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Upcoming Events

  1. People’s State of the City 2017
    April 5 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Long Beach Repair Cafe 2017
    June 10 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Latest News

Not too long ago I sat in the lobby of a fancy hotel in Oakland’s city center wading through my email inbox before the beginning of a work “retreat” (AKA long meeting). “You are Not Your Performance” read the subject line on an email from Move to End Violence. I was on day 17 of their 21-day self-care challenge and the day’s message started, “In our hectic world, there is often an unyielding pressure to perform in a certain way, … read more

With the year coming to a close, reflecting back on 2016 reminds us of the progress we’ve made towards health equity and the complex challenges that continue to lie ahead. Fortunately, this year’s accomplishments and the future wins in 2017 and beyond are because of the organizing and community power built over years of working on community-centered solutions for positive social change. In 2016, Long Beach saw advancements in many of our target changes as laid out in our Community … read more

On election night, just hours before the polls closed, I stood at the intersection of PCH and Cherry holding a sign urging onlookers to vote. I had come to support a get-out-the-vote rally led by young people in Long Beach, most of them too young to vote, but well aware of the impact the election would have on them, their friends, and families. The mood was light and fun. Driving home, I felt hopeful. As I write today, glimmers of … read more