Supervisor Solis’ Statement on Detained Migrant Children Being Denied Flu Vaccine

2020-01-14T13:42:23-08:00January 14th, 2020|Community, Health, Immigration, In the news, 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 instructing LA County to monitor and possibly join litigation challenging the federal government’s anti-flu vaccine policy for migrant children at U.S. border detention facilities:   “The U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) imprudent decision to deny migrant children [...]

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

2020-01-07T13:53:04-08:00January 7th, 2020|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, In the news, Press Release, services, women children and families|

On any given night, over 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 ensure [...]

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 [...]

LA County and LAUSD to Explore Launching an Accessory Dwelling Units Partnership Program

2019-12-10T16:36:17-08:00December 10th, 2019|Community, Immigration, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

As the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) decommissions thousands of bungalows once used as classrooms, these units could potentially be converted into detached, low-cost small houses that could help alleviate Los Angeles County’s lack of affordable housing. To explore this innovative strategy, today the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors passed a motion, authored [...]

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 [...]

Supervisor Solis’ statement opposing discrimination by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

2019-11-26T14:39:38-08:00November 26th, 2019|Health, In the news, 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 oppose the Federal Administration’s proposed rule to strip protections against discrimination in grant programs funded by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS):   “The Federal government provides billions of dollars in funding [...]

LA County Opposes Fee Hikes for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

2019-11-26T10:38:55-08:00November 26th, 2019|Community, Immigration, In the news, 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 Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Chad Wolf to oppose a proposed federal rule that would increase application fees for immigrants: “This Administration has launched yet another [...]

LA County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on Latina Equal Pay Day

2019-11-20T09:07:05-08:00November 20th, 2019|Community, In the news, Jobs, leardership, Press Release, women children and families|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released this statement in support of Latina Equal Pay Day: “Latinas fare the worst in the gender wage gap, and this injustice harms our children and communities. With more than half of all Latinas being the primary breadwinner in their households, this inequality hurts families and our regional [...]

Supervisor Solis’ Statement on Protecting Domestic Violence Survivors Seeking Asylum

2019-11-19T13:14:19-08:00November 19th, 2019|Community, Health, Immigration, In the news, 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 direct the Chief Executive Officer to send a five-signature letter to the Department of Justice to rescind then-U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ June 2018 ruling in the asylum case of Matter of A-B-, the immigration [...]