Posts Tagged as "Government"

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.

Disappearance of 43 Mexican Students Reverberates in Long Beach

Jan. 15, 2015 / By
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The tragedy that rocked the Mexican state of Guerrero has had reverberations in Long Beach, where many families come from that region. More than 162,000 Mexican Americans live here, and many have ties to Guerrero.

Long Beach Residents Answer, “Why Vote?”

Oct. 30, 2014 / By
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On Nov. 4 we get to choose who runs our government and what laws we think make the most sense for us. We vote, hoping that our voices get heard.

Atty. General Meets With Young Men of Color in LA County

Oct. 28, 2014 / By
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When it comes to improving conditions for young men of color, the teens from Los Angeles’ Brotherhood Crusade weren't afraid to reveal their stories, even in the presence of U.S. Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr.

Outgoing Mayor Foster Leaves Advocates Wanting More Engagement

Jun. 23, 2014 / By
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In less than a month, the residents of Long Beach will swear in their new mayor...

LB Violence Prevention Plan Passes Amidst Criticisms

May. 29, 2014 / By
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By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporter Brittany Ballard and VoiceWaves Reporter Intern Ben Novotny

Trey Gaston, 20, from East Long Beach recalled times in high school when he would have to run, rather than walk, home from school...

LB Cambodian Leader Appointed to President’s Advisory Commission on APIs

May. 7, 2014 / By
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Washington DC – The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI) kicked off Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month at the U.S...

Candidates Tackle Affordable Housing Issues at the Latino LB Mayoral Forum

Mar. 27, 2014 / By
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Over 50 residents gathered from all parts of Long Beach at the Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) on Sunday to see six of ten mayoral candidates speak on the critical issues currently affecting Latino residents...

To Long Beach Election Candidates: Don’t Forget The Youth!

Mar. 25, 2014 / By
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Jessica Quintana is Executive Director of Centro CHA and a tireless advocate for community issues. One that she holds strong feelings about are those around Youth and Violence...

My Trip to the White House: A Reporter’s Notebook

Jan. 15, 2014 / By
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When I first found out I was going to D.C, I was shocked and happy. I keep thinking, “Really?..

Knowledge is Power: One Young Person’s Lesson in Local Government

Aug. 24, 2013 / By
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This summer the Long Beach Coalition for Good Jobs & A Healthy Community held a series of workshops to educate community members about the workings of local government...