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 [...] Read more
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 [...] Read more
Wandering is a common problem associated with dementia, Alzheimer’s, and autism. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, 60% of people with dementia will wander at some point while a study by the Interactive Autism Network found that 49% of children with autism will engage in wandering behavior. While the vast majority of these individuals are [...] Read more
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 [...] Read more
Posted by Emily Lintner February 28, 2017 4:06 PMHahn 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 [...] Read more
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 [...] Read more
Los Angeles, CA — This week, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a $7,500 grant for the Cabrillo Aquarium to help fund the Young Scientists Program. The funding was made available through the Los Angeles Fish and Wildlife Commission.
The Young Scientists Program is an award-winning year-long program which teaches middle school, high school, [...] Read more
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 [...] Read more
Los Angeles, CA — Today, Supervisor Janice Hahn celebrated Pi Day with Downey High School’s robotics team, the Striking Vikings.
The Striking Vikings, winners of last year’s LA Regional All Star Award, spend their afternoons and weekends building and programming highly advanced robots which compete in various obstacle courses against teams from all around the world.
Over two [...] Read more
Posted by Emily Lintner March 15, 2017 5:40 PMSupervisor Hahn Celebrates Safe Surrender of Two Infants
Los Angeles, CA — Today, Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn announced that two babies were surrendered yesterday at LA County hospitals. A baby boy was safely surrendered at a [...] Read more