Category: Community Outreach

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PHOTO: Participants in Long Beach-based nonprofit Why’d You Stop Me? (WYSM)
 
Event + Reaction = Outcome. It’s a well-known formula for success that’s been touted by everyone from weight-loss experts to self-help gurus to college football coaches.

But for Jason Lehman, founder and executive director of the Long Beach-based nonprofit Why’d You Stop Me? (WYSM), the formula presented a unique approach to solving a complex real-world challenge: reducing acts of violence between the police and the community.

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In March, CCPE launched a brand new marketing campaign for Summer Sessions 2015. Speaking to the ambitious characteristics of CSULB students, the 2015 “Doers Do” campaign seeks to honor CSULB students’ determination and tenacity.

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Education at its best offers the promise of a better life through growth, understanding, and peace within ourselves and with one another. Students, faculty, and staff have come from around the world to our campus in service of this hope.

As we celebrate this holiday season, we are thankful to all of you for helping us bring about a brighter vision for tomorrow. Happy Holidays!

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Goodwill SOLAC President and CEO Janet McCarthy (left) with CCPE's Regina Cash

Goodwill Serving the People of Southern Los Angeles County (SOLAC) has been providing job training and career services for over 85 years. In 2013, the College of Continuing and Professional Education (CCPE) at CSULB partnered with Goodwill SOLAC to offer the Medical Billing and Coding certificate program. The four-week, 84-hour program provides training for those interested in working with medical records and billing in the health care field. Classes take place at the Goodwill SOLAC headquarters in Long Beach, and eligible participants have access to Goodwill’s career services, which can include resume and interview guidance, externships, job placement, and assistance with the cost of the program.

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Did you make a New Year’s Resolution yet? If not, we have a great one for you: Go Green in 2012! We talked to John Shipman and Wesley Harding, two instructors in our “green” programs, about how to make small changes this year to live greener, save money, and reduce your carbon footprint.​

Continue reading 10 Ways to Go Green in 2012.
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