Posts Tagged as "Jobs"

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PODCAST: How the COVID-19 pandemic has changed one Long Beach local’s employment

Mar. 30, 2021 / By
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In this podcast, a Long Beach local shares how the pandemic has changed their career path multiple times.
Youth jobs prevent crime, Long Beach youth say, but only half have access to a paying gig.

Can Youth Jobs be Long Beach’s True Crime Deterrent? — VoiceWaves Long Beach

Apr. 29, 2020 / By
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Youth jobs prevent crime but only half of teens have access to a paying gig, Long Beach survey says.

The State of Trans Latinx Health in So Cal

Dec. 6, 2016 / By
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A new study discusses employment, healthcare, and housing problems facing trans Latinx people in southern California.

Why Long Beach Needs A Local Hiring Policy

Jul. 29, 2015 / By
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Imagine if Long Beach jobs were offered to local residents first. That’s the idea behind Long Beach First, an initiative to have a local hire policy in place for Long Beach.

People’s State Of The City Brings Top Issues To Light

May. 28, 2015 / By
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The event tackled the seven top issues affecting Long Beach, including poverty, jobs, housing, education, the environment, community safety, and immigrant rights.



New Grads Step Into A World Of Debt

Jun. 17, 2014 / By
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When film student Chris Reyes talks about the $430 he pays each month toward his student loan, he uses the movie Jaws as a metaphor...

What A Low Wage Worker Looks Like In Long Beach

Jun. 3, 2014 / By
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[Ed. Note] VoiceWaves interviewed three low-wage workers in Long Beach to talk about the daily struggles they face trying to provide for their families, as well as a community organizer with Long Beach Coalition for Good Jobs and a Healthy Community...

BHC Hiring Hub Coordinator

May. 22, 2014 / By
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Hub Coordinator – Building Healthy Communities: Long Beach

Project Background and Description

Building Healthy Communities: Long Beach (BHC) is a public health initiative funded entirely by The California Endowment (TCE)...

Living Wage Advocates Speak Out Against “Bluff Project”

Mar. 28, 2014 / By
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Christopher Zatarain arrived at the California Coastal Commission meeting at Long Beach City Hall at 8 a.m...

A Young Person’s Guide to Getting a Job in Long Beach

Dec. 27, 2013 / By
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Let’s face it: While it’s been a few years since the recession began, it’s still hard to find a job...