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Measure H Year-One Report Card

Results of the first full year of Measure H funding are in, demonstrating widespread progress as services ramped up and thousands of individuals and families were housed temporarily or permanently. Significantly, 7,448 homeless families and individuals are now in permanent housing, thanks specifically to funding from Measure H since services began in July 2017. More […]

LA Phil Unveils New Design for YOLA Center in Inglewood

Youth Orchestra Los Angeles (YOLA) is getting a new home in Inglewood. Reaffirming its commitment to the mission of music education and community service, the Los Angeles Philharmonic (LA Phil) unveiled legendary architect Frank Gehry’s design for the $14.5-million Judith and Thomas L. Beckmen YOLA Center @ Inglewood. The 25,000-sq. ft. project within the civic […]

Probation Reform Advances

A new Probation Reform and Implementation Team, created by the Board of Supervisors as part of its broad justice reform initiative, met for the first time to begin developing a comprehensive roadmap for reform and to craft the structure for a permanent and independent civilian Probation Oversight Commission. The kickoff meeting represents a critical step […]

Board Approves Initiative to Help Children Invest in Their Future

Acting on a motion by Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, the Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to explore the feasibility of creating a Children’s Savings Account program – an investment that would pave the way to college for many students. Children’s Savings Accounts (CSAs) are long-term asset-building financial tools that are established for children early in life. […]

Health Equity Action Plan Launched

Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas joined with the Los Angeles County Health Agency and community organizations in announcing the release of a new plan that promotes health equity countywide. Over the next five years, the Health Agency and other partners to sustain efforts to reduce and eliminate some of the biggest gaps in health outcomes. Priorities include […]