Posts Tagged as "community"

A youth retreat in the San Antonio Mountains is exactly what Alvin Engo needed to continue his and the community’s struggle.

It’s Easy To Be In A Saint In Paradise

Mar. 16, 2020 / By
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A youth retreat in the San Antonio Mountains is exactly what Ceferino Martirez needed to continue his and the community’s struggle.

Can We Rid the Shame of Community College Already? – VoiceWaves, Long Beach

May. 8, 2019 / By
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Choosing Long Beach City College over a university doesn’t make you not ‘smart.’

Dang! — People’s State of the City Took On Long Beach’s Housing, Police, Racial Inequality

Apr. 16, 2019 / By , , and
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Here's our Recap Video, Social Media Story & Podcast covering the event. (We really went out all out on covering this thing.) The annual event brings underrepresented folks together to define the issues.

Gay Kickball Brings Healthier Social Outlet for LGBT, Everyone

Jun. 26, 2017 / By
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While nightlife may be the the primary social space for the LGBTQ community, kickball is becoming a new alternative in Long Beach.

Center Helps Local Seniors Cope with Isolation

Dec. 8, 2016 / By
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A growing number of seniors are living alone and in isolation. The Expo Arts Center is trying to change that.

In Santa Ana, Promotores Lead the Way in Community Health

Aug. 23, 2016 / By
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Meet Santa Ana’s promotores, community members trained to provide health education to residents, often hailing from the same neighborhoods and conditions they live in.

Film Screening & Discussion: Come Hell or High Water- The Battle for Turkey Creek

Apr. 17, 2014 / By
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Please join East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice for the free film premier and discussion of Come Hell or High Water: The Battle for Turkey Creek with film maker Leah Mahan...

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...

Press Telegram-CSULB Mayoral Forum Wednesday

Mar. 17, 2014 / By
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Sponsored by the Press-Telegram and the CSULB Journalism and Mass Communication Department, a Mayoral Forum is scheduled for Wednesday, March 19 6 to 8 p.m.

Residents Share Personal Stories at People’s State of the City

Mar. 13, 2014 / By
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Last week, as hundreds gathered to raise awareness about the top issues affecting Long Beach at the People’s State of the City event in North Long Beach, VoiceWaves spoke to residents and community leaders about how their own personal stories connected with the issues being discussed: living wage, pollution, public safety and education...