Supervisor Solis on KPCC’s Take Two Discusses Need for Shelters in the San Gabriel Valley

2019-04-18T08:45:05-07:00April 16th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Audio/Video, In the news|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis was recently featured on KPCC's Take Two with host A Martinez to discuss her Board motion that seeks to establish more temporary shelters in the San Gabriel Valley. In 2018, the number of people in the San Gabriel Valley experiencing unsheltered homelessness grew to 2,790 — a 19% [...]

From SoCalGas Settlement, LA County to Launch Exide Area Lead-Based Paint Mitigation Program

2019-04-16T15:11:34-07:00April 16th, 2019|Community, Environment and Environmental Justice, Health, In the news, Press Release|

As part of Los Angeles County’s settlement with SoCalGas over the Aliso Canyon gas leak, LA County Department of Public Health (DPH) received $5.2 million for the removal of lead-based paint in homes surrounding the now-shuttered Exide battery recycling plant in the City of Vernon. Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted to [...]

LA County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on SB 751

2019-04-16T13:44:04-07:00April 16th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis has released the following statement on today’s vote by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors to direct the County’s legislative advocates in Sacramento to support State Senate Bill 751 (Rubio): “I support State Sen. Susan Rubio’s bill, SB 751, which will establish the San Gabriel Valley Regional [...]

In Another Step Forward for Criminal Justice Reform, LA County to Review Eliminating Criminal Justice Fees

2019-04-16T13:24:20-07:00April 16th, 2019|Community, In the news, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

When a person is convicted of a crime, in addition to serving time in jail or prison, they often face fines, fees, and penalties. These fees are incurred at nearly every stage of the criminal justice system, and are used to generate revenue for various criminal justice agencies. Sadly, the accumulation of these fines and [...]

Supervisor Solis and LA County Redouble Effort to Ensure Every Foster Child has a Family and a Home of Their Own

2019-04-09T15:22:12-07:00April 9th, 2019|In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

As of February 2019, 89% or 16,176 of the children in the LA County foster care system live in a family setting. However, LA County’s goal is to ensure that every child has a family and a home to call their own. In furtherance of this moral and civic responsibility, today the Board of Supervisors [...]

LA County to Work with Cities to Identify Temporary Homeless Shelter Options in the San Gabriel Valley

2019-04-15T17:00:19-07:00April 9th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, In the news, Press Release|

On any given night, more than 4,200 people experience homelessness in the San Gabriel Valley, according to the 2018 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count. Despite this great need, there are limited options for temporary shelter in the San Gabriel Valley, with only two year-round homeless shelters: one in Pasadena and the other in Pomona, with few [...]

Supervisor Solis’ Statement on LA County’s Consideration of a Potential Proposal to Acquire the Southwest Museum

2019-04-09T15:25:10-07:00April 9th, 2019|Arts, Community, In the news, Press Release, Transportation|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors unanimously passed her motion that directs LA County to work with the LA County Arts Commission and LA Metro in considering submitting a proposal for the County’s potential acquisition of the Southwest Museum: “For over one hundred years, the Southwest Museum [...]

LA County Rallies for Census 2020 Call to Action Day to Ensure that Everyone Counts

2019-04-01T13:42:12-07:00April 1st, 2019|Community, Immigration, In the news, Press Release|

More than 100 individuals from community organizations, unions, and government agencies joined Los Angeles County Supervisors Hilda L. Solis and Mark Ridley-Thomas and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Monday at a ‘Census Call to Action’ rally at Grand Park in downtown Los Angeles. The rally highlighted their shared commitment to ensuring that hard-to-reach populations [...]

LA County Proclaims April 1 Census 2020 Call to Action Day

2019-03-26T17:13:34-07:00March 26th, 2019|Community, In the news, Press Release|

With more than 10 million residents, Los Angeles County is considered by the U.S. Census to be the hardest-to-count county in the nation. In the City of Los Angeles, the County’s most populated city, residents speak over 200 different languages and more than 70 percent are renters. To ensure mobile individuals and families who do [...]

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on Relative Caregiver Funding

2019-03-26T17:10:07-07:00March 26th, 2019|Community, 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 passed her motion to send a five-signature letter asking the State Legislature to maintain the current timeframe for emergency caregiver funding: “Kin caregivers – relatives and family friends – are the backbone of our child welfare system. Foster children [...]