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

2019-09-03T14:15:31-07:00September 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

2019-08-13T17:10:12-07:00August 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

2019-07-30T11:04:22-07:00July 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

2016-04-21T01:11:00-07:00April 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.

Established County Mission Statement on Child Safety Reforms

2016-04-21T01:10:34-07:00March 19th, 2015|Policy|

Supervisor Solis, along with Supervisor Kuehl, authored a motion to create a County mission statement on child safety to further protect children from abuse and neglect and help place the welfare of children and families at the center of everything done by the County of Los Angeles. This was the first recommendation issued by the [...]