Framework for Reconciliation



Step 1: Acknowledging Racism

Acknowledging the existence and long-standing impacts of systemic racism in Long Beach and the country.

Step 2: Listening

Listening to accounts and experiences of racial injustice, inequity, or harm of community members.

Step 3: Convening

Convening stakeholders to evaluate the feedback from the listening process and shape policy, budgetary, charter, and programmatic reform ideas.

  • First Convening meeting 4/23/21

Step 4: Catalyzing

Catalyzing action, presenting immediate short-term, medium-term, and long-term recommendations for LBCC’s consideration.