Supervisor Solis Mobilizes County Resources To Help Students and Families During Teacher’s Strike

2019-01-15T21:29:48+00:00

Yesterday, teachers throughout the Los Angeles Unified School District went on strike to advocate for smaller class sizes, schoolroom supplies, permanent nursing staff, and more in order to create better learning environments for schoolchildren. With nearly 700,000 students, LAUSD is one of the largest school districts in the world. To mitigate the impact of the [...]

Supervisor Solis Mobilizes County Resources To Help Students and Families During Teacher’s Strike2019-01-15T21:29:48+00:00

With Food Stamps for More Than a Million in Jeopardy, LA County Asks Federal Government to end Government Shutdown

2019-01-15T21:22:22+00:00

With the longest government shutdown in United States history stretching into its 25th day, federal workers and those who rely upon federal programs are experiencing tremendous hardships. One essential federal program, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), known more colloquially as food stamps and as CalFresh in California, had its funding ended as a result [...]

With Food Stamps for More Than a Million in Jeopardy, LA County Asks Federal Government to end Government Shutdown2019-01-15T21:22:22+00:00

Statements from Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and Governor Gavin Newsom on his Proposed Budget to Invest $50 Million for Exide Cleanup

2019-01-11T23:07:28+00:00

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and Gov. Gavin Newsom have released statements on Governor Newsom's inclusion of $50 million in his proposed state budget to accelerate the cleanup of properties contaminated by lead from the Exide plant. Supervisor Hilda L. Solis "I am pleased and thankful that the Governor’s proposed state budget includes [...]

Statements from Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and Governor Gavin Newsom on his Proposed Budget to Invest $50 Million for Exide Cleanup2019-01-11T23:07:28+00:00

Los Angeles County to Enhance Emergency and Urgent Care Services for San Gabriel Valley Residents

2019-01-08T18:40:23+00:00

Many uninsured San Gabriel Valley patients often must travel to LAC+USC Medical Center in Boyle Heights for emergency and urgent care services, which is not conducive to quality and timely care. In response, today the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved an investment of $6.6 million to renovate the El Monte Comprehensive Health Center [...]

Los Angeles County to Enhance Emergency and Urgent Care Services for San Gabriel Valley Residents2019-01-08T18:40:23+00:00

LA County Opposes Trump Ban on Some Asylum Seekers

2018-12-18T22:58:50+00:00

Last month, the Trump Administration took action to prohibit asylum eligibility for certain individuals, without consideration of the dangers they face in their home country. These individuals would be denied asylum eligibility solely because they did not enter the United States at a designated port of entry. In response, Los Angeles County will file a [...]

LA County Opposes Trump Ban on Some Asylum Seekers2018-12-18T22:58:50+00:00

Los Angeles County Denounces Deportation of Vietnam War Refugees

2018-12-18T22:55:03+00:00

LOS ANGELES, CA- In 2008, President George W. Bush signed an agreement with Vietnam that bars the deportation of war refugees who arrived in the United States prior to July 12, 1995—the date the two countries re-established diplomatic relations. In the latest move to restrict U.S. immigration, the Trump Administration has reinterpreted that agreement in [...]

Los Angeles County Denounces Deportation of Vietnam War Refugees2018-12-18T22:55:03+00:00

LA County Joins with Obama Foundation to Invest $1 Million Locally to Improve Outcomes for Boys and Young Men of Color

2018-12-11T22:54:29+00:00

LOS ANGELES, CA –  Today the Board of Supervisors approved a motion authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis that directs LA County to work with local partners to provide $1 million to expand school-based interventions intended to address trauma and increase the academic achievement of boys and young men of color. This funding was [...]

LA County Joins with Obama Foundation to Invest $1 Million Locally to Improve Outcomes for Boys and Young Men of Color2018-12-11T22:54:29+00:00

LA County to End the Incarceration of Pregnant Girls

2018-12-11T22:32:49+00:00

LOS ANGELES, CA –  Of the 50 pregnant youth incarcerated last year in Los Angeles County, 37 were between the ages of 17 and 18. Sixty-eight percent were involved in both the Los Angeles County Probation Department and the Department of Children and Family Services’ foster care system. In response, today the Board of Supervisors approved a [...]

LA County to End the Incarceration of Pregnant Girls2018-12-11T22:32:49+00:00

LA County Issues RFP to Redevelop Two DTLA Arts District Sites

2018-12-07T00:38:11+00:00

Selected Developer to Receive Access to Sites for Private Use in Exchange for New DPSS Building and Parking Structure LOS ANGELES, CA – The County of Los Angeles today announced it has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a firm to redevelop two sites currently in use by the Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) in [...]

LA County Issues RFP to Redevelop Two DTLA Arts District Sites2018-12-07T00:38:11+00:00

LA County to Combat Food Insecurity for Foster Youth

2018-12-04T21:20:46+00:00

LOS ANGELES, CA – Former foster youth, also known as transition age youth, who are between the ages of 18-24, are among the most vulnerable populations in the County. Through no fault of their own, these youth are often faced with a multitude of difficulties, including hunger and insufficient healthy food. In response, today the [...]

LA County to Combat Food Insecurity for Foster Youth2018-12-04T21:20:46+00:00