PRESS RELEASE

City of Long Beach 
Public Information Office
411 W. Ocean Blvd, 
Long Beach, CA 90802

6/6/2024
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPress Release # 060624
Subject:
Long Beach Hosting Neighborhood Leadership Program Summer Workshops
Community Invited to a Special Digital Inclusion Workshop at Admiral Kidd Park on Saturday, June 8 
Contact:
Rick de la Torre
562.570.7174
Rick.DeLaTorre@longbeach.gov
Community Information Officer
Long Beach Community Development Department




Long Beach, CA – In coordination with its Westside Promise Program, the City of Long Beach’s Community Development Department will host a series of free summer workshops for residents. The first workshop, taking place Saturday, June 8, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Admiral Kidd Park (2125 Santa Fe Ave.) in West Long Beach, will focus on digital inclusion to help promote technology access and digital equity in Long Beach. 

In partnership with the Technology and Innovation Department and Library Services, the June workshop will provide digital skills training from Library Services and community-based organizations, low-cost computing devices (i.e., desktops, laptops, and mobile hotspots), free technical support through Human-i-t, and information on low-cost internet services and free public wi-fi locations, among other resources. All activities will be held in the park’s community center. Light refreshments will be provided. Interpretation services will be available in Khmer, Spanish and Tagalog. 

The workshop is also a part of the City’s Digital Inclusion Initiative efforts that seek to ensure every individual in Long Beach, regardless of background, neighborhood or identity, has high quality, accessible, technology resources and services to be civically engaged and socially and economically empowered.  

Additional community workshops, all of which will take place at Admiral Kidd Park, are listed below. Workshop times and other details will be shared on longbeach.gov/lbcd at a later date. 

  • July 13, 2024 - Financial Skills Training  
  • Aug. 17, 2024 - Basics on the City’s Planning Process  
  • Sept. 14, 2024 - Nonprofits and Fiscal Agents

Media inquiries may be directed to Rick de la Torre, Community Information Officer, Long Beach Community Development Department, at 562.570.7174 or Rick.DeLaTorre@longbeach.gov.