Los Angeles County Moves Forward Action to Develop Mental Health Care Facilities to Depopulate Men’s Central Jail

2022-09-27T18:12:53-07:00September 27th, 2022|Community, In the news, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

LOS ANGELES, CA - Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and Supervisor Janice Hahn on developing mental health care facilities to help depopulate Men’s Central Jail. “We know mixing law enforcement and mental health in jail leads to unnecessary uses of force, trauma, and [...]

Los Angeles County to Gather Feedback for COVID-19 Memorial

2022-09-27T18:22:16-07:00September 27th, 2022|Community, COVID-19, In the news, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA – Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis on exploring options to honor Angelenos that have passed away from COVID-19 with a memorial. "Although the County continues to confront the pandemic, it is important to remember and memorialize the over 33,000 residents [...]

Los Angeles County to Explore Providing Supplemental Paid Leave for Monkeypox and COVID-19

2022-09-27T17:41:04-07:00September 27th, 2022|Community, COVID-19, Health, In the news, Newsletter, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA - Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and Supervisor Sheila Kuehl to explore options on providing supplemental paid sick leave for monkeypox and COVID-19. “While I’m glad to see that our COVID-19 cases continue to gradually decline and that new [...]

Solis Leads Effort to Oppose Senator Graham’s Nationwide 15-Week Abortion Ban Legislation

2022-09-27T17:42:00-07:00September 27th, 2022|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA – Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis opposing U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham’s recent legislation, S.4840 (Protecting Pain-Capable Unborn Children from Late-Term Abortions Act), which would prohibit the performance of abortion at 15 weeks nationwide. “Senator Graham is completely wrong. After the devastating [...]

Supervisor Solis Announces el Gran Festival de East LA

2022-09-20T14:54:31-07:00September 20th, 2022|Community, In the news, Newsletter, Press Release|

El Gran Festival will convene the Goddess Mercado, Queer Mercado, East Los Angeles Certified Farmers Market, and 100+ artisan, crafts, and food vendors from East Los Angeles and surrounding communities to the East Los Angeles Civic Center. LOS ANGELES, CA - Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis announces El Gran Festival de East LA, a one-day [...]

Solis Leads Effort to Support President Biden’s Request for Funding to Combat COVID-19 and Monkeypox

2022-09-13T17:43:45-07:00September 13th, 2022|Community, Health, In the news, Newsletter, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA - Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis regarding supporting President Joe Biden's request for $26.9 billion in funding from Congress to combat COVID-19 and monkeypox. Supervisor Solis's motion comes days after meeting with President Biden's administration in Washington, D.C. on the critical need for emergency supplemental [...]

Los Angeles County Moves Forward on Pilot Project for Abortion and Other Reproductive Healthcare Services

2022-09-13T17:12:58-07:00September 13th, 2022|Community, Health, In the news, Newsletter, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA - Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to support a proposal by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and Chair Holly J. Mitchell to establish a reduced-cost plan/no-cost plan pilot project for people from outside California seeking abortion and other reproductive healthcare services. "Although the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs vs. Jackson was only [...]

Supervisor Solis’ Statement on the 2022 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count

2022-09-08T13:22:36-07:00September 8th, 2022|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, In the news, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA - Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis today issued the following statement regarding the 2022 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count by the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA): “This year, due to redistricting, I welcomed new areas of the City of Los Angeles into the First District, which resulted in a correspondingly large increase in [...]

Urban Water Conservation Measures & Assistance in Unincorporated Los Angeles County

2022-08-31T16:36:15-07:00August 31st, 2022|Community, In the news, Newsletter, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA - Yesterday, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a motion by Supervisors Hilda L. Solis and Sheila Kuehl on moving forward with urban water conservation measures and assistance in unincorporated Los Angeles County. On July 27, 2021, and March 1, 2022, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors adopted two motions, introduced by [...]

LA County Launches Additional Monkeypox Vaccination Site at Jack Crippen Senior Center

2022-08-17T16:00:06-07:00August 17th, 2022|Community, COVID-19, Health, In the news, Newsletter, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA - Los Angeles County is adding an additional monkeypox vaccination site for eligible residents. This site is located at the Jack Crippen Senior Center at 3120 Tyler Avenue El Monte, CA 91731, and will launch tomorrow, Thursday, August 18. Please note that a press conference will not be held. Depending on the availability [...]

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