funding for Youth@Work at Supervisor Solis’ Direction

2020-09-29T15:15:51-07:00September 29th, 2020|Community, In the news, Jobs, Press Release|

At the direction of Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, the Board of Supervisors today voted to restore $20.7 million in funding for the Youth@Work program and allocated $5 million in long-term funding to ensure up to 10,000 young adults can continue getting work experiences that lead to entry-level jobs.    “As former U.S. [...]

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 [...]

Innovative and Rapid Construction of Housing to Alleviate Homelessness to Launch at Former Jail Site

2020-09-29T13:28:34-07:00September 29th, 2020|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

The 2020 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count found nearly 66,436 people experiencing homelessness in the County of Los Angeles, which is a 12.7 percent increase over last year’s point-in-time count and well before the COVID-19 pandemic impacted individuals and families. The effects of the pandemic are far reaching, exacerbating the homelessness crisis and disproportionately affecting [...]

LA County to Address the Needs of Single Women Experiencing Homelessness

2020-09-29T12:44:03-07:00September 29th, 2020|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

Just under one-third of the 60,000 people experiencing homelessness in Los Angeles County are women — a 15 percent increase over 2019, according to the 2020 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count. The Homeless Count, however, does not reveal how many of these women are single, rendering them invisible. To address this, the Board of Supervisors [...]

LA County to Develop a Pilot Community Land Trust Partnership Program

2020-09-29T11:52:47-07:00September 29th, 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 today approved her motion to create a pilot community land trust partnership program to provide more affordable housing units:   “As businesses shuttered to adhere to our County Safer at Home Order, families already on the edge of economic [...]