welcome to leadership long beach

empowering leaders since 1989

We are a catalyst that informs, activates, and connects community leaders to more meaningfully serve Long Beach. Our vision is a vital, positive Long Beach of engaged and dedicated community leaders.


Learn more about our programs and see how you can join our growing community of more than 2,000 alumni!

Community Leadership since 1989

Enabling more than 2,000 community-engagement alumni to contribute to Long Beach’s future and sustainability by educating and motivating them to important issues and information.


Create effective personal and professional linkages between our members, the organizations and the needs of our community.


We make the LLB pathway widely accessible to include individuals from a wide range of viewponts and life experiences.

Informed Leaders

We use our programs and networks to facilitate greater literacy on local issues to enable more enlightened decision-making.


We honor the trust of our community to fulfill our mission and create a rich succession of leaders for a stronger Long Beach.

Principled Leadership

We believe in the following principles as integral to exemplary leadership: Integrity, Teamwork, Respect, Values, Ethics, Accountability, Vision, Personal, Responsibility, Compassion, Commitment, Courage, Congruence, Service and Trusteeship.

Youth Leadership Long Beach

Youth Leadership Long Beach is a unique opportunity for 30+ high school students to join with emerging youth leaders from Long Beach to experience an environmentally focused commnity leadership program.

Youth Leadership Sponsors

Leadership Long Beach Institute

Applications for our Institute Program are being accepted through Sunday, July 7th.