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Roosevelt Feature

Roosevelt parents win school buses after two-year campaign

(español abajo) “Being persistent has been important, and we’ve been empowered through the lessons we have learned from our involvement and our experiences,” says Maria Elena Cristobal as she reflects on the recent victory to get school buses for Roosevelt Elementary students. On January 13, parents like Maria Elena and others who have children attending the […]

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Residents March to City Hall, Demand Protections for Renters

By Jason Ruiz, Long Beach Post. Read the original article here. The stench coming from broken sewage pipe underneath his home was so repulsive that when police officers showed up to the unit they thought there might be a dead body under it. There were planks leading from the ripped out kitchen to the non-existent […]

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Filipinos organize in Long Beach’s Westside

As the sun rises over Hudson Park in west Long Beach, Filipino seniors gather for coffee, pandesal, and healthy group activities. In Cabrillo High School, Filipino youth in the Sama Sama club meet to talk about the social justice issues happening in the Philippines. At Grace United Methodist Church, low-wage Filipino workers are receiving free […]

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WE Connect Health Care Fair Brings Enrollment Aid To Long Beach

As the health care marketplace open enrollment window commenced yesterday, The California Endowment and Long Beach Building Healthy Communities in partnership with the City of Long Beach encouraged young adults and the uninsured to enroll in Medi-Cal and private insurance plans. Nearly 600 Long Beach residents attended Saturday’s WE Connect Health Care Enrollment and Resource […]