LA County to Expand Promotores Program to Reach More Diverse Communities

2020-05-26T10:41:11-07:00May 26th, 2020|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

The Latinx community recognizes promotoras/es as community health workers who build bridges between clinical care and local residents. These Spanish-speaking community health workers help patients navigate the healthcare system. With the COVID-19 pandemic, it is vital that non-English speaking communities gain access to critical resources. To promote health equity, the Board of Supervisors today approved [...]

Statement from Supervisor Hilda L. Solis on Governor Newsom’s Revised Proposed 2020-21 Budget

2020-05-16T19:51:27-07:00May 14th, 2020|Health, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement in response to California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s revised budget for fiscal year 2020-21 that reflect impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic: “In the face of a global health crisis that has spurred a global financial crisis, Gov. Newsom’s revised budget prioritizes our most pressing concerns: [...]

Statement from Supervisor Hilda L. Solis on the County of Los Angeles’ 2020-21 Recommended Budget

2020-05-16T19:52:12-07:00May 13th, 2020|In the news, Policy, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the County of Los Angeles held its public hearing on the 2020-21 recommended budget and revisions: “Normally, at this point in the budget process, the County of Los Angeles is refining budget numbers for adoption in June. However, due to the unprecedented COVID-19 [...]

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis Seeks Emergency Rental and Mortgage Relief 

2020-05-16T19:54:30-07:00May 12th, 2020|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

Many hardworking families throughout Los Angeles County are facing layoffs and a reduction in income. With over 40 percent of households spending more than 30 percent of their income on housing and 60 percent of all households with children struggling to put food on the table, it is vital to help families make ends meet. [...]

Supervisor Solis Launches New COVID-19 Testing Site at Cal State LA

2020-05-11T01:50:24-07:00May 8th, 2020|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, in collaboration with the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services, California State University, Los Angeles, OptumServe, and L.A. County Department of Health Services, on May 8 launched a new COVID-19 walk-up testing site at the university. This testing site will keep local communities healthy and will slow the spread of [...]

Supervisor Solis Hosted a Food Distribution in Walnut Park for Families Impacted by COVID-19

2020-05-11T01:43:55-07:00May 8th, 2020|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, in collaboration with Cedars-Sinai, Sustainable Economic Enterprises of Los Angeles (SEE-LA), First 5 LA, and other community organizations, on May 8 hosted a special food distribution at Walnut Park Elementary School in Walnut Park. This drive-thru food pantry began at 9 a.m. and was expected to end at 11 a.m., [...]

Supervisor Solis, LA Federation of Labor and LA Food Bank Host Food Pantry in Baldwin Park for Families Impacted by COVID-19

2020-05-11T01:36:52-07:00May 1st, 2020|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release, services, women children and families|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, in collaboration with the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank, the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, Labor Community Services, the City of Baldwin Park and other organizations, on May 1 hosted a special food distribution in the City of Baldwin Park. This drive-thru food pantry began at 9 a.m. and [...]

Supervisor Solis’ Statement to Support Community Clinics During the COVID-19 Pandemic

2020-04-28T12:47:10-07:00April 28th, 2020|Health, In the news, Press Release|

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 U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar to advocate for sufficient federal funding for community clinics and health centers: “Community Health Centers throughout Los Angeles County have been [...]

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on Prioritizing the Needs of our Health Care Workers

2020-04-28T12:07:32-07:00April 28th, 2020|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Health, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion to establish a new program, in collaboration with the state of California, to offer frontline workers access to low-cost hotel rooms: “Our essential workers on the frontlines of Los Angeles County’s COVID-19 crisis deserve our support [...]

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on LA County’s 2020-21 Recommended Budget

2020-04-28T11:16:44-07:00April 28th, 2020|Community, In the news, Policy, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis issued the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved the 2020-2021 Recommended Budget, which estimates the County’s total budget to be approximately $35.5 billion: “Facing the unprecedented COVID-19 public health crisis, and its unfolding economic and fiscal impacts for the coming year, the Los Angeles County Board [...]