Housing providers are asking the council offices if you receive a tenant complaint; then try to work with the housing provider to see how it can be resolved without another ordinance that can penalize housing providers financially.
After one night without air conditioning in August, most people in Long Beach understand that we need to be more independent in our energy resources, not less.
Academies do not sufficiently prepare police officers to properly engage members of our community during calls involving mental health, substance abuse, persons experiencing homelessness, suicide prevention or crisis management.
If you want to ensure your family and community has the resources, they deserve—to demand those resources—our nation needs to know how many of you are here.
It seems our council is ready, yet the staff presentation on Community Choice Aggregation was originally led by the head of Energy Resource Department. If we are going to live up to the aspirations of the mayor and some of the council, does it make sense to have an oil executive as the head of the “energy” department?
If housing providers can’t get rent from 20-30% or more of the units the risk of foreclosure and total non-maintenance is very real.
Como residentes indocumentados de Long Beach, el fondo de Justicia de Long Beach es más que una partida presupuestaria para nosotros. Nuestro sustento, el de nuestras familias y el de las comunidades con las que trabajamos dependen de ello. Long Beach depende de esto.
As Long Beach residents and undocumented women ourselves, the Long Beach Justice Fund is more than a budget item for us. The livelihood of our families, communities, and our own depend on it. Long Beach depends on this.
The new model of a modern and resilient city is one that prioritizes public health, invests in an inclusive economy, and embraces racial equity as a superior growth model for our city.
Serving as president would allow Juan Benitez to work in concert with the community and the superintendent to place agenda items reflecting such a promise with more expediency.