Residents Celebrate Peace in North Long Beach

Jun. 12, 2013 / By

This past Friday, residents in North Long Beach were treated to a concert as part of “BE S.A.F.E. (Summer Activities in a Friendly Environment,” a week-long series of programs for youth and community building in the 8th and 9th districts.

The concert, called Brighter Future Peace Jam, took place at Houghton Park and included classes in Zumba and obesity awareness. The video above interviews community leaders and concert attendees.

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Adalhi Montes

Adalhi Montes

As a teenager, Adalhi began volunteering at many programs helping our communities become healthier and safer to provide resources to people in need. He was involved with Weed and Seed in Central Long Beach and is a youth mentor for the California Conference for Equality and Justice. Adalhi is also in the process of completing the neighborhood leadership program at the Advanced Organizing Institute and is studying Radio and television broadcasting at LBCC. In the future, he looks forward to joining the Marine Corps and continuing his education.