Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
The ongoing fights over the housing crisis, immigrant rights, and police accountability are center stage as more than 500 people are expected to gather at the eighth annual People’s State of the City, organized by the Long Beach Rising coalition. Through art, performances, and storytelling from the perspective of working people in Long Beach, attendees will learn how local residents are coming together to push for equitable schools, healthy communities, and the opportunity to change the direction of the city.
WHEN: Wednesday, April 10, 2019; Outdoor community fair begins at 5:00 PM followed by an indoor program beginning at 6:30 PM.
WHERE: First Congregational Church: 241 Cedar Ave, Long Beach, California 90802
WHO: Community-based organizations, elected officials, and residents from across the city. Speakers and performers include:
Noah Santiago, Invest in Youth Campaign
Mac Harris, Invest in Youth Campaign
Cynthia Macias, Housing Long Beach
Dawn Modkins, Black Lives Matter LBC