The USC Dornsife Program for Environmental and Regional Equity released an analysis of those most at risk of fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. The analysis concluded that marginalized segments of the population, including low-income seniors, undocumented immigrants, and rent burdened families, face substantial inequities that will affect how well they weather the pandemic. In response, […]
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Statement by Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas on Judge Carter’s Order Today Regarding the Preliminary Injuction “I value Judge Carter’s contribution to this conversation, and I appreciate his impatience, which is wholly appropriate. He feels driven to compel us to act in a decisive and definitive way, and I take the position that government does need to […]
Let’s keep our promise to South L.A. by Elaine Batchlor, MD, MPH, Special to the Los Angeles Sentinel There are certain things you just don’t do. You don’t run with scissors. You don’t stick your finger in a light socket. And you don’t cut funding for a hospital doing a great job serving one of […]
About 100 South Los Angeles families with young children received free meals, groceries, diapers and hand sanitizers at Operation Love: Care Packages for Families, an event sponsored by Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas in partnership with several nonprofits and businesses. “Operation Love emerged from the question: What do families most impacted by this pandemic need?” Supervisor Ridley-Thomas […]
Los Angeles County is set to launch a mobile app to make it easier to report cases of price gouging and phony COVID-19 remedies. During the COVID-19 pandemic, consumer fear and anxiety have led certain individuals to try and profiteer at the expense of those in need. Reports of price gouging of essential goods have […]