*Childwatch and Spanish/Khmer Translation will be provided*
Contact: (562) 396-4552
This community forum is being organized and co-sponsored by a coalition of organizations, including ‘Aikona: Sustainability in Service, Anakbayan, Building Healthy Communities (Long Beach), BHC Youth Committee, The Center Long Beach, California Faculty Association (Long Beach), Clergy Laity United for Economic Justice (CLUE) South Bay, East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice, Filipino Migrant Center, Green Education Inc., Green Long Beach, Housing Long Beach, Khmer Girls in Action, LAANE, LB Area Peace Network, LBCC Civic Engagement Club, LBCC Community Studies Program, LB Coalition for Good Jobs & a Healthy Community, LB Immigrant Rights Coalition, LB Time Exchange, Miguel Contreras Foundation, Men Making a Change.
BHC Long Beach Discretionary Grants Due April 15th by 5:00pm!
ATTENTION COMMUNITY PARTNERS!
The Building Healthy Communities: Long Beach Discretionary Grants Application is now available online!
Discretionary Grant Application
Discretionary Grant Application in Spanish
What are discretionary grants?
The BHC Long Beach Discretionary Fund was created to: support informal groups, provide an opportunity for learning and development, directly support innovative projects that enhance the ongoing work of BHC and to support community engagement in the BHC target area. The Discretionary Fund will be used to directly support innovative projects that enhance the ongoing work of the BHC initiative as well as supporting community engagement in the BHC target area.
How much can I apply for?
The maximum amount is $1,500.
Does my “Project X” qualify for a BHC Long Beach Discretionary Grant?
Projects must address one of the following prioritized outcomes:
Outcome 4: Residents live in communities with health-promoting land use, transportation and community development.
Outcome 5: Children and their families are safe from violence in their homes and neighborhoods.
Outcome 6: Communities support healthy youth development
Outcome 8: Community health improvements are linked to economic development.
Where can I find out more information?
Complete instructions and timeline is available through the survey monkey link here. For any questions not answered on the form, please feel free to contact us at: 562-436-4800 and ask for Rene or Ana.
Remember! All applications are due in by April 15, 2013 by 5:00pm!
MacArthur Park Community Resources and Health Fair
Celebrate Cambodian New Year!
Saturday, April 13, 2013
10:00am - 2:00pm
1321 E. Anaheim St
Long Beach, CA 90813
Kick-off Central Long Beach Walking Loop
9:00am at MacArthur Park Walking Towards a Healthy Community
ENJOY FREE Health Screenings Cholesterol, blood pressure, glucose and much more Information Booths Molina Healthcare, St. Mary Medical Center, Miller Children Hospital, LA Care, and The Children's Clinic
Other Resources: Network for a Healthy California Latino Campaign, un mundo de amigos preschool, Housing Long Beach, Network for a Healthy California African-American Campaign, Centro CHA Inc, Greener Good Farmers Markets, New York Life (FREE Child ID's), Families in Good Health, ZUMBA, POWER 4 Youth, The Childrens Clinic, Neighborhood Resource Center, NCLR/CSULB, Latin American Community Center, El Pueblito, LIttle Mexican Town, Long Beach Public Library, Mark Twain Branch, Long Beach Latinos in Action and much more!
FREE FOR WHOLE FAMILY!
Flyers here: English, Spanish and Khmer http://ge.tt/6OUKrWd?c