Diversion Program Finds Funding Source in The California Endowment, Commencing Pilot Program in Long Beach

It’s been over eight months since the Long Beach City Council initiated a fund-finding mission to finance a pilot program that aims to provide second chances to low-level offenders through work and education diversion. Last night, the Promising Adults Tomorrow’s Hope (PATH) program received its first outside funding in the form of a $75,000 contribution from The California Endowment, which will allow the city to initiate the program.

Rex Richardson to Host Second Community Workshop in Houghton Park on Saturday

Councilmember Rex Richardson’s office announced Thursday its hosting of a second community workshop in Houghton Park this Saturday, where community members will provide feedback in a workshop regarding the Houghton Park Master Plan with Richardson and the Parks, Recreation and Marine (PRM) and Public Works departments—the second of its kind in a series of workshops aimed at engaging the public.