Posts Tagged as "Jobs"

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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.

Why Long Beach Needs A Local Hiring Policy

Jul. 29, 2015 / By
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Imagine if Long Beach jobs were offered to local residents first. That’s the idea behind Long Beach First, an initiative to have a local hire policy in place for Long Beach.

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.



New Grads Step Into A World Of Debt

Jun. 17, 2014 / By
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When film student Chris Reyes talks about the $430 he pays each month toward his student loan, he uses the movie Jaws as a metaphor...

What A Low Wage Worker Looks Like In Long Beach

Jun. 3, 2014 / By
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[Ed. Note] VoiceWaves interviewed three low-wage workers in Long Beach to talk about the daily struggles they face trying to provide for their families, as well as a community organizer with Long Beach Coalition for Good Jobs and a Healthy Community...

BHC Hiring Hub Coordinator

May. 22, 2014 / By
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Hub Coordinator – Building Healthy Communities: Long Beach

Project Background and Description

Building Healthy Communities: Long Beach (BHC) is a public health initiative funded entirely by The California Endowment (TCE)...

Living Wage Advocates Speak Out Against “Bluff Project”

Mar. 28, 2014 / By
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Christopher Zatarain arrived at the California Coastal Commission meeting at Long Beach City Hall at 8 a.m...

A Young Person’s Guide to Getting a Job in Long Beach

Dec. 27, 2013 / By
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Let’s face it: While it’s been a few years since the recession began, it’s still hard to find a job...

After Wage Victory, Hotel Workers Hit With Less Hours

Dec. 10, 2013 / By and
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Eleven months after a living wage measure for hotel workers passed in the City of Long Beach, workers at the Hilton Hotel say that the wage increase to $13 an hour has resulted in a reduction of their work hours...

High Schools Students Doubtful About Future Careers

Dec. 5, 2013 / By
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Everyday, Californians struggle to find and keep jobs in today’s languishing economy. For the high school students who are about to make decisions that will impact the rest of their lives, watching their parents, friends and teachers lose their jobs has created a sense of doubt about their future...