Just a week after she was named to a “Professor Watchlist” by the conservative nonprofit Turnaround USA for "advancing a leftist agenda," Cal State Long Beach (CSULB) President Jane Close Conoley issued a message to the campus community, emphasizing respect of diverse opinions and discourse.
The third annual Long Beach HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) College Fair is set to take place this Sunday at the Long Beach Entertainment & Convention Center’s Seaside Room from 2:00PM to 6:00PM. Sponsored by Councilmember Al Austin and The Port of Long Beach, among other organizations, the convention is free and open to local high school and community college students.
In an open letter to staff, faculty and students Thursday, California State University (CSU) Chancellor Timothy White sought to calm the fears of immigrant students attending CSU campuses by stating that the institution would not enter into agreements with law enforcement agencies pertaining to possible deportation efforts in the future.
A new report published this week focusing on racial justice and educational equity within the Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) revealed that the district, like countless others in the United States, dishes out punishment disproportionately to minority students, with black students facing the biggest gaps in terms of school discipline.