Posts Tagged as "policy"

Important Community Meeting Regarding Local Hire Policy

Oct. 20, 2014 / By
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Community Meeting: Local Hire Policy for Long Beach Residents
Wednesday, October 22nd, 10am-noon

Long Beach Community Action Partnership
3012 Long Beach Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90807
(Parking available and it’s easy to access by bus and metro)

On July 22, 2014, the Long Beach City Council voted to direct City Manager Pat West to draft a Local Workforce Training and Local Hire Policy for projects built in Long Beach with public money.

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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?..

When our Sons and Brothers Succeed

Dec. 13, 2013 / By
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Our young sons and brothers will help define California’s future.  They are tomorrow’s innovators and leaders:  a source of strength, creativity, and economic dynamism.  ..

Students Challenge College Sexual Assault Policies

Nov. 1, 2013 / By
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Sexual violence and sexual assault often go unreported on college campuses.  The  Center for Public Integrity reports that perpetrators of sexual assault on college campuses rarely receive  serious consequences from the university administration, while the victims can be traumatized...

Long Beach Syrians React to U.S. Intervention

Sep. 20, 2013 / By
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Syria is a beautiful country and many take pride for calling it home. But after the killings, the hurt and the chemical war could it still be home?..

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...

Summit Raises Awareness of Human Trafficking in N.M.

Aug. 21, 2013 / By
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Navajo Times, News Report, Colleen Keane

Get free.

That’s the message The Life Link, a Santa Fe based agency, is sending out to human trafficking victims...

What I Learned in Sacramento About Boys & Men of Color

Aug. 19, 2013 / By
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I got a call a couple of weeks ago from my friend Kenyon Davis, a staff organizer with the Alliance of Boys & Men of Color, a statewide coalition of change agents committed to improving the lives of California’s boys and young men of color...

The Future of Affordable Housing is Being Decided Now

Aug. 13, 2013 / By
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According to a report from the community advocate Housing Long Beach, “Nearly half of Long Beach renters spent more than 35% of their income on rent—forcing almost 130,000 residents to choose between rent, food, and medical expenses each month.”

Housing Long Beach (HLB) is leading an effort to address the issue of affordable housing through the Housing Element (HE)...

Millions Face Cuts In Food Assistance

Aug. 10, 2013 / By
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The Arab American News

DEARBORN, Mich. — In Michigan, 1.8 million people will see a cut in their food assistance benefits this fall, when a temporary boost to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program — or SNAP, formerly known as food stamps — is set to expire, according to a new report from the Washington, D.C.-based Center on Budget and Policy Priorities...

The Affordable Care Act: What’s at Stake for Long Beach

Jul. 12, 2013 / By
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The Children’s Clinic has been offering healthcare to many under-served families in Long Beach since 1933...