Posts Tagged as "Education"

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.’

#ICYMI: Mujer Latina Conference Gave Inspiration

Dec. 20, 2018 / By
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As we celebrate the new year, we look back at some highlights from 2018. In March, the community leaders at Latinos In Action put together this inspiring event.

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.