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Kelly Nhim, Commissioner

Kelly Nhim has lived in the City of Long Beach for over three decades. Commissioner Nhim went to Hills Middle School and Wilson High School, has participated in many activities and programs with the City since she was a teenager. She has volunteered with LB American Red Cross, where she received the Achievement award for Shelter and Disaster Relief. She went on to volunteer for Special Olympics Southern California for the summer games in 2013-2016. In 2005 Nhim graduated from Long Beach CERT program, connecting to her field of study in Sociology - Family, Marriage and Racial Ethics.

Commissioner Nhim graduated from the NLP Neighborhood Leadership Program-2014, and became Certify Facilitator. In 2016, she graduated from the Beverly O'Neil Student Leadership program. She had the privilege to be involved with the member team of Language Access in 2012 and been adopted in 2015. These programs have been formulated adapted to many cities and States wide to currents.

In 2017- 2019 Nhim participated with outreach program for LB CAAP. Climate Action and Adaptation Plan, The CAAP is program that help supported the LB communities to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, prepare the community for the impacts of climate change, improve the quality of life, and enhance economic vitality in Long Beach. In 2010 -2016 she served on Building Healthy Community and was elected as Secretary for BHC, and from 2010 to 2013, and re-elected as a Community Leader.  During her time serving for the BHC, she participated with many Outreaches' programs from difference districts, such as Districts 6 through 9, and 1. Nhim was involved with 710 freeways, related to Air Pollution links to Environment effect with many downtown long beach residents that lived near by the 710 freeway.

Nhim is confident that serving in the Independent Redistricting Commission will inspire to make a difference in her community and from her past and current experience and knowledge skill that links to the Long Beach Communities. She is passionate to serve her communities and has a mission to help other who are less fortunate than herself.