Joshua Jimenez

Joshua Jimenez is a 21 year old Filipino-American, born and raised on the Eastside of Long Beach. Growing up on the Eastside was rough, especially for Joshua. Growing up in gangs, drugs, and seeing struggle with his close friends and family. It wasn't until he started getting involved with the Filipino community that he was getting in touch with his culture. He now educates and organize the Filipino youth and his peers about their culture and the issues we all face in our community. Joshua wants to use his passion of film-making and making documentary films about the stories of working class people in his community, especially giving voice to the working class Filipinos in the city of Long Beach.

Posts by Joshua Jimenez:

Hyatt Hotel Workers Unionize in Long Beach

Apr. 14, 2013 / By
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Long Beach community advocates, religious leaders, union organizers and city representatives packed the conference room on the 3rd floor of the Long Beach City Hall this past Monday, April 8...

Long Beach Youth Dance for Peace

Jan. 20, 2013 / By
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Dance For Peace youth hip-hop dancers from Homeland Cultural Center blessed the community with some fresh break dancing and pop locking last Monday...

Hotel Workers Won a Living Wage– Now What?

Nov. 29, 2012 / By
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It was about 9 p.m. on election night at Pizza Pi Restaurant on Broadway and Lime...

LB Voters to Decide on Wages and Election Scheduling

Nov. 2, 2012 / By and
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Videos by  Joshua Jimenez

On Tuesday, Long Beach residents will cast their votes on a range of issues, including a living wage for hotel workers to a schedule change for municipal elections...

Think Outside the Box: Josh & Angela

Oct. 23, 2012 / By and
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Every tax dollar funneled into jails and prisons takes funding away from other services and needs, including K-12 and higher education...