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Upcoming Events

  1. St. Luke’s Teaching Garden
    February 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  2. Walk In Legal Clinic
    February 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Latest News

Reeling from the shift in national politics and threats to health and justice posed by the current administration, many Long Beach residents were eager to find a place locally to work toward positive social change in 2017. Building Healthy Communities: Long Beach and our partners provided our community with several spaces to do just that. Here are the major accomplishments we achieved toward our Community Action Plan’s target changes. Community Knowledge, Leadership, and Power Long Beach Rising! organized the sixth … read more

Eleven local community organizations submitted a letter to the City of Long Beach Planning Commission and City Council calling for the passage of the Land Use and Urban Design Element with stronger language regarding equitable density, affordable housing, renter protections, and targeted economic development. The letter details why every Long Beach resident should have the opportunity to live and work in a healthy, thriving, and forward-looking city, and how developing a shared vision of the city’s future is the first … read more

Originally published on The California Endowment’s Blog:  In its commitment to protect immigrants, who are integral to its economy and culture, California has just passed SB54. The “Sanctuary State Bill” would limit how local and state law enforcement can interact with federal immigration enforcement by protecting records and personal information of undocumented immigrants present here. The passage of this bill has once again positioned California at the forefront of progress on immigrant rights protections. Still, due to the current political … read more