Miranda K. Aguilar-Lorenzana is one of many students who has been impacted by the City of Long Beach’s ongoing housing crisis.
Tag: housing insecurity
A study conducted by the Hope Center found that 15% of students at four-year universities have experienced homelessness as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
Thousands join in Echo Park Wednesday to protest city plans to displace hundreds of encampments.
The Butterfly Effect, a student advocacy group at Long Beach State, works to raise awareness of challenges students continue to face surrounding housing and food insecurity as the coronavirus pandemic progresses.
In this episode of Beach Weekly, host Aubrey Balster gives the lowdown of upcoming campus events and sits down with Daily Forty-Niner News Editor Madalyn Amato to discuss the third annual “Sleep In” event, designed to bring awareness to homeless and housing insecure students. Sports analysts Manuel Valladares and Cain Hernandez dive into the latest in women’s basketball.
In the CSU system, 53,000 students experience homelessness of some kind. Student club The Butterfly Effect and CSULB’s Basic Needs Program are taking steps to help solve the epidemic.
The club works to bring awareness and advocacy to those who are struggling with housing insecurity and homelessness. The members of the club camped out in the central quad Wednesday to Thursday as a part of a sleep in.
The City Council discussed a new initiative to tackle homelessness and housing in Long Beach. During the motion, Kelly Colopy, the Long Beach Director of Health and Human Services, presented the Everyone Home Long Beach Task Force. According to the staff report, EHLB was designed to build on the city’s[Read More…]