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UPDATE: Long Beach Journalists, Activists Released After Beaten & Arrested in Philippines Protest

Jul. 31, 2018 / By
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Among the four journalists arrested include Long Beach-based community organizers and filmmakers Eric Tandoc and Hiyasmin Saturay, who were volunteering for progressive media outlet Altermidya (People’s Alternative Media Network) to cover the plight of the NutriAsia workers on the picket line.

Indigenous Voices Missing in LA River Revitalization Plans

Jul. 27, 2018 / By
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Plans to revitalize the Los Angeles River promise a slew of environmental and health benefits for local communities. But tribal leaders say they have not been engaged in the process, and that could mean a further eroding of their historical legacy.

Disadvantaged Long Beach Residents at Forefront of First-Ever ‘People’s Budget Proposal’

Jul. 18, 2018 / By
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The proposal calls for investments in immigrant rights, language justice, safe housing and youth resources in the city's upcoming budget.