Michael Lozano

Program Coordinator and Editor

Michael Lozano Michael is an editor and multimedia journalist born to Mexican parents who started their own Domestic Violence counseling center in Southeast Los Angeles. For the past 6 years, his mentorship has provided youth opportunities to share their stories online, on NPR, KCET, the Long Beach Post, and other national websites. His articles have been syndicated and translated into multiple languages via New America Media and ImpreMedia, the nation’s largest Spanish-language news publisher. He was recently a fellow with UCLA's Laboratory for Environmental Narrative Strategies. Michael graduated from CSULB in 2011 with research honors in Sociology and a Journalism minor.

Posts by Michael Lozano:

Long Beach Transit’s Harassment Problem — It’s Too Common, But Who Reports It?

Aug. 17, 2017 / By , and

“He stared at me the entire bus ride even when I looked away."

For Riders, Blue Line Policing Brings New Relief, Old Concerns

May. 19, 2017 / By and
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LBPD officers will begin patrols on the Metro Blue Line this summer. Many riders welcome it as needed security, but some have questions.

Underrepresented, AAPI’s Urged to Sign Up for Immigration Relief

Aug. 29, 2016 / By and
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DACA is changing the lives of many undocumented immigrants -- including those who are Asian Americans or Pacific Islanders.

Urban Farms Stretched Thin as Demand for Locally Sourced Spikes in LB

Jun. 23, 2016 / By and
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Long Beach residents want more of their food from hyperlocal sources. Here's how new policies might create more farms and jobs in the city.

Hillary Clinton Rallies at Long Beach City College: Highlights

Jun. 9, 2016 / By and
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Just before California's presidential primary, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton held a rally at Long Beach City College. Here are a few highlights.

API’s and Prop. 47 – Overcoming the Stigma of Incarceration

Mar. 10, 2016 / By
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Cultural barriers may be part of the reason so few Asian Pacific Islanders have applied to reduce their felonies.

Waiting For Reform– What Immigrants Can Do Now

Mar. 8, 2016 / By
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As millions of immigrant families await for the Supreme Court to rule on the fate of President Obama’s DACA and DAPA programs, what should they do now?

Black Activists Hold Intergenerational Conversation in LA

Jan. 28, 2016 / By
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Watch the video to hear a cross-generational talk between #BlackLivesMatter Co-Founder Patrisse Cullors and TCE President Dr. Robert Ross.

After Long Struggle, Long Beach Votes to Raise the Minimum Wage

Jan. 22, 2016 / By
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In the video above, see how the council voted and what low-income workers said was at stake for their livelihood and for the city.

Would You Like a Living Wage with That?

Dec. 16, 2015 / By and
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Many restaurant workers are anxiously anticipating a decision by the Long Beach City Council over whether to approve a raise in the city’s minimum wage to $15 per hour.

‘They Call Us Terrorists’ – Muslim Students Bullied in California Schools

Dec. 4, 2015 / By

The recent attacks in Paris and San Bernardino have the Muslim community fearing a backlash, though there is no clear motive yet behind the attacks in San Bernardino.

Dozens Gather In Long Beach For Transgender Day Of Remembrance

Nov. 23, 2015 / By
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Organizers and transgender youth express why having a Transgender Day of Remembrance in Long Beach was personal for them.