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RFP for Youth WorkForce Program Available Next Month; Mandatory Meeting April 9

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Pacific Gateway Workforce Investment Network, a public agency dedicated to providing workforce programs to local youth, is releasing a Request for Proposals (RFP) to help serve youth that are in-school but at-risk, or who have dropped out of school.

Justin Rudd’s Community Action Team Hosts 11th-annual Operation Easter Basket

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Justin Rudd’s nonprofit Community Action Team (CAT) is hosting their 11th-annual Operation Easter Basket. The goal is to collect and distribute 2,000 baskets this year to economically-disadvantaged boys and girls — ages birth to 16.

For The Child’s Annual Circle of Friends Breakfast to Feature Guest Speaker Erin Merryn

Childhood sexual abuse survivor turned author, speaker, child advocate and activist Erin Merryn is the founder and president of Erin’s Law.

Childhood sexual abuse survivor turned author, speaker, child advocate and activist Erin Merryn is the founder and president of Erin’s Law. On April 1, For The Child’s annual Circle of Friends breakfast features special guest speaker Erin Merryn, a childhood sexual abuse survivor turned author, speaker, child advocate and activist.

Public Invited to Participate in The Anaheim Corridor Design Visioning Process

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The community is invited to attend a special kick-off event to launch the Anaheim Corridor Design Visioning Process. The free event is on Saturday, March 28, at 11:00 am, at the Homeland Neighborhood Cultural Center’s Manazar Gamboa Community Theatre at MacArthur Park, 1321 E.

Cultural Alliance of Long Beach Hosts Body Positive Event; Celebrates Release of New Novel, Fatizen 24602

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To celebrate the release of the novel, Fatizen 24602, by Philip C. Barragan II, men and women of all sizes are invited to take part in this unique event that proclaims: “Fat is not four letter word!” The event features readings by the author, a plus-size fashion show with styles from Curves Make a Woman and Wild Siren, spoken word performed by Matt Sedillo, Derek D.

St. Anthony High School to Host 6th Annual Saints Run 5K

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St. Anthony High School’s SAINTS RUN 2015 in downtown Long Beach at Shoreline Village will kick off at 8:00 am sharp this Saturday, March 28, 2015. Each year, the race has grown with participants and sponsor support from all around the southland.

Event Highlights Ongoing Need for Foster, Adoptive Families

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In Los Angeles County, the Department of Children and Family Services receives over 10,000 calls each month about children who may be victims of child abuse and neglect. Just in the month of February, they investigated nearly 12,000 cases.

Enjoy a Rare Opportunity To “Run on a Runway” at Long Beach Airport

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Long Beach Airport (LGB) invites members of the public to experience the rare opportunity to run on a runway, with a one-mile fun run on the brand new surface of Runway 7L-25R (25R) to be held on Tuesday, March 31, 2015. The free event will include music, games, giveaways and aircraft on display.

Mario Gonzalez to Detail Port of Long Beach Green Initiatives at Sierra Club Meeting

Mario Gonzalez Port of Long Beach Manager of Community Relations

Mario Gonzalez Port of Long Beach Manager of Community Relations.   You may already know that the Port of Long Beach is one of the busiest ports in the world. Some 2,000 ships and millions of tons of cargo pass through the port annually.

Residents Invited to Provide Input on Long Beach Boulevard Land Use Plan

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The public is invited to provide input on a land use planning effort that will affect Long Beach Boulevard from Anaheim Street to Wardlow Road. A scoping meeting has been scheduled for today, March 25, at 6:00 pm at Veteran’s Memorial Park Community Room, 101 E.

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