Michael Lozano

Program Manager and Editor

Michael Lozano Michael is a 29-year-old journalist born to Mexican parents who started their own Domestic Violence counseling center in Southeast Los Angeles. As a college student, Michael was very active in campus affairs and graduated from CSULB in 2011 with research honors in Sociology and a Journalism minor. His articles have been syndicated at national sites including Mother Jones, New America Media, and ImpreMedia, the nation’s largest Spanish-language news publisher.

Posts by Michael Lozano:

What You Should Know About Long Beach Wiccans

Jun. 9, 2015 / By
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Though they remain hidden as a minority enclave, many witches and Pagans are part of the Long Beach community.

People’s State Of The City Brings Top Issues To Light

May. 28, 2015 / By
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The event tackled the seven top issues affecting Long Beach, including poverty, jobs, housing, education, the environment, community safety, and immigrant rights.



Supervisors End Immigration Enforcement Program In LA County

May. 12, 2015 / By
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L.A. County Sheriff's Dept. officers will no longer be able to act as federal immigration enforcement, according to a recent vote by the Board of Supervisors.

At Manifest: Justice Exhibit, Life Reflects Art

May. 7, 2015 / By
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Need a heavy dose of Art meets Activism? Manifest: Justice gives you just that.

Meet Three Long Beach Street Vendors

Apr. 23, 2015 / By
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The bells and horn sounds they use to alert pedestrians of their presence are familiar sounds in Long Beach’s immigrant residential areas. Customers interact with them every day, but few pause to get to know their stories.

Long Beach Prepares To Meet State Water Restrictions

Apr. 16, 2015 / By
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In response to California’s drought, many of Long Beach’s public green spaces, including parks, campuses and lawns, are being converted from water-hogging designs to drought-tolerant landscapes.

Remembering Keshawn: Youth Reflect On Preventing Violence in Long Beach

Apr. 15, 2015 / By
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The Long Beach community was shaken when 15 year-old Keshawn Brooks was killed last month in a robbery two blocks from his home.

Long Beach Muslims Fear Growing Prejudice

Apr. 6, 2015 / By and
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With heavy media coverage of the rise of ISIS and the recent shooting at the Paris magazine Charlie Hebdo, many Muslims feel that public and media sentiment against their religion in the U.S. is growing.

Why Community Leaders Are Concerned About Police Messaging On Prop. 47

Mar. 25, 2015 / By
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As cities across California implement Prop. 47, Long Beach residents have recently expressed concerns over local police officers’ commentary at community meetings.

How Local American Samoans Are Being Short-Changed Over Citizenship

Mar. 11, 2015 / By
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Although American Samoa has been a U.S territory for over a hundred years, being born there does not come with the same privileges as being born in the U.S.

Cuban Artist Visits Long Beach as U.S.-Cuba Relations Thaw

Mar. 4, 2015 / By and
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With Obama’s move to thaw Cuban relations, experts predict an influx of more Cuban artists may soon hit Long Beach and the U.S.

Local Native Americans Outraged By Sainthood Of Junipero Serra

Feb. 23, 2015 / By
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“I think [Serra's sainthood is] horribly tragic,” said Bryan Brightcloud, a Long Beach resident who is full Apache. “I think they really made a mistake.”