Christopher Covington

Throughout high school and post-­graduation, Chris has dedicated his time in organizations and city­ based entities that allow him to contribute to his community and follow his passion. Currently, Chris is a former community organizer for Khmer Girls in Action, Community Relations Manager for the California Correction Peace Officers Association, Restorative Justice Family Conference Facilitator and Youth Program Lead Facilitator for the California Conference for Equality and Justice. He is also currently holds leadership positions for The California Endowment’s President Youth Council – Ambassadors for Youth, Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation’s National Youth Advisory Board, Long Beach Young Democratic Club Executive Board, Latin American Community Center Board and The Long Beach Advocates for Change Leadership Board, The Every Student Matters Campaign and The National Dignity in School Campaign Coordinating Committee.

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Leaders, Celebrities Share Stories of Everyday Courage & Community Resilience

Apr. 15, 2014 / By
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There are times when life experiences are overwhelming and even traumatic. But in the face of adversity, it is the people and resources we have to turn to that make all the difference...

Local Control Funding: How It Works & How To Get Involved

Jan. 17, 2014 / By
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What would you do if you had a say in how Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) spent $250 million of new funds?..