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|Commission on Youth and Children|
Long Beach Youth Fund
View the 2005 Commission on Youth and Children's Annual Report
View the 2006 Commission on Youth and Children's Annual Report and Profile
On October 21, 2003, the Long Beach City Council adopted a resolution forming the City's first Commission on Youth and Children. The Commission is a youth-adult board consisting of ten adults and nine youth. The adult commissioners include one Long Beach Unified School Board member, one parent of a child or children under the age of 21, and eight youth service experts. Each youth member has been selected by the City Council member of the district in which he/she resides, and appointed by the Mayor. Youth commissioners must be under the age of 19 at the time of appointment.
Adult Co-Chair, Social Services
Youth Co-Chair, 6th District Youth
Co Vice-Chair, Adult
Co Vice-Chair, Youth
4th District Youth
7th District Youth
Dr. Gregory Canillas
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1st District Youth
2nd District Youth
3rd District Youth
5th District Youth
8th District Youth
9th District Youth
LBUSD Board Member
Early Childhood Development
Advises Mayor and City Council on issues relating to the City's provision of services to youth and children; Annually reviews the City's legislative agenda and Education and Youth Strategic Plan.
Membership: (Appointed by Mayor)
- Eight (8) adults having high level professional experience and/or background service delivery or policy development related to youth and children.
- One (1) adult member serving on the LBUSD Board of Education
- One (1) parent of a child under the age of 21
- Nine (9) youth under the age of 19 at time of appointment and selected by the councilmember of the District in which he/she resides.
Every other year in July
2 years (4 terms max)
Every other month on the Fourth Wednesday at 6:00 p.m.
Parks, Recreation and Marine Administration Building - Large Conference Room
(2760 Studebaker Road, Long Beach 90815)
City Liaisons to the Commission on Youth and Children:
Interim Superintendent, Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine
Norma Salazar - Walker,
Clerical Support, Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine
7550 E Spring Street
Long Beach, CA 90815
Phone: (562) 570-1771 / Fax: (562) 570-1134
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