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Housing instability has reached a crisis point in Long Beach. It is destabilizing neighborhoods, displacing generations of residents, and threatening the future of our community. Relocation assistance is one simple solution to our housing crisis that will give people the financial help they need to have a sense of security, stay in a home, and support their families. On Tuesday, May 21, the Long Beach City Council will vote on providing relocation assistance to people being forced out of their homes. … read more

(español abajo) Whether black, white, or brown, the Long Beach community came together across racial differences as we have in the past to overcome barriers to health and justice for all in 2018. From defeating threats to roll back our progress in justice reform to creating new ways to keep families together, Building Healthy Communities: Long Beach and our partners helped ensure Long Beach continues to be a community for all to prosper and thrive. Here are all the major … read more

Last month, parents and students from across LBUSD dedicated their Saturday morning to learning about what the school district is doing to close the achievement gap for high-needs students. The Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) Forum was organized by LBUSD and BHCLB partners including Children’s Defense Fund-California, Latinos in Action, and Success in Challenges, among others. The forum served as a space for community members to interpret and dialogue about the achievement data for different student populations and learn about … read more

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