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Fatal Police Shooting Leads to Lawsuit Against Long Beach

Mar. 23, 2016 / By
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The family of a man shot to death by Long Beach police announced a $20 million lawsuit against the city Thursday and called for reforms within the police department...

Mia Mingus discusses transformative justice strategies Tuesday.

Long Beach Residents Explore Alternatives in Intervention

Mar. 10, 2016 / By
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Is it possible to confront neighborhood violence without police or public services? Hundreds of people gathered on Tuesday evening to explore this question and learn about the alternative approach commonly known as transformative justice.

Rare Photos of Snoop Dogg On Display In Long Beach

Feb. 23, 2016 / By
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At the opening reception, Snoop made a surprise call-in by phone and photographer Duke Givens recounted personal tales of his life with the famed rapper.

At the Library: Free Lectures on Long Beach’s Cultures

Feb. 13, 2016 / By
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Since Oct. 2015, the free events have given patrons and community organizations the chance to share stories, culture, and insight as to what it is like living in another country.

UCLA Labor Center Premieres I am a #YOUNGWORKER

Feb. 12, 2016 / By
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I am a #YOUNGWORKER intends to entertain diverse audiences of all ages and hopes to raise awareness about the challenges that have historically and currently impact young workers.

Long Beach Mayor Holds Café Chat with Residents

Feb. 9, 2016 / By

The events allowed the mayor to share news about the city’s progress and gave residents the opportunity to share their concerns for the problems that remain.