LA County to Join Litigation to Oppose Expanded Definition of a Public Charge

2019-10-01T17:29:37-08:00October 1st, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, Health, Immigration, In the news, Policy, Press Release, women children and families|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis issued the following statement directing County Counsel to either file and/or join in litigation that opposes the federal Administration’s final rule expanding the definition of a ‘public charge,’ which if left legally unchallenged, will take effect on October 15, 2019: “On August 14, 2019, the U.S. Department of [...]

LA County to Stop Rise in Violence with First Anti-Hate Initiative

2019-10-01T17:05:43-08:00October 1st, 2019|Community, Immigration, In the news, Policy, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

Hate crimes in Los Angeles County increased in 2018, reaching their highest level in nearly a decade, according to an annual report by the County’s Commission on Human Relations. With 521 cases, LA County has seen five consecutive years of rising acts of hate reported against African Americans, the LGBTQ+ community, Jews, and Latinos. In [...]

LA County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis Opposes the Federal Administration’s Expanded Detention of Migrant Children

2019-09-03T14:15:31-08:00September 3rd, 2019|Immigration, In the news, Policy, Press Release|

As it moves toward ending the court-ordered agreement that prevents the indefinite detainment of migrant children, the federal Administration is searching for vacant properties in California that could serve as permanent detention centers for unaccompanied minors. In August, the Administration notified LA County that it is searching for local sites to detain migrant children. In [...]

Supervisor Solis’ Statement on LA County’s Preventive Steps to Reduce Acts of Gun Violence

2019-08-13T17:10:12-08:00August 13th, 2019|Community, Health, In the news, Policy, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion to direct LA County’s Department of Public Health to convene the Office of Violence Prevention Leadership Team and the Community Partnership Council so they can identify strategies that will prevent acts of violence in public spaces: [...]

LA County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on Proposed Federal Rules to Limit Access to CalFresh

2019-07-30T11:04:22-08:00July 30th, 2019|Health, In the news, Policy, Press Release, women children and families|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion to send a five-signature letter to the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture and to the County Congressional Delegation to declare Los Angeles County’s strong opposition to proposed federal rules to cut food benefits: “The Trump Administration is [...]

Addressing opportunity gaps for young men of color

2016-04-21T01:11:00-08:00April 6th, 2015|Policy|

The Supervisor pushed for the County to participate in the My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) initiative to address persistent opportunity gaps facing boys and young men of color. She asked for the County to conduct a policy review and form recommendations for action with targeted outcomes to address this issue.