Posts Tagged as "Season for Nonviolence"

Re-Imagining Violence Prevention

Mar. 21, 2013 / By
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The City of Long Beach recently kicked off a campaign to develop a Violence Prevention Plan...

Q&A: Rene Castro Gets to the Root of Community Violence

Mar. 8, 2013 / By
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Over the years, Long Beach has gained somewhat of a reputation as a violent city.

Just last year, Long Beach was named by the Centers for Disease Control as one of the top five cities in the nation with gang violence...

The Gun

Mar. 2, 2013 / By

A San Diego student created a short documentary inspired by the spattering of mass shootings in the U.S...

How Unlikely Allies Found a Solution to the Violence Epidemic

Feb. 14, 2013 / By


Lessons Learned from the LA Model:
How Unlikely Allies Found a Solution to the Violence Epidemic
Friday, March 1, 2013
10:00am – 11:30am
Have you ever wondered how LA is fixing its gang violence epidemic?

The Peace Builders: Michelle Molina

Feb. 14, 2013 / By
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“An expert in peace,” words used by Second District Council Person Suja Lowenthal to describe Michelle Molina...

The Peace Builders: Chris Covington

Feb. 4, 2013 / By
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Twenty-one years old, Long Beach City College Public Policy and Communications major Chris Covington, is a man about town...

The Search for the Long Beach Peace Builders

Jan. 31, 2013 / By
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VoiceWaves, a Youth-led journalism and multimedia project in Long Beach, is seeking to profile those individuals and organizations that are Peace Builders in the community...

Season For Nonviolence Kicks Off

Jan. 30, 2013 / By
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By VoiceWaves Beat Reporter Patrick Moreno

It was a regular day at a grocery store in Long Beach until gunshots rang...

What Does Building Peace in the Community Look Like?

Jan. 26, 2013 / By
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This Sunday is the kick-off event for Long Beach’s local campaign for ‘Season for Nonviolence.’ The campaign is 64-day-long grassroots, media, and educational campaign beginning on Jan...