March 29, 2019
News - Updates - Resources
Upcoming Events and Trainings
CCEJ Workplace Inclusion (WIN)
Join CCEJ’s new Workplace Inclusion Network (WIN), a luncheon series to help you create a work environment where everyone can thrive.
When: April 9 – Unconscious Bias 101  
Time: 11 AM – 1 PM, lunch provided.
Where : TABC,  6375 Paramount Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90805

Extreme Heat in Long Beach: Staying Safe & Solving Climate Change
The City of Long Beach Department of Development Services invites you to join us this Saturday, March 30, 2019, for a panel discussion on Extreme Heat in Long Beach: Staying Safe & Solving Climate Change. This family-friendly event will take place at Silverado Park, 1545 W 31 st St. The public is invited to stop by anytime between 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  

People's State of the City 2019
Join together across racial differences once again for an inter-generational night of community, art, and stories about the state of our city and how working people are creating a Long Beach for all.

When : April 10, 2019
Time: 5 PM -8 PM
241 Cedar Ave, Long Beach, California 90802

Community Grant Reviewer Training Program
Community members should have a voice in deciding what new research gets funded. Participating in the Community Grant Reviewer Training Program will allow you to provide your valuable input on health-related research grant applications.

Community members interested in participating will commit to attending a 3.5 hour evening training in June and a 3 hour grant review session later in the year. Participants will be compensated for their time.

News, Reports & Resources
Blog: Race, equity, diversity, and inclusion are relevant to your mission
No matter your organization’s mission, you still need to think about disproportionality of impact, Inequitable access to services, and root causes of injustice.

APHA Press examines oral health of 49 million Americans as social justice issue
Despite technical advances in the field, inequities persist in the U.S. Millions of children, older adults, incarcerated individuals and those with disabilities and health conditions cannot access quality oral healthcare because either no provider is available or the cost is prohibitive.

Brief: Clipped Wings: Closing the Wealth Gap for Millennial Women
AFN’s latest report reveals the current economic reality for millennial women and the primary drivers contributing to their wealth inequities. Millennial women represent 31.5% of the female population in the U.S. yet they don't benefit from many economic policies and systems.

Why child support in California isn’t going where it’s needed most
In 2017, $354 million in payments made by low-income parents went to the government, not to their children. 70% of outstanding child-support debt in California is owed to the government, not to the kids. That’s because three-quarters of California child-support cases involve low-income families — disproportionately families of color — currently or previously on public assistance.

Job Opportunities
AQMD Program Supervisor - Community Emission Reduction Program
South Coast Air Quality Management District is looking for folks who can supervise staff to oversee the development and implementation of the Community Emission Reduction Plans in environmental justice communities. Apply here by April 10.
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