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Project Host:  Los Cerritos Wetlands Association Volunteer Captains:  Diane Brown (LLBI '05), Miguel Magallanes (YLLB '18) Volunteers cleared brush and weeds from basin areas of wetlands exterior.  Volunteers also were able to learn about the local wildlife and flora that would normally reside in the wetlands area...

[gallery ids="6659,6647,6648,6649,6650,6651"] Project Host:  North Long Beach Victory Garden Melissa Shilling Volunteer Captains:  Lindsay Smith (LLBI '20),  Mia Hernandez (YLLB '18) Volunteers removed old tree roots with axes and shovels and removed debris from garden grounds and building areas.  New trees and plants were worked upon as to increase...

Project Host: The MAYE Center David Heddon Volunteer Captains:  Pedro Jimenez (LLBI '14), Andrea Smith (YLLB '14) Volunteers renovated and painted garden beds in the community garden.  Cleanup and paint work was done on the tools and supplies structure on site.  Labeling was done at garden beds to...

Project Host:  AOC7 Neighborhood Association and Mark Twain Library Mary Simmons and Jennifer Songster Volunteer Captains:  Abigail Mejia (LLBI '17) and Ruby Pittman (YLLB '15) Volunteers painted garden planting boxes and planted vegetables into garden boxes for the community garden at Mark Twain Library. [gallery ids="6615,6612,6613,6616,6614"]...

Project Host:  Long Beach Organic Joe Corso Volunteer Captains:  Susan Jacobs (LLBI '19), Chloe Fuson (YLLB '18) Volunteers spent the morning weeding and planting at the West Long Beach garden.  In addition, volunteers got to learn information about how to cultivate a winter garden of their own and...

Project Host:  Jordan High School Veronica Coleman, Principal Volunteer Captain:  Alie LeBeau (LLBI '20) Volunteers spent the morning showing off their creativity with painting inspiring words and slogans on 25 barrel trash cans that will be used on Jordan High School campus to encourage the students to keep...

COVID-19 UPDATE
During the COVID-19 Pandemic, many businesses need to pivot. We are currently reviewing our programs and are offering services virtually to support our community during this uncertain time. We will have updates on our youth program and 2021 Institute Program by the end of July, 2020.