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Latest News

LHC Vote Council

Progress made as community members advocate for local jobs

(español abajo) With rates of unemployment upwards of 19% in Central Long Beach and 10-12% in many other parts of the city, it’s clear that Long Beach needs policies that stimulate job creation and prioritize local residents. Given this reality, community-based organizations, faith leaders, and workforce-development specialists in Long Beach came together to create the Local […]


“Placas: The Most Dangerous Tattoo” debuts in Long Beach April 30-May 2

(español abajo) From April 30th to May 2nd, community members will experience how the power of story can heal communities impacted by poverty, immigration, and violence. “Placas: The Most Dangerous Tattoo” is an original stage play written by playwright and nationally recognized community leader, HBO Def Poetry star, and Oakland based Latino Men and Boys Program […]


Sustainability education comes to Cesar Chavez Park on April 25

(español abajo) The second annual Green Prize Festival will give residents the chance to learn more about sustainability and eco-friendly ways to improve their lives. The event is organized by long-time BHC partner Green Education Inc., which seeks to educate and transform local communities into green, sustainable neighborhoods. “We selected Cesar Chavez Park this year because […]

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 […]

Upcoming Events

  1. Long Beach Health Care Symposium

    April 25 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
  2. Children’s Day Festival

    April 25 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
  3. The Green Prize Festival 2015

    April 25 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm