Long Beach hate crime

Police Seek Suspect Involved in Hate Crime Robbery

hate-crime-suspect On Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at approx. 4:30 p.m., a female was attacked in the parking lot of a local shopping center located in the 4000 block of Atlantic Avenue, and investigators are hoping that someone may be able to identify the suspect from a composite sketch.

Spend An Evening with Documentarian Erin Davies at CSULB Thursday, April 25

at csulb Documentarian Erin Davies and the World-Famous Fagbug Cal State Long Beach (CSULB) will present “An Evening with Documentarian Erin Davies and the World-Famous Fagbug” on Thursday, April 25, beginning at 5 p.m. in the Beach Auditorium of the campus’ University Student Union.

The Center and Fitness Mecca Team to Offer Free Self Defense Seminars

Free Self Defense Seminars Photo by Adam Jackson In response to recent hate crimes targeting the LGBT community, The Gay and Lesbian Center of Greater Long Beach and Fitness Mecca will be hosting free self defense seminars on Saturday December 3rd and December 10th from 4:30pm-6:00pm at Fitness Mecca’s state of the art facilities located at 3289 Industry Drive in Signal Hill.

Hate Crime Defendant Pleads No Contest, Could Face Nine Years in Prison

police arrest bank robbers On December 17, 2010, shortly after 8:00 p.m., officers from the Long Beach Police Department responded to a vandalism call at the Gay and Lesbian Center in the 2000 block of 4th street. The preliminary investigation revealed that a male pulled up in front of the location, exited his vehicle, and threw a rock through the window then drove away.

Several Recent Assaults Being Investigated As Possible Hate Crimes

attempt homicide Over the past 10 days, the Long Beach Police Department has received three separate complaints of assaults that have occurred in a downtown neighborhood, known for its population of gay and lesbian citizens and businesses. Although the geographic location and timing of the incidents are in close proximity, there is no indication that the three incidents are related.

Lowenthal’s Homeless Hate Crimes Bill Passes State Senate

Citywide Count of Homeless California has among the highest rates of violence against the homeless. If passed, this Bill would enable enhanced penalties for such attacks. The state Senate on Thursday approved a bill to give homeless people a way to take action against their assailants should they fall victim to the growing trend of anti-homeless violence.

12 CSULB Students to Compete at 25th Annual CSU Student Research Competition

csulb_logo-250x232 Twelve students from California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) will travel up north this week to compete in the 25th annual CSU Student Research Competition on Friday and Saturday, May 6-7, at Fresno State University. Featuring students from most of the 23 CSU campuses, the system’s statewide student research competition focuses attention on the outstanding accomplishments of students engaged in significant research and creative activity at both the graduate and undergraduate levels in all academic disciplines.

Anti-Defamation League Honors LBPD Commander Josef Levy for Combating Hate

commander-josef-levy-thumb Commander Josef Levy The Long Beach Police Department is proud to announce that the Anti-Defamation League will be recognizing Long Beach Police Commander Josef Levy with the Helene and Joseph Sherwood Prize for Combating Hate.

Volunteer Hate Crime Responders Ready for Action

end-bigotry-begin-tolerance CCEJ Volunteers Twenty-one dedicated community volunteers recently completed 17 hours of training by The California Conference for Equality and Justice (CCEJ)to assist victims of hate crime and bias incidents in the City of Long Beach.

Human Dignity Program Seeks Volunteers for Assistance Team

long-beach-city-seal The City of Long Beach Human Dignity Program is now recruiting volunteers for the 2010-2011 Assistance Team.  The program teaches volunteers how to assist victims of hate crime and bias incidents in the City of Long Beach.

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