Long Beach Center for Economic Inclusion Starts ‘In This Together’ Program to Support Vulnerable Communites During Pandemic


April 28, 2020


Bridge Development Partners

The Long Beach Center for Economic Inclusion (LBCEI) is launching the “In This Together” emergency response project that will focus on improving access to food security, digital inclusion, small-business support and HUD-Certified housing counseling in low income and minority communities during the coronavirus pandemic, according to an April 20 press release by LBCEI.

LBCEI’s Board of Directors decided to give $250,000 of program funding, mostly from Bridge Development Partners, to support families and small businesses in north, central and west Long Beach beginning Monday, April 20.

“We applaud LBCEI for their instinct to be responsive to today’s unique challenges, in order to create a more resilient, inclusive,vibrant community that can overcome this crisis. That commitment to positive transformation matches our values, making them an ideal partner for Bridge Development,” Brian Wilson of Bridge Development Partners said.


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