Projects

Mothers Supporting Mothers – healing circle for Long Beach mothers who’ve lost children or loved ones to police violence or incarceration, founded by Pamela Fields, mother of Donte Jordan (killed by LBPD in 2013); guided by healing professional of 15 years (who lost a family member to police violence); membership is supported and centered in the campaign and action organizing work of Black Lives Matter: Long Beach. Sign up to join this project committee.

Campaign for Community Oversight of the Long Beach Police Department – campaign for a community-elected civilian commission to oversee and direct all work of the Long Beach Police Department in the streets, suites, jails, and all spaces of criminal justice enforcement and administration. Sign up to join this project committee.

Black Canvas – door-to-door / one-to-one organizing work in Black neighborhoods, churches, schools, and community spaces in Long Beach; surveying residents on their experiences in and visions for Long Beach in regards to criminal justice, economics, politics, and social justice; and employing Black youth in organizing jobs with Black Lives Matter: Long Beach. Sign up to join this project committee.

People’s 911 / Cop Watch – (562) 999-1212 solidarity hotline for people who are dealing with police violence, arrest, jailing, intimidation, or harassment, which connects people to human rights observers, legal support, and healing resources. This work also involves community-based patrols and surveillance of police activity in the Long Beach area to ensure transparency, accountability, and fairness in Long Beach policing. Sign up to join this project committee.

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