April 26, 2019
News - Updates - Resources
Upcoming Events and Trainings
Long Beach Opera Community Conversation: Life Beyond Prison
Join Long Beach Opera and representatives from the CSULB Rising Scholars Justice Lab and California Innocence Project for a poignant conversation around the experiences of formerly incarcerated individuals.

When: Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Time: 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Where: CSULB Studio Theatre
7th Street and East Campus Drive
Long Beach, CA 90840 
NAACP Public Education Month Program
Celebrate Public Education and attend this important public event by the NAACP. This program will have presentations and provide the opportunity for questions with leaders of our public education institutions.

When: Sunday, April 28, 2019
Time: 3:00 PM
Where: Ernest McBride Sr. Park, 1500 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave, Long Beach, California, 90813

RSVP : (562)856-7586 or email mnaacp@gmail.com
56th Annual Humanitarian Awards
The CCEJ Humanitarian Awards Dinner recognizes a group of outstanding humanitarians who have dedicated their personal and professional lives to improving human relations.

When: Thursday, May 16, 2019
Time: 5:30 PM
Where: Hyatt Regency, 200 S. Pine Ave., Long Beach, 90802

LA Regional Census Table meeting
Through the Los Angeles Regional Census Table, organizations are able to share knowledge and resources, as well as coordinate outreach efforts with each other and government agencies, especially the County and City of Los Angeles.

Six different locations available for residents across LA County.

2019 Restorative Justice Training
The California Conference for Equality & Justice is excited to announce the 2019 Restorative Justice trainings! In this two day training learn about Restorative Practices, tools to build community, strategies to identify conflict, and more.

Four different locations and dates available.

News, Reports & Resources
Survey: When Housing Costs Undermine Health and Peace of Mind
A first-of-its-kind national survey of renters and medical professionals underscores the daily struggles of families compelled to put making rent over maintaining their health. The  survey results  show renters – especially people who pay a significant portion of their income toward rent – often delay regular medical visits and forego treatment plans.

BOOK | 10 – Engaging People with Lived/Living Experience
Informed by the 10 Lived/Living Experience Advisory Committee, this guide was written to support poverty-reduction groups to meaningfully engage people with lived/living experience. It celebrates the potential that can be unlocked when these individuals are included and empowered to drive antipoverty work.

Winning the War on Poverty
According to recently released data, between 2015 and 2017, Canada reduced its official poverty rate by at least 20 percent. One major factor is that Canadians have organized their communities differently. They adopted a specific methodology to fight poverty.

The Color of Law Video
The Color of Law is now available in a 17 minute animated video. Examine the forgotten history of how our federal, state and local governments unconstitutionally segregated every major metropolitan area in America through law and policy.

Job Opportunities
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