Honoring a Visionary: Rosalind “Roz” Wiener Wyman

2022-10-04T14:51:55-07:00October 4th, 2022|In the news, Newsletter, Press Release, Uncategorized|

LOS ANGELES, CA - Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and Supervisor Sheila Kuehl to dedicate an area of Grand Park in honor of Rosalind “Roz” Wiener Wyman. “If you bleed Dodger blue, you can credit that love to Roz as she helped bring [...]

Los Angeles County Moves Forward Action to Develop Mental Health Care Facilities to Depopulate Men’s Central Jail

2022-09-27T18:12:53-07:00September 27th, 2022|Community, In the news, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

LOS ANGELES, CA - Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and Supervisor Janice Hahn on developing mental health care facilities to help depopulate Men’s Central Jail. “We know mixing law enforcement and mental health in jail leads to unnecessary uses of force, trauma, and [...]

Los Angeles County to Gather Feedback for COVID-19 Memorial

2022-09-27T18:22:16-07:00September 27th, 2022|Community, COVID-19, In the news, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA – Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis on exploring options to honor Angelenos that have passed away from COVID-19 with a memorial. "Although the County continues to confront the pandemic, it is important to remember and memorialize the over 33,000 residents [...]

Los Angeles County to Explore Providing Supplemental Paid Leave for Monkeypox and COVID-19

2022-09-27T17:41:04-07:00September 27th, 2022|Community, COVID-19, Health, In the news, Newsletter, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA - Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and Supervisor Sheila Kuehl to explore options on providing supplemental paid sick leave for monkeypox and COVID-19. “While I’m glad to see that our COVID-19 cases continue to gradually decline and that new [...]

Solis Leads Effort to Oppose Senator Graham’s Nationwide 15-Week Abortion Ban Legislation

2022-09-27T17:42:00-07:00September 27th, 2022|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA – Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis opposing U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham’s recent legislation, S.4840 (Protecting Pain-Capable Unborn Children from Late-Term Abortions Act), which would prohibit the performance of abortion at 15 weeks nationwide. “Senator Graham is completely wrong. After the devastating [...]

Northeast LA Advocate Appointed to Sheriff Civilian Oversight Commission by Solis

2022-09-27T13:43:58-07:00September 27th, 2022|In the news, Newsletter, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

LOS ANGELES, CA - Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to confirm Supervisor Hilda L. Solis's appointment to the Sheriff Civilian Oversight Commission (COC), Hans Johnson ─ a longtime columnist on LGBTQ and civil rights, labor, pollution, and politics. “Civilian oversight is key for restoring the public's trust," said Supervisor Solis. "The appointment of Johnson to the [...]

Supervisor Solis Announces el Gran Festival de East LA

2022-09-20T14:54:31-07:00September 20th, 2022|Community, In the news, Newsletter, Press Release|

El Gran Festival will convene the Goddess Mercado, Queer Mercado, East Los Angeles Certified Farmers Market, and 100+ artisan, crafts, and food vendors from East Los Angeles and surrounding communities to the East Los Angeles Civic Center. LOS ANGELES, CA - Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis announces El Gran Festival de East LA, a one-day [...]

Los Angeles County Explores Health Care for Employees Contracted by the Department of Health Services

2022-09-22T09:52:38-07:00September 16th, 2022|Health, In the news, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously this week to support a proposal by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis to identify whether or not to require County contractors to provide employer-paid health care for their employees. "We must look at exploring health care coverage for our contracted employees, many of whom are Black [...]

Solis Applauds American Rescue Plan Local Fiscal Recovery Funds Spending Plan

2022-09-13T17:53:16-07:00September 13th, 2022|In the news, Newsletter, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA - Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement on the American Rescue Plan Local Fiscal Recovery Funds Spending Plan which was approved by the Board of Supervisors today: "I want to thank President Joe Biden and his administration for delivering on the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 which has helped not [...]

Solis Leads Effort to Support President Biden’s Request for Funding to Combat COVID-19 and Monkeypox

2022-09-13T17:43:45-07:00September 13th, 2022|Community, Health, In the news, Newsletter, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA - Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis regarding supporting President Joe Biden's request for $26.9 billion in funding from Congress to combat COVID-19 and monkeypox. Supervisor Solis's motion comes days after meeting with President Biden's administration in Washington, D.C. on the critical need for emergency supplemental [...]

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