February 26, 2019
News - Updates - Resources
Welcome to the first Long Beach Office of Equity e-mail update!
We hope to share local trainings, events, job opportunities, and resources. Please e-mail us if you have any updates you'd like to share.
Upcoming Events and Trainings
Women's History Month Conference
In honor of Women’s History Month, this one-day conference is focused on achieving maternal, paternal, child and adolescent health equity and reducing child deaths in LA County's communities of color.

When: March 11, 2019
Time: 8:30 am - 4:10 pm
Where: California Endowment
1000 Alameda Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Cultivating Compassion: Community Mediation Certification Training
CCEJ's 4-day training introduces the core principles and methods of Alternative Dispute Resolution as well as foundational concepts of restorative justice. The curriculum follows ABA guidelines and meets the standards of the California Dispute Resolution Programs Act (DRPA). 

When : March 13–14 & March 18-19  

Racial Equity Institute Workshop Updates
This two-day workshop helps participants become clear on how race and racism have been constructed in the US and how ideas about racism live in our unconscious minds and social structures even 50 years after the successes of the Civil Rights movement.

When : Thursday and Friday, July 11-12
 Time : 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM Both Days

Asians and Pacific Islanders with Disabilities of CA Conference
The theme of this conference, “Transitions,” emphasizes transitioning from school to college, from college to employment, from childhood to independent living, from job to job, and from job to retirement. 

When: March 8-9
Where: Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa in Anaheim, California

Date: Friday, March 8, 2019
Time : 7:30-9:15 am
Location: Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center
Grand Ballroom, 300 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90802
28th Annual Interfaith Intercultural Breakfast
CCEJ believes now is the time when dialogue on racism and hate is greatly needed, and our Interfaith Intercultural Breakfast is an opportunity to face this issue courageously and in solidarity with one another.

An interactive exhibit that connects the intentional and systematic racial housing segregation to political and social issues of today. The exhibit provides solutions to address the long-term impacts of Redlining. 

Dates : February 7 - March 31, 2019
Time : Monday - Friday, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location : Los Angeles Trade Tech College - Magnolia Hall 400 W Washington Blvd. Los Angeles, Calif. 90015

Guided tours available  by appointment .
 2019 21-Day Racial Equity Habit-Building Challenge! 
Food Solutions New England invites you to join us for our fifth year of the Challenge! Discover how racial and social injustice impact our food system, and identify ways to dismantle racism.

Participation is free!

When : April 1-21, 2019

Reports & Resources
Report And Recommendations Of The Ad Hoc Committee On Black People Experiencing Homelessness
Black people are more likely than White people to experience homelessness in the United States, including in Los Angeles County. In 2017, Black people represented only 9% of the general population in Los Angeles County yet comprised 40% of the population experiencing homelessness. The impact of institutional and structural racism in education, criminal justice, housing, employment, health care, and access to opportunities cannot be denied: homelessness is a by-product of racism in America. Read the full report here .
Job Opportunities