Posts Tagged as "Housing"

Tenants march in downtown Long Beach, calling for protection from harassment by landlords

Oct. 14, 2020 / By
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The Long Beach Tenants Union has been organizing with tenants who have received high rent increases and felt harassed.
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.
Whether it’s for workers’ rights, renters, or fighting the KKK, Leanna Noble has been a veteran of all things organizing. She’s also a speaker for this year’s People’s State of the City.

PODCAST: For 40+ years, Leanna Noble has been organizing her fellow renters and workers in Long Beach and beyond

Feb. 11, 2020 / By
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Whether it’s for workers’ rights, renters, or fighting the KKK, Leanna Noble has been a veteran of all things organizing. She’s also a speaker for this year’s People’s State of the City.

More Displacement & Poor Air: Youth Protest 710 Freeway Expansion

Jul. 24, 2019 / By , and
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Long Beach youth and other 710 freeway communities gathered together in Commerce to protest the expansion of the freeway citing environmental consequences and displacement.

Amid Development Craze, At-Risk Khmer Market Finds Hope in Community

Dec. 19, 2018 / By
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This longtime staple of Cambodian food in Long Beach just might have a chance to survive following an outpour of support from residents. Find out why.

Man found dead on sidewalk couch in Long Beach. Area has major homelessness.

Aug. 5, 2018 / By
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A dead body was found Sunday on a couch on the sidewalk off Cedar avenue and Anaheim street, a corner where homeless persons commonly sleep on sidewalk mattresses or bare concrete at night and day.

Long Beach Land Use Element Explained, Debunked

Mar. 6, 2018 / By
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Surrounding Long Beach's controversial housing plan were nasty debates over facts and why so little diversity was represented.

PREVIEW: Annual Activist Gathering Comes at Critical Moment for Long Beach Renters & Immigrants

Feb. 20, 2018 / By
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The People's State of the City, which annually gathers a multitude of activist coalitions, is coming at a critical moment for Long Beach's diverse communities.

Activists Issue Sharp Rebuke of Mayor’s City Speech

Jan. 11, 2018 / By
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Mayor Robert Garcia hailed the city’s progress in his address Tuesday. But these leaders think he has unfinished business.

Beauty Without the Pain: Can Cambodian Americans Revitalize Their Town Without Displacing Their Own?

Oct. 23, 2017 / By
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Long Beach has the largest concentration of Cambodians outside of Cambodia. As the community seeks to improve their neighborhood, many recognize that revitalization without displacement is a balancing act.