The Institute

The Institute

The Institute is an intensive 10-month program that engages and challenges community leaders to discover together how to make Long Beach a better city.

What Do We Do?

Inform

Learn about California’s 7th largest city—the communities, the issues, the people and the future

Activate

Join community leaders to design and implement service projects that address community needs while finding more opportunities to serve Long Beach.

Connect

Join the leadership network of LLB alumni—1000+ leaders over the past 25 years—who are leading in every sector of the community.

Leadership In Action

Task Force Urges New Source for Leaders

Members of the Leadership Long Beach task force discuss their proposed training program with Long Be... Read more

The Amazing Race

From Houghton Skate Park to the Aquarium of the Pacific, the teams of four LLB Class of 2016 members... Read more

Home Away From Home

Thirteen members of Leadership Long Beach's Beautiful Class of 2016 involved over two dozen city and... Read more

You Are Here

Project You Are Here set out to educate and activate the disengaged residents of the City of Long Be... Read more

The Mix

The Mix was about getting leaders to show up, build relationships and take from community what else ... Read more

LLBI 2016 Graduation

The 27th Institute Class of Leadership Long Beach g... Read more

2016 LLB 'Amazing Race'

The Leadership Long Beach Class of 2017 participated in this year's LLB 'Amazing Race' through the s... Read more

2016 Community Welcome Reception

The community came for the introduction to the LLBI Class of 2017 at the Community Welcome Reception... Read more

LLBI 2017 - March

The LLBI Class of 2017 had their Governance class session at the Long Beach City Hall.  The class h... Read more

LLBI 2017 - Business and Economic Development

The Institute Class of 2017 had a busy Monday session scheduled for April as they began their Busine... Read more

Farm Stand: LLBI Class of 2017 project

The first project for the LLBI Class of 2017 was the implementation of the Farm Stand with the goal to increase basic access to healthy food options on the west side of Long Beach. Read more

2017 Project Presentations

The Leadership Long Beach Institute and Youth programs presented their projects to a gathering of 10... Read more

Institute Class of 2017 Graduation Celebration

On Monday, June 19th, Leadership Long Beach added 31 more participants to its alumni family with the... Read more