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Upcoming Events

  1. 6th District Nutrition & Wellness Club
    September 27 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  2. Arte para la Salud Cerebral
    September 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  3. Transformative Justice 101: Train-the-Trainer
    October 1 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Latest News

It’s not uncommon for colleagues to share their supervision-related woes with me. Supervising staff isn’t necessarily an intuitive skill, especially for us social-justice types who regularly challenge hierarchy and authority, and find it hard to see ourselves in that role. Lucky for me, I have a kickass team. That said, I still have to be intentional about tapping into their awesomeness and building positive, productive relationships between me and them as well as among one another. Here are some of … read more

As the city council held hearings and meetings on the fiscal year 2016-2017 city budget, residents and organizations in Central and West Long Beach had the opportunity bring a community-health perspective to the budget discussions. The city’s budget is an annual plan that matches $2.7 billion dollars of resources to the needs in city. This cycle, organizations focusing on health equity worked to ensure the budget reflected the needs of the most marginalized in the community. In the month of … read more

For the working-class Latino, Filipino, and African American families in West Long Beach, the desire for safe streets, outdoor activities, and clean air is clouded by diesel exhaust, air pollution, and refinery gas flares. This combined threat to the health and wellbeing of all residents contributes to the LA area having the deadliest air quality in the nation, according to a new report by the American Thoracic Society. The consequences of pollution have moved many long-time residents into action to … read more