During Black History Month, we have a responsibility to take a critical eye to our own history locally. Racism and discrimination are not just legacies left behind from other places in the country — they have happened right here in our own backyard.
Los Angeles, CA — Today, the Metro Board of Directors unanimously passed a motion co-authored by Supervisor Janice Hahn to restore Metro transit service that had been cut due to the pandemic. The motion also calls for coordinating with the County and State to vaccinate Metro employees as quickly as possible.
Los Angeles, CA - Supervisor Janice Hahn has released the following statement in response to Governor Newsom lifting the statewide stay-at-home orders and returning counties to the tier system:Read more
This week we began the essential work of vaccinating LA County residents 65 and older. In the past few days, I have heard from so many of you who have already been vaccinated or have an appointment to get your first dose soon.
Los Angeles, CA — Seeking to support the County’s efforts to address the COVID-19 pandemic and the tragic impact on its residents, Supervisors Janice Hahn and Kathryn Barger are calling for additional flexibility in vaccinating as many residents as possible and a process to begin vaccinating those 65 and older.
“Governor Newsom has encouraged all counties to open up vaccination appointments to residents 65 and older so that we can protect our residents who are most vulnerable to this virus,” said Supervisor Hahn. “L.A. County needs to follow the State’s lead without further delay.”
“Efficient and effective distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine to our residents and communities is the most critical hurdle in our ability to recover from this virus,” said Supervisor Barger. “While we continue to prioritize the vaccination of healthcare workers who have been on the frontlines caring for our vulnerable residents, we must add flexibility to this process and begin efforts to vaccinate those 65 and older."Read more
Los Angeles, CA - LA County Supervisor Janice Hahn has released the following statement regarding the passing of her friend and long-time colleague former LA City Councilman Tom LaBonge. Hahn also serves as the President of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission and has directed the Coliseum's torch to be lit today until sundown in honor of LaBonge's life and legacy.
San Pedro, CA — Today, LA County Supervisor Janice Hahn has responded to a request from the California Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) to the federal government for 500 medical personnel to relieve hospitals during the COVID-19 surge. Cal OES’s request comes after Supervisor Hahn urged State to work to secure the USNS Mercy hospital ship and news that the hospital ship is currently undergoing scheduled maintenance.
Hahn Writes to Governor Newsom Requesting Additional Healthcare Workers and USNS Mercy Hospital Ship
San Pedro, CA— Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn has written a letter to California Governor Gavin Newsom supporting SEIU 721’s request for additional healthcare workers in Los Angeles County hospitals in response to the surge of COVID-19 hospitalizations. Hahn is also requesting that Governor Newsom call on federal partners to dispatch the USNS Mercy hospital ship to the Port of Los Angeles.Read more
San Pedro, CA — Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn’s office has dedicated $330,000 to a program designed to support struggling restaurants and families in need.
“People are hurting,” said Supervisor Janice Hahn. “Through no fault of their own, people have lost jobs and wages, and small businesses have been shuttered. We designed this program to get food on families’ tables while at the same time supporting restaurants that are struggling right now.”Read more