Long Beach PeaceBuilders

PeaceBuilders is a science-based, research-validated violence prevention curriculum and professional development program for grades pre-K to 12. PeaceBuilders, developed in 1993, is designated an US Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Exemplary Program.

Videos Showcase Local Peace Builders at Season for Non-violence Kick-off Event

Season for Nonviolence 2013 Season for Nonviolence Kick-off event takes place this Sunday with video featuring Long Beach residents. On Sunday, January 27, youth and community leaders will join together for the official kick-off of the Season for Nonviolence 2013 (SNV13).

Cathy-Anne McClintock to Debut Anti-Bullying Video at Kindness

Independent musician debuts anti-bullying video Long Beach-based independent label 37 Records will showcase singer-songwriter Cathy-Anne McClintock and alternative rockers The Gromble this weekend at “Kindness,” a fundraiser for BKindLB. A new anti-bullying themed video of Cathy-Anne’s song “No Matter What” — originally recorded with Alan Doyle of Great Big Sea on her 2009 self-titled debut album — will debut at the event, which is designed to illuminate new ways people can “BKind” to each other, to ourselves and to the city of Long Beach.

Fundraising For Kindness, Grow Presents “BKindLB”

grow-sq For our first of many events, Grow would like to invite you to enjoy an evening of “Kindess”—A fundraiser for BKindLB, a project of Leadership Long Beach. BKindLB wants to make some good news for a change—and they want to throw a big party to do it!

From Uptown to Downtown, Leadership Long Beach Relocates its Offices

Leadership Long Beach applications After seven-plus years at its Bixby Knolls location, Leadership Long Beach (LLB) has moved their offices further south on Atlantic Avenue sharing space with a community partner, PeaceBuilders, at 743 Atlantic Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90813.

Peacebuilders seminar begins Thursday at CSULB

peacebuilders Cal State Long Beach and PeacePartners, Inc. are offering another course in peaceful behavior management beginning Thursday. PeaceBuilders is a violence prevention program for parents, educators and other youth providers working with kids from preschool to high school age.

New Generations Celebrates Second Annual “Gift”

new generations the gift Neighbors and families attended the second annual “The Gift,” an event hosted by non-profit New Generations NG of Long Beach on January 9. The Washington Middle School soccer field at 1450 Cedar Avenue in Long Beach transformed into a carnival of fun from noon to 3 p.m.

Long Beach will honor three with MLK Peace Maker Awards during Peace Week

ocean-conservation-awards Three award recipients will receive the Long Beach Martin Luther King, Jr. Peace Maker Award at next week’s council meeting on January 12. The awards coincide with Peace Week —a week-long celebration leading up to the 22nd Annual Martin Luther King Jr.

Peace Week honors Dr. King with events focused on unity, community

Peace and Unity Parade Celebration The City of Long Beach is celebrating Peace Week. Created by Councilman Dee Andrews, Peace Week activities are produced to instill a peaceful environment utilizing the teachings of Dr. King and to raise the consciousness of the community.

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