VoiceWaves is a Long Beach youth-led journalism and media-training project. The youth, ages 16-24, are learning to report, write, and create digital journalism content. Their reports will raise awareness of community health issues and activate change.
East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice will be hosting their first Fighting for Life Academy to educate residents on how air pollution impacts our communities and how to build skills for policy change in Long Beach.
Immigrant rights advocates are encouraging families to get ready for the possible implementation of two programs that could go into effect later this year. Both programs provide beneficiaries with temporary relief from deportation.