Posts Tagged as "Long Beach"

Youth Share Ideas on Getting More Parents Engaged in Schools

Oct. 11, 2013 / By
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Thanks to the voter-approved Local Control Funding Formula, parents, students and community members will be having more control over school spending and the decisions being made to improve schools in California...

Documentary Highlights Affordable Housing Struggles

Oct. 9, 2013 / By
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Rat infestations, high rents and overcrowding—these are just some of the housing issues that some residents in Long Beach face, according to Housing Long Beach (HLB), a local non-profit...

Re-Imagining Diversity in Long Beach Pt 3

Oct. 5, 2013 / By
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VoiceWaves, in partnership with Palacio de Long Beach Magazine and the Public Access Digital Network (PADNET), presents Re-Imagining Diversity in Long Beach...

Deported Breakdancer Finds Purpose Serving Youth in Cambodia

Oct. 4, 2013 / By
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Growing up in Long Beach, Tuy Sobil became enamored with breakdancing, eventually joining a dance crew and adopting the nickname “KK.”

But in what he describes now as one of the biggest regrets of his life, Sobil became a member of a Crips gang in Long Beach at the age of 13...

Our Community: Building Healthy Communities LB

Sep. 22, 2013 / By
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“Our Community” is a VoiceWaves project and community event being showcased on Aug. 26. Youth reporters were tasked to explore their community through a camera’s lens, each picking one community-based organization to shine a spotlight on...

What is the Housing Element and Why Should We Care?

Sep. 21, 2013 / By
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Housing Long Beach is a community organization working to improve, preserve and increase the supply of affordable housing for the well-being of Long Beach residents through community organizing, policy work and systems change...

Long Beach Syrians React to U.S. Intervention

Sep. 20, 2013 / By
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Syria is a beautiful country and many take pride for calling it home. But after the killings, the hurt and the chemical war could it still be home?..

Our Community: Leadership Long Beach

Sep. 9, 2013 / By
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“Our Community” is a VoiceWaves project and community event that was showcased on Aug. 26. Youth reporters were tasked to explore their community through a camera’s lens, each picking one community-based organization to shine a spotlight on...

Our Community: Educated Men with Meaningful Messages

Sep. 6, 2013 / By
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“Our Community” is a VoiceWaves project and community event that was showcased on Aug. 26. Youth reporters were tasked to explore their community through a camera’s lens, each picking one community-based organization to shine a spotlight on...

Our Community: The Gay & Lesbian Center

Sep. 5, 2013 / By
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“Our Community” is a VoiceWaves project and community event that was showcased on Aug. 26. Youth reporters were tasked to explore their community through a camera’s lens, each picking one community-based organization to shine a spotlight on...

Our Community: Californians for Justice

Sep. 4, 2013 / By
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“Our Community” is a VoiceWaves project and community event that was showcased on Aug. 26. Youth reporters were tasked to explore their community through a camera’s lens, each picking one community-based organization to shine a spotlight on...

Our Community: Homeland Cultural Center

Sep. 3, 2013 / By
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“Our Community” is a VoiceWaves project and community event that was showcased on Aug. 26. Youth reporters were tasked to explore their community through a camera’s lens, each picking one community-based organization to shine a spotlight on...