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.

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Long Beach City Council Supports Immigrants In Federal Court

Dec. 9, 2015 / By
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On Dec. 1, Long Beach residents gathered inside City Hall to ask that Long Beach be added to a long list of neighborhood cities who currently stand in support of DACA/DAPA.

Long Beach Workers Break Their Silence On Wage Theft

Jun. 18, 2015 / By
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On June 13, the Coalition to End Wage Theft held a town hall to discuss poverty jobs and unpaid wages in the city, including ways to work together to solve the issues.

Green Prize Fest Brings Sustainability To Underserved Communities

Apr. 30, 2015 / By
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Over 2,000 people from across Long Beach attended the Green Prize Festival on April 26. The festival highlighted and rewarded the prestigious "Green Prize" to individuals and organizations who have demonstrated environmentally-friendly actions.

Khmerican – Connecting the Cambodian Diaspora

Mar. 20, 2015 / By and
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As two major Cambodian important dates-- Khmer New Year on April 13 and the Day of Remembrance on May 20-- approach, we spoke to local ethnic media hub, Khmerican, about the importance of connecting Cambodian-Americans with the homeland.

Students Of Color Demand More Open Communication At First-Ever Townhall

Mar. 5, 2015 / By
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Hundreds of students, parents, administrators and community leaders came together LBUSD's first-ever Students of Color Townhall meeting to discuss what it would take make sure that all students succeeded in school.

7 Must-See Long Beach Murals In 2015

Jan. 14, 2015 / By , and

From history to avant-garde, the Long Beach mural scene has it all. VoiceWaves youth reporters picked out a small list of murals around town that they thought deserved some special attention.

Lakers Show LB Teens How To Stay Fit

Dec. 18, 2014 / By
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Eating healthy and making sure you do some physical activity every day-- some notes the Lakers gave Cabrillo & Poly high schools students when they met them this week.

Hundreds Protest At Walmart In Long Beach On Black Friday

Dec. 8, 2014 / By
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Protestors join Walmart workers on strike on Black Friday to protest poor wages and working conditions in Long Beach.

Hundreds Enroll In Healthcare In Long Beach

Nov. 20, 2014 / By
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Nearly 600 Long Beach residents attended the Long Beach WE Connect Health Care Enrollment and Resource Fair, where they accessed various resources including health coverage renewal and enrollment support, medical services, financial advising and a healthy grocery giveaway.

Creativity, Courage & Color At The Long Beach Comic Con

Oct. 17, 2014 / By

The sixth annual Long Beach Comic Convention brought out hundreds of comic enthusiasts to the Long Beach Convention Center on Sept. 12 &13.

Color Me Long Beach Focuses On Young, Urban Artists

Oct. 9, 2014 / By
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On Sept. 27, The Creativity Network, in partnership with Homeland Cultural Center, presented COLOR ME LONG BEACH, a celebration of multicultural urban arts and video representing the many communities that call Long Beach home.