Mayor Robert Garcia and his younger brother set up the scholarship to help CSULB healthcare students, with a focus on women and immigrants.
The City Council is scheduled to vote on an agenda item that would allow the city to become the co-applicant of a $3 million U.S. Economic Development Administration grant that would go toward the creation of the Centro CHA Workforce Development Center.
The Latinx leaders took issue with what they felt was the passing over of the newest board member Juan Benitez who was serving a term as vice president.
“We are incredibly disappointed and disheartened that Dr. Juan Benitez was passed over to serve as President of the LBUSD Board of Education,” the group stated in the letter.
Juan Benítez, miembro de la junta escolar del Distrito Escolar Unificado de Long Beach, habla con el Long Beach Post el jueves sobre las actualizaciones sobre el semestre de otoño.
CSULB officials said there are about 1,700 international students enrolled at the university, while LBCC said 78 international students will continue onto the fall 2020 semester and 28 are currently enrolled for the summer term.
Food giveaways will be held Friday at Martin Luther King, Jr. Park and Saturday at Mark Twain Neighborhood Library.
On Tuesday, exactly two weeks shy of the anniversary of Fred Taft’s murder at Pan American Park, dozens of relatives and community members returned to the scene of the crime to bring awareness to his unsolved shooting.
Students enrolled in online programs must either leave the country or take other measures like transferring to a school with in-person instruction “to remain in lawful status.”
The Long Beach Fire Department responded to about 20 calls related to fireworks on Fourth of July.