Posts Tagged as "COVID-19"

Long Beach youth and officials on a Zoom call, in a screenshot captured in grid view.

Long Beach youth and officials discuss importance of youth voting at online forum

Oct. 30, 2020 / By and
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The forum hosted by LBC Votes gave young people an opportunity to speak with and ask questions to local officials.

VIDEO: VoiceWaves youth speak on their experiences growing up in Long Beach

Oct. 29, 2020 / By , , and
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Our youth reporters speak on how environments, the pandemic, and local schools have impacted their lives.
A graphic shows a student seated at a desk, with their hands on their head, as if struggling to concentrate. Around them are numerous children and adults, implying the student is in a crowded room.

Children’s education in Long Beach, nationwide may suffer in crowded living

Sep. 23, 2020 / By
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Cramped homes often disrupt learning and can lead to lower graduation rates, studies show.

Long Beach residents drive throughout district one in support of canceling rent, adopting the People’s Budget

Aug. 31, 2020 / By
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District one residents shared how rent increases are impacting them and called for the adoption of many housing policies including in the People’s Budget proposal.

(Updated) Amid COVID-19, Long Beach Immigrant Family To Be Reunited By Support From Community Fundraiser

Jun. 8, 2020 / By
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The family had days left to post $23,000 in bail for their loved one -- during a pandemic. This is how they were impacted by that and how they were able to get the funds they needed.
Online, ELL students don’t have the peer support they once had. The district has resources (in-home visits, homework helpline) but students don’t know about them. Internet connection and technology literacy pose barriers

Amid COVID-19, How do English Learners Learn from Home?

Jun. 8, 2020 / By
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For ELL students, being out of school can mean being away from helpful teachers and peers.

Long Beach Youth Shares Her Isolation Diary, “My Descent Into Sadness.”

May. 12, 2020 / By
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This is what it’s like being a young college student in Long Beach right now.
Dr. Anissa Davis, Health Officer for the City of Long Beach, talks during a media conference along with Long Beach government and health officials about the COVID-19 virus In Long Beach Thursday Feb.27, 2020. Photo by Thomas R. Cordova.

Fourth case of coronavirus reported in Long Beach

Mar. 11, 2020 / By
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Another person in Long Beach has tested positive for the coronavirus—upping the city’s total COVID-19 cases to four—officials said Wednesday.