Considered as the equivalent to the Academy Award for community
colleges nationwide, Long Beach Community College District
(LBCCD) placed in the top 10 of more than 1,000 community
colleges as a 2019 Bellwether finalist for its Long Beach College
Promise 2.0 Program at the Community College Futures
Assembly in San Antonio, Texas. Of the 1,000 programs
reviewed by Bellwether, this puts LBCCD in the top one percent of
all community colleges nationwide.