Chair Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on Providing COVID-19 Vaccines to Residents in All Languages

2021-04-06T13:00:36-07:00April 6th, 2021|COVID-19, Health, Immigration, In the news, Press Release, services|

LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chair Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board voted in favor of her motion to ensure that County-operated points of dispensing (PODs) have trained staff present who are fluent in the threshold languages of the communities in which they are providing vaccines. “Throughout [...]

LA County Celebrates National Voter Registration Day

2020-09-23T16:23:37-07:00September 22nd, 2020|Community, In the news, Press Release, services|

In an effort to get more people to vote in the Presidential General Election, Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis has teamed up with More Than A Vote and the Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk to observe Tuesday as National Voter Registration Day. “National Voter Registration Day is an opportunity to get civically involved to strengthen our [...]

Executive Order Taking Urgent Action to Ensure the Functioning of American Democracy and Preservation of the United States Postal Service by Supervisor Solis

2020-08-26T15:15:07-07:00August 26th, 2020|Community, In the news, Press Release, services|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, Chair Pro Tem of the Board of Supervisors, issued an Executive Order taking urgent action to ensure the functioning of American Democracy amid COVID-19. At Supervisor Solis’s direction, the County of Los Angeles will join or file in litigation as amicus curiae aimed to prevent changes to the [...]

Supervisor Solis Urges Companies and School Districts to Work Together to Bridge the Digital Divide

2020-07-20T23:50:45-07:00July 20th, 2020|Community, In the news, Press Release, services, women children and families|

In response to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s announcement on school re-openings, Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement calling on corporations and technology businesses to help bridge the digital divide: “I applaud the Governor’s decision to insist that counties reduce the rate of community transmission before schools re-open for in-person classroom learning [...]

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 [...]

LA County to Eliminate Criminal Justice Fees

2020-02-18T17:21:36-08:00February 18th, 2020|Community, In the news, Policy, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion, services, women children and families|

People who have been convicted of a crime and are striving to move forward with their lives often face fines and fees on top of their sentence, well after serving time in jail or prison. These criminal fines and fees disproportionately harm low-income people who are leaving the criminal justice system and are trying to [...]

LA County to Launch the 2020 Greater Los Angeles Youth Homeless Count

2020-01-20T01:33:52-08:00January 7th, 2020|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, In the news, Press Release, services, women children and families|

On any given night, an estimated 4,021 young adults between the ages of 18 and 24 experience homelessness in Los Angeles County, which is a 22 percent increase from 2018.  Among these individuals, 29 percent reported involvement with the child welfare system and 62 percent reported involvement with the juvenile or criminal justice systems. To [...]

Statement from Supervisor Hilda L. Solis on Empowering Older Adults and Caregivers in East LA

2020-01-08T08:45:30-08:00January 7th, 2020|Community, In the news, Press Release, services, women children and families|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion directing the County Department of Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services (WDACS), along with other pertinent Departments, to develop a 90-day report back with recommendations on increasing enrollment among older adults and caregivers in East Los [...]

Supervisor Solis’ Statement on LA County to Develop a Maternal Mental Health Program in El Monte

2019-12-17T12:53:36-08:00December 17th, 2019|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release, services, women children and families|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion to launch a new maternal mental health program in the City of El Monte: “Over the years, we have seen stressors impact a woman’s pregnancy, which then leads to poor outcomes for the new mother and [...]

Los Angeles County to Take Legal Action to Protect CalFresh Recipients

2019-12-10T14:25:26-08:00December 10th, 2019|Community, In the news, Press Release, services, women children and families|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion opposing the federal Administration’s final rule change to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) by directing the County to take legal action against this reduction in public benefits: “On Dec. 4, the U.S. Department of Agriculture [...]

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