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A White House report released this week recognizes the Long Beach College Promise as one of the successful local initiatives used to help develop America’s College Promise, which aims to provide more college access and affordability for millions across the nation.
On Sunday, May 31, 2015, the Rockett Academy recognized its first class of seventh and eighth graders who completed the year-long program. Graduates received certificates and special words of encouragement from the local firefighters who mentored them throughout the year.
From left: Tiffany Chen, City of Long Beach Sustainability Analyst; Diana Craighead, President, Long Beach Unified School District Board of Education; Daniel Brezenoff, Deputy Chief of Staff to Mayor Robert Garcia; Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez; Renaissance High School Principal Quentin Brown; and Renaissance High School students.
Councilman Dee Andrews kicking off the 6th District Literacy Program at Abraham Lincoln Elementary. Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews is pleased to introduce the 6th District Literacy Program. The kick off of the program was at Abraham Lincoln Elementary, located at 1175 E 11th Street, Long Beach, CA.
Seventh District Councilmember Roberto Uranga The West Long Beach community is mourning the loss of Keshawn Brooks, a 15-year-old student at Cabrillo High School, who was victim of a fatal stabbing on the afternoon of March 12, 2015.
Assemblyman Patrick O’Donnell takes the time to speak to the LBUSD health care simulationprogram graduates at Long Beach Memorial about the importance of their coursework and how they aremaking an impact in their lives and the welfare of the community.
Hundreds of students throughout Long Beach—and thousands throughout Southern California—are taking up the “Great Kindness Challenge” during the week of January 26 – 30. The Challenge inspires youth across the region to promote positive change by embracing the power of showing kindness to others – similar to Dignity Health’s business philosophy and tradition of caring.
Hughes Middle School will team up with Goodwill, Serving the People of Southern Los Angeles County (Goodwill SOLAC), to host a community Used-Book Drive for America Recycles Day, Saturday, November 15, 2014 from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm.
Councilmember Richardson and LBUSD Board Member Kerr Join to Establish North Long Beach “Whole Village” Initiative
Long Beach 9th District City Councilmember Rex Richardson and LBUSD Board Member Megan Kerr On October 14th, Long Beach 9th District City Councilmember Rex Richardson and Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) Board Member Megan Kerr announced a collaboration establishing the North Long Beach “Whole Village” Initiative.
In an event Monday at Ernest McBride High School, Mayor Robert Garcia, LBUSD Superintendent Chris Steinhauser, LBCC President Eloy Oakley, and CSULB President Jane Conoley announced a sweeping educational initiative that enhances the Long Beach College Promise by bringing the City into partnership with the three major educational institutions in Long Beach and expanding the mission of the College Promise.