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Upcoming Events

  1. Sustainability Commission Meeting
    October 27 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  2. New Black Voices Community Conversation
    October 29 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  3. All Of Us Or None Meeting
    November 3 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Latest News

“Instead of asking if students need help, teachers just kick students out of their classrooms when things get tough,” says Sandy, a senior at Renaissance High School senior. Her words reflect the harsh discipline practices many students of color like herself face in LBUSD schools. A new collaborative report released today by the Children’s Defense Fund-California and Public Counsel describes this challenge in detail and offers inclusive policy solutions that would keep students in the school system and end the … read more

The Building Healthy Communities: Long Beach Steering Committee recently approved an update to our Community Action Plan, which identifies key goals and strategies to guide our work for the next three years. This is the third update to the plan which has been shaped by the input of hundreds of residents and organizational leaders over the years.   Here are some of the major highlights that showcase how we’re thinking about and approaching our efforts to improve health in Long … read more

Shaping planning decisions around community residents’ priorities may not seem groundbreaking, but it’s a new approach that is helping inform the drafting of a new Pedestrian Plan for Central and West Long Beach neighborhoods. Thanks to collaboration between BHC partner organizations City Fabrick and the Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services, the city’s document to guide walking improvements for the community will have a new perspective around safety, liability, and accessibility. Beginning with initial community outreach in July … read more