The clinic will run every Wednesday, from 3 to 5 p.m., and Saturday from 9 to 11 a.m.
The mentorship program focuses on assisting students who come from underserved and low-income communities.
Lara said organizers are planning to host events around the shipping container twice a month to offer crop swaps and cooking demonstrations. The site will also have raised garden beds installed so that residents can learn how to grow their own food.
Lawyers representing Friendly Village Mobile Home Park residents said the sale was a win for the residents, who, for years, have been locked in legal battles with the park’s previous owner.
In 1992, Doris Topsy-Elvord was elected as the first Black woman to serve on the City Council to represent the 6th District in Central Long Beach and was subsequently elected as the vice mayor twice.
Two food giveaways are scheduled this month in North Long Beach for residents in need of assistance.
In Long Beach, the data shows that neighborhoods in North, West and Central Long Beach live under heavier levels of pollution compared to other areas of town.
The mural depicted the Mexican Tree of Life, a concept found in many cultures that represents the afterlife and the many connections found among living things. There was also paintings of people’s pets from resident’s who wanted to add a personal touch to the project.
“He would always joke around,” said 21-year-old Alexander Cruz, who had been friends with Evan William Davis since the two were in second grade. “No matter what the situation was, he would always find a way to make people laugh.”
The North Health Facility located at Houghton Park will offer youth violence prevention and development programs alongside medical services to residents in North Long Beach, according to Ana Lopez, community impact division officer for the Long Beach Health and Human Services Department.