Docenas de personas se presentaron para crear conciencia, exigiendo justicia para las víctimas de robos violentos y una mejor seguridad para la comunidad.
About 200 people participated in a 9-mile march from Downtown to North Long Beach Friday calling for unity amongst neighbors following a recent wave of violent incidents.
Dozens of people showed up to raise awareness, demanding justice for victims of violent robberies and improved safety for the community.
As Long Beach enters its fifth week of protests, Sunday’s event highlighted the killings of Black trans people.
An estimated crowd of 300 people gathered in Downtown Long Beach Saturday afternoon calling on the government to release children from ICE detention centers and for reforms in law enforcement while miles away in Belmont Shore, dozens of people prepared their vehicles for a caravan protest through the city.
Long Beach officers fired less-lethal rounds to disperse crowds in the May 31 protests.
A peaceful protest that drew thousands of demonstrators to the streets of Downtown Long Beach on Sunday was overtaken by widespread looting and destruction, which the city’s police chief said he had not anticipated.
Employees will walk off the job or call out sick Friday on International Workers’ Day in cities across the U.S. to demand unpaid time off work, hazard pay, sick leave, protective gear and cleaning supplies.
The City Council candidate, Cindy Allen, said she felt intimidated and reported the protestors outside her office to police.
The protesters were demanding that Congress protect the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, led by special counsel Robert Mueller.