People’s State of the City

Mar. 2, 2014 / By

Peoples State of the City

 

3rd Annual
PEOPLE’S STATE OF THE CITY 2014
Mixer | 5pm-6pm Program | 6 – 7:30pm

FREE EVENT – ALL AGES

Last year, over 300 residents came together for the second People’s State of the City which aimed to reflect the realities and voices of Long Beach residents.

This year, we’ll:
* Look at how we’ve made progress on key issue areas that matter to Long Beach residents, such as: Housing, Jobs, Education, Healthy and Safe Neighborhoods, Environmental Health, and Immigrant Rights
* Connect and engage with residents and organizations around a plan to ensure that everyday residents are heard and represented in Long Beach

This community forum is being organized and co-sponsored by Long Beach Rising, a coalition of organizations including:

‘Aikona: Sustainability in Service
Anakbayan LA
Building Healthy Communities: Long Beach
Clergy & Laity United for Economic Justice
CSULB Political Science Student Association
Filipino Migrant Center
Housing Long Beach
Khmer Girls in Action
Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy
Long Beach Area Peace Network
LBCC Civic Engagement Club
LBCC Community Studies Project
Long Beach Coalition for Good Jobs & a Healthy Community
The Long Beach Time Exchange
The LGBTQ Center of Long Beach

*Childwatch and Spanish/Khmer Translation will be provided upon request*

RSVP HERE | LBRising@gmail.com
(562) 396-4552

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