From Uptown to Downtown, Leadership Long Beach Relocates its Offices

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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. The organization will not miss a beat, though, in meeting its mission of developing and connecting principled leaders to strengthen the community.

Leadership Long Beach is the premier principled leadership nonprofit organization dedicated to cultivating and encouraging individuals as leaders to participate in making Long Beach a better community. Through experiential learning and in-depth discussions, programs are conducted in the community introducing both adult and youth participants to community leaders, experts and agencies to increase their knowledge of Long Beach and the surrounding cities.

“Over the last 18 months, we have maintained a smaller working staff, and we had more unused space in our former location,” said Jeff Williams, Executive Director of Leadership Long Beach. ”This move makes us even more financially able to serve our alumni and the community. We’re glad one of our community partners, PeaceBuilders, is able to share space that fits our organizational needs.”

“We are honored to welcome Leadership Long Beach into our family,” stated Michelle Molina, President and CEO of PeaceBuilders. “We are pleased to provide them a safe, happy and peaceful environment in which to further their goals in the community. We look forward to partnering with LLB in years to come.”

The office relocation is not impacting the organization’s functioning. On March 5th, the Institute program will begin its government and media class day at City Hall, the youth program will have their next class day on March 11th as they prepare for their community service project, and the LLB Alumni Council hosted an evening event on March 1st. In addition, Leadership Long Beach will host “Leadership Connections,” an informational reception on Monday, March 5 for individuals interested in joining its upcoming principled leadership programs for 2012.

For more information about Leadership Long Beach, its programs and activities, please contact Executive Director Jeff Williams or Director of Communications Oscar Cosby.

Old Address Information:

Leadership Long Beach

3939 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 201

Long Beach, CA 90807

New Address information:

Leadership Long Beach

743 Atlantic Avenue

Long Beach, CA 90813

(No changes to the contact information below)
(562) 997-9194

(562) 997-9197 fax

www.leadershiplb.org

Jeff Williams, j.williams@leadershiplb.org

Oscar Cosby, o.cosby@leadershiplb.org

About Leadership Long Beach:

Leadership Long Beach was founded in 1989 by some of our community’s most influential and visionary stakeholders. These founders envisioned the formation of a civic improvement program that would serve the community by developing and motivating leaders on issues important to the future and sustainability of our city. The leaders developed by the Leadership Long Beach program have shared experiences, associations and values that enable them to set imaginative, yet realistic goals, and achieve them through coordinated and effective strategies. Leadership Long Beach has three principled leadership programs – Leadership Long Beach Institute, Youth Leadership Long Beach and Executive Quick Start – and also offers continual leadership and networking opportunities throughout the year. For more information visit www.leadershiplb.org.

About PeaceBuilders:

PeaceBuilders is a science‐based, research‐validated violence prevention curriculum and professional development program for grades pre‐K to 12. Its essence is a common language ‐ six principles, taught, modeled and practiced. These same principles set behavioral expectations, reduce aggression, and transform the climate and culture of any environment to one which is cooperative, productive, and academically successful. PeaceBuilders provides services in 42 states to over a million kids across North America and the US Territories. For more information, visit www.peacebuilders.com.

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