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Long Beach, CA – The Regional Hispanic Chamber of Commerce was created in 2000, when several business leaders realized the enormous potential of the Hispanic business community in the Southern California region and detected the need for a regional organization to represent their interests in the public and private sectors.  The mission of the RHCC [click to continue...]

Download PDF of Guide in English or Spanish Long Beach, Nov. 16 – More than 20 community leaders gathered for dinner at disability-owned 4th and Olive Wednesday night to celebrate the release of the first-ever comprehensive catalog of resources for residents of Long Beach living with disabilities. The guide was made possible by the Long Beach [click to continue...]

Long Beach, Calif., Nov. 7 – For children with disabilities, early intervention provides a stronger foundation on which motor, social and academic skills can be strengthened. The Stramski Children’s Development Center offers therapy and support to assist children with disabilities, helping them get a head start and keep up with their peers as they grow [click to continue...]

Long Beach, Calif., Oct. 19 – When talking about outcomes for children with disabilities, the conversation generally is bleak. It is no secret that many times success in life is heavily tied to one’s education. For the people of Long Beach, California, it is no different. Why so? Long Beach is a city where 19 [click to continue...]

Long Beach, Calif. – The Khmer Parent Association (KPA) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, which serves the community of Long Beach, California. The mission is to “produce tomorrow’s leaders of today’s Khmer youth through education.” The organization serves approximately 1,000 people a year including youths, adults and the elderly. KPA has a prominent role in [click to continue...]

Long Beach, Calif., Sept. 20 – Today, there are about 320,000 Cambodian Americans in the United States. California has the highest population of Cambodian Americans with an estimate of 118,000 people. Long Beach, California has the largest and oldest Cambodian community in the nation with at least 20,000 people. In the 1950s and 1960s, Cambodia [click to continue...]

Long Beach, California – Children and young adults with disabilities will have new hope and opportunities thanks to grants from two California foundations, including the Long Beach Community Foundation and the work of RespectAbility. New seed funding is being invested to support local leaders and to develop community resources that will enable more students, parents [click to continue...]

Long Beach Community of Practice Kickoff Event Date: Monday, August 14th, 2017 Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Location: The Pike Long Beach Hyatt at 285 Bay Street, Long Beach, CA 90802 Contact: Philip Kahn-Pauli, philipp@respectability.org or 240-483-4134 On Monday, August 14 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., we gathered a wide selection of local stakeholders in [click to continue...]

This event is now full. Contact laurena@respectability.org to be informed of future events. RespectAbility, a national nonprofit organization fighting stigmas and expanding opportunities for people with disabilities, have been working with workforce boards and employers around the country to expand  job and career opportunities for people with disabilities. We would like to invite you to [click to continue...]

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