PREVIEW: Annual Activist Gathering Comes at Critical Moment for Long Beach Renters & Immigrants

Feb. 20, 2018 / By

Image courtesy of BHC-Long Beach Facebook. Video by M. Smith, Crystal Niebla, and Michael Lozano.

The year’s largest gathering of Long Beach activist organizations is right around the corner and Youth Reporter M. Smith has an exclusive interview with one of its hosts, Jedi Jimenez. Below, hear the youth organizer talk about why the People’s State of the City 2018 is coming at such a critical moment for Long Beach’s diverse communities.

The event will take place Thursday, March 1, at 5 pm at First Congregational Church, 241 Cedar Avenue. For more, go here.

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Mariah Smith

Mariah Smith

Mariah is a student at Long Beach City College. She is a European futbol superfan, and FC Barcelona is her favorite team to watch. Mariah is a self-proclaimed thrill seeker who enjoys theme parks and being at the center of the dance floor at Long Beach clubs. She plays classical and electric guitar and produces music beats on her computer.