LA County Presses for Timely Release of Evidence in All Shootings Involving Sheriff’s Deputies

2020-07-07T13:31:55-07:00July 7th, 2020|In the news, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis issued the following statement after the Board of Supervisors passed her motion requesting the Sheriff’s Department’s compliance with the timely release of evidence pertaining to deputy-involved shooting cases: “LA County has been facing an epidemic for years: systemic violence, brutality, and racism at the hands of law enforcement [...]

LA County to Identify Funding to Continue Offering Young People Work Experience through Youth@Work

2020-07-07T12:47:34-07:00July 7th, 2020|Community, In the news, Jobs, Press Release, women children and families|

Youth have been hard hit by the windfall of job losses due to the COVID-19 economic downturn. The state reported that from mid-March to April 25, youth between the ages of 16 to 24 made up 53.3 percent of all unemployment claims. This hardship is felt more acutely by foster youth, youth experiencing homelessness, our [...]

Supervisor Solis statement on the Board’s approval of a permanent supportive housing project in Claremont

2020-07-07T14:25:07-07:00July 7th, 2020|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion for a one-time allocation of $750,000 to support the Baseline Claremont Senior Permanent Supportive Housing project in Claremont: “The 2020 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count found that 6,290 people age 62 or older were experiencing homelessness, [...]

LA County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis Statement on AB 1185

2020-07-07T12:21:34-07:00July 7th, 2020|In the news, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion directing the County’s legislative advocates in Sacramento to support AB 1185, which would authorize California counties to establish a sheriff oversight board: “LA County recognizes the need for sheriff accountability and transparency. Though the Civilian Oversight [...]

LA County Moves Ahead with Restorative Care Villages to Promote ‘Care First, Jail Last’ Approach

2020-07-10T18:13:09-07:00July 7th, 2020|Community, Health, In the news, Jobs, Policy, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

In a significant step towards a ‘care first, jail last’ approach to community health and public safety, today the Board of Supervisors approved two separate, but related Board motions, both authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, that would initiate a plan to close Men’s Central Jail within the year and fast track [...]

Community Business Revitalizations to Receive Additional Funds After Action by Supervisor Solis

2020-07-07T11:12:43-07:00July 7th, 2020|Community, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion authorizing the County’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to execute a funding agreement with the Los Angeles County Development Authority (LACDA) to revitalize commercial corridors and redevelop underutilized real estate to minimize blight: “We all benefit when [...]

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis Statement on the adoption of the 2020-2021 Budget

2020-06-29T16:28:33-07:00June 29th, 2020|Community, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis issued the following statement after the Board of Supervisors adopted the FY 2020-2021 budget: “While in the midst of a global pandemic, thousands of people from throughout Los Angeles County risked their health to take to the streets to amplify a unified message: Black Lives Matter. These past few [...]

Metro to Support Small Business Subcontractors With Action Taken by Supervisor Solis

2020-06-26T09:39:57-07:00June 26th, 2020|In the news, Press Release, Transportation|

In a step to protect local small businesses, Los Angeles Metro adopted a measure to ensure that small business owners hired as subcontractors do not bear the brunt of voluntary consultant fee reductions after Metro’s Board of Directors yesterday approved a motion authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, Director James Butts, and [...]

Statement from Supervisor Solis regarding the extended date for renewals of County health permits

2020-06-24T18:56:43-07:00June 24th, 2020|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis issued the following statement regarding the extended date for renewals of County health permits: “Many restaurants have been financially impacted by COVID-19, and as the County’s Public Health Orders continue to be modified, many of these establishments need support to recover from this unprecedented period of closures, limited [...]

Supervisor Solis Leads Effort to Close Men’s Central Jail to Prioritize Rehabilitation Over Punishment

2020-06-23T15:20:03-07:00June 23rd, 2020|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

In recognition of the changing nature of Los Angeles County’s jail population and community demands to defund jail systems in favor of investments in community health and safety, today Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis read in a Board motion, which was co-authored by Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, that calls for a plan to close [...]