Posts Tagged as "Housing"

The Paradoxical Nature of Gentrification in Long Beach’s Gayborhood

Oct. 13, 2017 / By
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When it comes to gentrification and the LGBTQ community, there seems to be two conversations — how so-called “gayborhoods” invite gentrification and how gentrification threatens gayborhoods’ existence.

One Family, Three Generations in a Changing Barrio

Oct. 9, 2017 / By
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Three generations of my family saw Santa Ana’s gentrification unravel its many forms before our eyes. Through the decades, my grandmother, my mother and I have been able to observe the changes in our own way.

How Do LB Neighbors Talk About Gentrification?

Mar. 9, 2017 / By
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Despite emerging as a major urban issue, a Youth Reporter found that Long Beach residents don’t seem to want to talk about gentrification.

Ballot Measure Aims to Stem Rising Youth Homelessness in L.A.

Mar. 2, 2017 / By
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More youth are homeless now because of Los Angeles' rising cost of living. Can Measure H help?

The State of Trans Latinx Health in So Cal

Dec. 6, 2016 / By
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A new study discusses employment, healthcare, and housing problems facing trans Latinx people in southern California.

“Let Us Stay” — Tenants and Activists March Downtown for Renter’s Day

Sep. 24, 2016 / By
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Tenants and activists marched across downtown, occasionally stopping to chant in front of 'slumlord' properties for Thursday's National Renter’s Day of Action.

Long Beach’s Art of Displacement — A Housing Crisis Through Images, Words

Aug. 10, 2016 / By
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A traveling art exhibit is using visuals, short stories, and spoken word recordings to tell the stories of the city's housing crisis.

Neighborhood Council gives nod to controversial Lorena Plaza development

Aug. 14, 2015 / By
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The Boyle Heights Neighborhood Council has given its approval to the controversial Lorena Plaza mixed-use development project on a parcel of land owned by Metro on the corner of Lorena and First streets.

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.



Remembering A Local Hero: Stephanie Alys Bussi

Apr. 30, 2015 / By
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Besides working for disability rights, Bussi was a champion for affordable housing, homeless services, and public transportation.

For Renters, Landlord Accountability Key to Fixing Substandard Housing

Jan. 30, 2015 / By
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Tenants don’t report problems to the city for fear of retaliation from their landlords, which could come in the form of rent increases or even eviction.

Housing Long Beach Leadership Summit: Aug. 16

Aug. 5, 2014 / By
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Join Housing Long Beach for an all day training and leadership development session. Afternoon workshops will grow your skills to impact change in Long Beach...