Community members gather in Long Beach to honor Cesar Rodriguez and other individuals who have died as a result of police brutality.
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The newly established health equity team held its first meeting Thursday to discuss health disparities faced by the Black community in Long Beach.
Local activists gather at Ralphs to protest Kroger, call for ‘people over profit’ and demand hazard pay
A crowd of about a dozen local activists gathered in front of a Ralphs location in Long Beach to protest its parent company, Kroger Co., in its decision to refrain from distributing “Hero Pay” to its workers.
Dozens gathered at Marina Vista Park in Long Beach to celebrate Black History Month and march for justice.
New sustainability programs look to reduce effects of climate change at CSULB, within communities of color
After former President Donald J. Trump exited the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement in 2017, Long Beach State and the city of Long Beach joined new initiatives and created policies to combat the effects of greenhouse gases and other pollutants affecting climate change.
Councilmembers unanimously voted to establish a Food Security Plan in order to decrease food insecurity within the community.
The Black community is ‘disproportionately affected’ by COVID-19, Long Beach’s City Health Officer says
According to the city’s health officer, statistics show that the coronavirus pandemic and other health-related issues have been negatively affecting Black individuals in Long Beach at higher rates than white individuals.
Members of the local Indigenous community participated in a ceremonial prayer on Puvungna Sunday, Feb. 14 to honor the land and each other.
Long Beach Transit sees 99% decrease in revenue over four months after ‘not enforcing fare payment’ during coronavirus pandemic
To continue serving the community, Long Beach Transit has been operating under modified bus routes, abiding by health and safety guidelines and allowing passengers to ride for free throughout the pandemic.
Councilmembers unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday to establish a 10-year contract between the city and the Los Angeles/Orange Counties Building and Construction Trades Council.