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City Council Approves Partial Funding for Language Access Policy

After 6 straight weeks of organizing residents and speakers to attend budget hearings (including Budget Oversight Committee (BOC) and City Council budget hearings), the Language Access Coalition achieved a victory by winning money in the Fiscal Year 2015 Budget to fund the City’s Language Access Policy.  In 2013, the Language Access Coalition was successful in getting the City of […]

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Protect our Air Quality by Joining the A-Team

The Long Beach Alliance for Children with Asthma (LBACA) is now recruiting community residents for the A-Team! LBACA’s new Community Outreach Liaison, Laura Cortez, will be coordinating all efforts on behalf of the A-Team. What does the A-Team do? The A-Team assesses the environment using special tools and is exposed to trainings, personal, and professional development […]

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VoiceWaves Announces Their First Tri-Lingual Publication

VoiceWaves is proud to announce they will be introducing the inaugural issue of their community wellness print publication on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014. Three years ago New America Media launched VoiceWaves, a youth-led community news website dedicated to engaging local young people in journalism, amplifying the voices of Long Beach residents, and shining a light on the health […]

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OP-ED: Creating Affordable Housing Is an Economic Imperative

This op-ed was originally posted on the Long Beach Post at www.lbpost.com. To learn more about the City Council hearing, visit the Housing Long Beach Facebook page. by Kerry Gallagher | Budgets are a response to our current needs, but they also act as a road map for the future. Budgets also reflect our values. Each year, […]

Upcoming Events

  1. Schools Workgroup

    October 1 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
  2. Community Forum on Trauma and Healing

    October 1 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  3. BHC Solar Install

    October 4 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm