14Mar

Board of Supervisors Makes More Funding Available for Crisis Housing for Homeless Families

Los Angeles, CA—Today, Supervisor Janice Hahn and Supervisor Sheila Kuehl offered a commonsense motion to increase the funding available for crisis housing for homeless families in LA County. Right now, LA County uses CalWorks funds provided by the State of California for housing services for homeless families. Until now, that funding has been divided between […]

08Mar

At Supervisor Hahn’s Urging, Board Throws Support behind Torrance Refinery Reforms: The Board will also support proposed ban of Modified Hydrofluoric Acid

Los Angeles, CA—Today, the Board of Supervisors passed a motion offered by Supervisor Janice Hahn to support the Torrance Refinery Safety Plan – a legislative package under consideration in the California legislature sponsored by State Assemblyman Al Muratsuchi.  The Board threw its support behind four bills in the package that aim to increase safety at […]

28Feb

Supervisor Hahn Leads Effort to Expand and Enhance Shelter System in LA County Amid Homeless Crisis, Hahn seeks 24/7 Year-Round Shelters

Los Angeles, CA—Today, the Board of Supervisors passed a motion offered by Supervisors Janice Hahn and Hilda Solis to study options to expand and enhance Los Angeles County’s current emergency shelter system and make them 24/7 year-round facilities. Currently, the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) operates emergency shelters through the Winter Shelter Program from […]

28Feb

Hahn Honors High School Girls Wrestling Champs Who Received Less Recognition than Boys

Los Angeles, CA—Today, Supervisor Janice Hahn honored local female high school wrestlers for winning the Suburban League Championships. Despite their victories, these female athletes were told they would not receive medals or a podium ceremony like the boys Suburban League Champions did.  Supervisor Hahn learned about this injustice when the female athletes told their story […]

28Feb

Supervisor Hahn Seeks Program to Better Recover Individuals with Alzheimer’s and Autism Who Wander

Los Angeles, CA—Today, Supervisor Janice Hahn launched the “Bringing Our Loved Ones Home Task Force,” to explore options for establishing a Countywide program aimed at expediting the recovery time of individuals who often wander from their families and caregivers such as individuals with dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, or autism. Wandering is a common problem associated with […]

22Feb

Supervisor Hahn and Supervisor Barger Seek Review of Probation Policies in Wake of Shooting of Whittier Police Officer

Los Angeles, CA—In the wake of a shooting that left Whittier Police Officer Keith Boyer dead and another officer injured, Supervisor Janice Hahn and Supervisor Kathryn Barger are seeking more information as to the circumstances that led to the release of the gunman from jail, including a review of his criminal history and the policies […]

21Feb

Supervisor Hahn Champions Equal Access to Mental Healthcare for API Community

Los Angeles, CA—Today, Supervisor Janice Hahn offered a motion to improve access to a system of culturally appropriate and accessible mental health services for Asian-Pacific Islander residents of L.A. County. Her motion will build on existing partnerships with community-based organizations and provide increased outreach to the API community with the ultimate goal of connecting API […]

17Feb

Supervisor Hahn to Partner with Local San Gabriel Valley Businesses in Battle against Homelessness

LOS ANGELES- As a part of her ongoing effort to combat homelessness in Los Angeles County, Supervisor Janice Hahn is hosting a Business Summit in San Gabriel Valley where entrepreneurs, owners of local businesses, community leaders, homeless advocates and the general public will share expertise with each another, speak with policy experts, and join forces […]