Posts Tagged as "Education"

PODCAST: Wavegang Talks Junior College Transfers with A Counselor

Sep. 15, 2018 / By , , and
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Community college makes things happen. Let's debunk myths about the transfer process with an LBCC counselor.

Long Beach Charity Organizers Hand Out 500 Backpacks To Kids in Need

Aug. 8, 2018 / By
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Tito Rodriguez, also known as the “Hood Santa,” and Jose “Dire” Mercado, owner of 1897LB, came together once again for their third annual backpack giveaway...

3 Ways this Program is Saving Queer Teens’ Lives in Long Beach

May. 18, 2018 / By
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Some after-school programs go beyond just helping with homework.

Voices of Long Beach

Mar. 7, 2018 / By
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A short community series highlighting homelessness, education, and youth leadership in the city of Long Beach.

Stressed Brains Can’t Learn, But Unconditional Love Can Help

Oct. 21, 2016 / By
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Trauma-informed film event showcased impact of toxic stress and solutions to help students.

UC’s Fall Class is Most Diverse in Its History — How Did They Do it?

Oct. 7, 2016 / By
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A calculated mix of outreach, tuition relief, and easing of financial aid applications have all contributed to various record-breaking outcomes.

LB Program Helps Dreamers Study Abroad, Reunite Family

Jul. 19, 2016 / By
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Cal State Long Beach professor Armando Vazquez-Ramos decided to take a couple of his undocumented students with DACA status to Mexico to reconnect with their roots and place of origin.

How Peer Counseling Helped Me Feel Safe at School

May. 5, 2016 / By
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A Long Beach Polytechnic High student recounts her troubles in school and how fellow classmates trained as peer counselors came to her aid.

In Central LB, Low-Income Pre-K Students Continue To Fall Behind

Nov. 6, 2015 / By
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Low-income communities in Long Beach face an increasing need for better education for 3 and 4-year-olds but lack the proper workforce and childcare facilities, according to a recent study.

Op-Ed: Gov. Jerry Brown Fails Students by Vetoing Ethnic Studies Bill

Oct. 15, 2015 / By
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Ethnic studies creates empathy through understanding. It benefits students of color and white students alike.

Latina Conference Focuses On Leadership & Education

May. 7, 2015 / By
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Many women at the conference voiced their struggles as working mothers and their fears about going back to school or starting their own businesses.

Time to Introduce Ethnic Studies into the LBUSD Curriculum

Mar. 18, 2015 / By
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As one of the most prominent school districts in the nation and ranked among the best in the world, it is time for the Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) to require the teaching of ethnic studies as soon as possible.