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For the Love of Budgets

Click Flier to View in English Español Support the People’s Budget Long Beach You’re invited to: “For the Love of …

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Healthy Long Beach

Help fight the spread of COVID-19 and build community knowledge with these resources.

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The People’s Budget

Since 2018, The People’s Budget Long Beach campaign has forced conversations and action for equity and justice in the Long Beach city budget. Because Black, Latinx, Cambodian, Filipino, White, and other members of the community came together, Long Beach started reversing historic patterns of disinvesting in communities of color. From funding for language access, to a youth strategic plan, to universal legal representation for immigrants, the people have proven we know how to make our communities safe and healthy.

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On September 27, 2021, Manuela “Mona” Rodriquez, an unarmed 18 year old teen, was shot by a Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) School Security Officer (SSO). She has since succumbed to her injuries. It took weeks of community protest until SSO Eddie F. Gonzalez was investigated for the murder, and also took days of community pressure for the school district to fire him from his position.

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Invest In Youth LB

Invest in Youth is a coalition of Long Beach organizations creating a progressive city where youth are a budget priority and lead the way in creating a healthy, thriving community.

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