We encourage the community to actively participate in the recovery and advancement of our "City by the Sea". By participating in Voter's Registration/"Get out the Vote" campaign, public outreach programs, town meetings and hiring local interns to help run and support our causes and events. We hope to extend the importance of being a well rounded citizen to our strong community
Café de Sueños
Community Parent Cafés interactive exercise and dialogue for Hispanic mothers and fathers will develop a plan for the educational and civic success of their children. Parent Cafés will also prepare Long Beach community members to apply for city run committees and commissions as a first step to becoming an integral part of the city.
Leaders In Victory (LIV)
A college and career readiness intern experience using social justice theory and practice to embolden selected participants as they become empowered leaders in their families, communities and careers.
Census 2020 "Cuenta Conmigo"
Partnered with "The New York Community Trust '', LB Latino Civic promoted and encouraged members of the community to fill out the 2020 Census. Our office was a census hotspot as we had Census workers come in to assist potential job seekers to work for the Census Bureau.
Free restaurant training program for qualified participants ages 18-24 years old.
We work closely with the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC). We were invited to their 2023 Member Congress in January and recently went to their Access to Representation Lobbying event in March. To learn more about them visit their website! https://www.nyic.org/
The Green Light law, officially known as the Driver’s License Access and Privacy Act, allows those without lawful status in the United States to apply for a Standard New York State Driver’s License (class D, M & E and non-CDL only) – provided they go through the same application process, take the same tests, and pay the same fees as all other Standard License applicants.
Immigration Protection Forums
A quarterly forum where LBLCA collaborates with a network of allies to discuss information and provide assistance for immigrant families and neighbors in the US.
Caravans for Care
“Calls for Comfort” started with check up calls in Mid March of 2020, asking questions that focused on the Covid-19 crisis and related issues. Once we gained the trust of our members, calls were being answered and members would ask us where to find food & other essential items.