Across the country, money bail offers low-income defendants an impossible choice: sit in jail while your case slowly moves through the court system, pay a nonrefundable fee to a for-profit bail bonds company, or plead guilty and possess a criminal record that can impact your employment, housing, and more. In another step forward in eliminating [...]
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Mentoring often positively influences the choices youth make. Studies have shown that 55 percent of at-risk youth who have a mentor are more likely to enroll in college and 52 percent are less likely to skip school. Recognizing the benefits of mentorships, today the Board of Supervisors passed a motion, authored by Los Angeles County [...]
In its continued efforts to ensure that hard-to-count populations are counted in the 2020 Census, the Board of Supervisors today passed a motion, authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and co-authored by Supervisor Janice Hahn, to utilize nearly $9.4 million from the State of California towards an education and outreach campaign that [...]
On January 10, Governor Gavin Newsom released his first Proposed Budget for FY 2019-20, which includes $74.5 million dollars to help address the cleanup of the communities contaminated by the Exide battery recycling plant in the City of Vernon. In response, today the Board of Supervisors approved a motion authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor [...]
Today, the Board of Supervisors approved $671,000 for revitalization of the Centro Maravilla Service Center, including the creation of a new Entrepreneur Center, and $300,000 to be used for economic and community development programming. This investment will expand opportunities for East LA small businesses and the greater community, and was championed by Los Angeles County [...]
Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after introducing a motion at the LA Metro Board of Directors that would develop an equity strategy as part of the congestion pricing framework that would minimize impacts to low-income drivers: “I am deeply concerned about how congestion pricing could be implemented in Los [...]
At 3.5 million, Los Angeles County has more immigrants than any other county in the nation. Profiting off the County’s foreign-born communities through a scam called ‘notario fraud,’ individuals posing as licensed attorneys are cashing in on immigrants who want to establish U.S. residency or other legal immigration status. In response, today the Board of [...]
LOS ANGELES, CA – Con 3.5 millones, el Condado de Los Ángeles tiene más inmigrantes que cualquier otro condado en la nación. Individuos haciéndose pasar por abogados licenciados están beneficiándose de las comunidades extranjeras del Condado a través de una estafa llamada "fraude de notarios", cobrando a los inmigrantes que quieren establecer la residencia estadounidense [...]
Radio Bilingüe Entrevista con la Supervisora Hilda L. Solis Sobre Fondos Estatales Para Acelerar la Limpieza de Exidecwcweb2019-01-16T23:14:05+00:00
El 14 de enero, la Supervisora del Condado de Los Ángeles Hilda L. Solis fue invitada por locutor Samuel Orozco de Radio Bilingüe a hablar sobre la decisión del Gobernador Gavin Newsom de proponer $50 millones para agilizar la limpieza de las casas contaminadas con tóxico polvo de plomo en comunidades del Este de Los [...]
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 [...]