Supervisor Solis Discusses the Importance of the 2019 San Gabriel Valley Business Expo on ‘Radio K 1230AM’

2019-06-07T20:12:02-07:00June 7th, 2019|Audio/Video, Community, In the news, services|

On June 5, Radio K 1230AM reporter Blake Lee interviewed Supervisor Hilda L. Solis to learn more about her commitment to support small businesses in the San Gabriel Valley. Lee interviewed the Supervisor at the 2019 San Gabriel Valley Business Expo. This was the second business expo hosted by Supervisor Solis' office. At the expo, [...]

With Federal Housing Assistance in Jeopardy, LA County to Support Mixed-Status Families

2019-06-04T13:34:57-07:00June 4th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Immigration, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

Under current federal law, undocumented immigrants and immigrants who have been victims of domestic violence or sexual assault are ineligible for public housing subsidies, but they can live with their mixed-status family if a relative in their household is eligible for federal housing assistance. However, last month the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development [...]

Supervisor Solis’ statement on the 2019 Homeless Count

2019-06-07T17:15:08-07:00June 4th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Health, Immigration, In the news, Press Release, Veterans, women children and families|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis has issued the following statement following the release of the 2019 Homeless Count by the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA): “With the voters’ approval of Measure H, LA County has been able to build more shelters, provide more services, and place more people into temporary and permanent [...]

Supervisor Solis Drives Innovative Housing Proposal at Bob Hope Patriotic Hall Parking Lot

2019-05-28T16:09:38-07:00May 28th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, In the news, Press Release, Veterans|

Built in 1925, the Bob Hope Patriotic Hall provides a wide array of services to Los Angeles County Veterans, active members of the United States Armed Forces, and their dependents and survivors. As a hub for military and Veteran services in the County, Patriotic Hall serves over 30,000 visitors and holds over 1,000 events annually [...]

Addressing Disparities in Foster Care, LA County to Launch Office of Equity

2019-05-21T12:35:22-07:00May 21st, 2019|Community, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

African-American children and youth who identify as LGBTQ are disproportionately overrepresented in foster care when compared to the general population. The representation of Latino children in foster care also continues to grow. Children in foster care experience disparities related to health, education, homelessness, unemployment, early and unplanned pregnancies, and criminal justice system involvement. Given the [...]

Los Angeles County to Launch Plan to Close Unlicensed Cannabis Stores

2019-05-21T12:29:28-07:00May 21st, 2019|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

Many unlicensed cannabis dispensaries are located in unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County, even though these types of businesses are banned. Many are concentrated in low-income neighborhoods and communities of color. These unlicensed shops adversely affect local communities, forcing nearby residents and businesses to contend with pungent odors, littering, and parking issues. These illegal cannabis [...]

Los Angeles County Implements One Year Travel Ban in Response to Alabama’s Attack on Reproductive Rights

2019-05-21T12:25:03-07:00May 20th, 2019|Health, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

On May 15, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed into law HB 314, which prohibits abortion in nearly all circumstances. Testimony from legislators and news reports make it clear that the law, which is clearly unconstitutional, is an attempt to bring an abortion case to the United States Supreme Court and overturn the landmark Roe v. [...]

La Declaración de la Supervisora Solis en Contra la Nueva Regla Propuesta por HUD

2019-05-14T12:19:08-07:00May 14th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Immigration, In the news, Press Release|

La Supervisora del Condado de Los Ángeles Hilda L. Solis dio a conocer la siguiente declaración en contra de la nueva propuesta del Departamento de Vivienda y Desarrollo Urbano (HUD) que intenta de impedir que familias inmigrantes reciban ayuda federal para viviendas: "Esta administración ha lanzado otro ataque en contra de las familias inmigrantes con [...]

Supervisor Solis Continues to Combat Homelessness with Two New Initiatives, Creating up to 228 New Shelter Beds

2019-05-15T16:05:26-07:00May 14th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

The 2018 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count found approximately 53,000 people experiencing homelessness in the County of Los Angeles, and roughly 74 percent of those individuals, 39,400, were unsheltered. Of those unsheltered, nearly 10,000 were in the First Supervisorial District. Homelessness is an urgent and ongoing problem that presents an imminent threat to life, health, [...]

LA County and District Attorney Jackie Lacey Jointly Sue Trucking Company for Illegally Hauling Hazardous Waste from Exide

2019-05-08T13:45:54-07:00May 2nd, 2019|Community, Environment and Environmental Justice, Health, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

A trucking company alleged to have unlawfully transported more than 128,000 pounds of lead-contaminated plastic battery chips from the now-shuttered Exide battery recycling plant in Vernon to a facility in Bakersfield, Calif., that was not permitted to accept such hazardous waste will contribute $1.82 million to a Los Angeles County environmental fund established to help [...]