Posts Tagged as "community"

NewsLongBeach: Disaster in the Philippines

Nov. 15, 2013 / By
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Last week, Typhoon Haiyan, known in the Philippines as typhoon Yolanda, tore through the Philippines leaving death and destruction in its wake...

Raising Dollars for the Philippines

Nov. 14, 2013 / By
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From this week’s edition of NewsLongBeach: Interview with Alex Montances, National Alliance for Filipino Concerns

See the full program beginning Thursday, November 14, 7pm on Charter 32 and Verizon 41...

NewsLongBeach: The State of Black Long Beach

Nov. 10, 2013 / By
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Produced by Ben Novotny

Last February, an all day forum was organized by the African American convening committee to discuss the state of black long beach...

How Crummy, Run-Down Housing Harms the Children Who Live in It

Nov. 3, 2013 / By
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From the Atlantic Cities by EMILY BADGER

 

The housing crisis sounded all kinds of alarms for policymakers and the public about what happens when families can’t afford their homes, or when they lose the stability that a secure home provides...

Reclaiming the alleys in Boyle Heights: A community effort converts blighted areas into play zones

Oct. 27, 2013 / By
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The laughter of four barefoot boys fills the air as they race desk chairs — not in a park, but rather in an improvised backyard, which happens to be an alley in Boyle Heights...

NewsLongBeach: What Does Justice Look Like?

Oct. 26, 2013 / By
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Recently, the California Conference For Equality And Justice convened a series of discussions to address those issues and emotions. ..

Living Where Fast Food Is Easy But Fresh Food Is Scarce

Oct. 16, 2013 / By
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The Know Youth Media / New America Media, First Person, Jane Carretero, Posted: Oct 11, 2013

Editor’s Note: Getting fresh produce is a challenge in many of California’s farmworker communities, and so is changing young people’s eating habits...

Re-Imagining Diversity in Long Beach Pt 2

Oct. 2, 2013 / By
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VoiceWaves, in partnership with Palacio de Long Beach Magazine and the Public Access Digital Network (PADNET), produced a one-hour special which premiered on September 26, 7-8pm...

Re-Imagining Diversity In Long Beach Pt. 1

Sep. 29, 2013 / By
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VoiceWaves, in partnership with Palacio de Long Beach Magazine and the Public Access Digital Network (PADNET), produced a one-hour special which premiered on September 26, 7-8pm...

Our Community: Building Healthy Communities LB

Sep. 22, 2013 / By
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“Our Community” is a VoiceWaves project and community event being showcased on Aug. 26. Youth reporters were tasked to explore their community through a camera’s lens, each picking one community-based organization to shine a spotlight on...

Our Community: Leadership Long Beach

Sep. 9, 2013 / By
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“Our Community” is a VoiceWaves project and community event that was showcased on Aug. 26. Youth reporters were tasked to explore their community through a camera’s lens, each picking one community-based organization to shine a spotlight on...