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September 23, 2022
Last night, a remarkably diverse gathering of community members, many of whom had never before set foot on our campus, packed the Lipeles Auditorium at the Alpert JCC, eager to actively participate in one of our most important civic processes—the vetting of candidates for offices spanning the spectrum of local and national representation, from Long Beach City Hall to the halls of Congress. The evening was a momentous one in the ongoing evolution of our agency, as Jewish Long Beach and our new Advocacy Subcommittee hosted our first ever Long Beach-Area Candidate Forum, featuring remarks and moderated audience question-and-answer sessions with candidates for State Assembly, State Senate, United States House of Representatives, and Mayor of Long Beach. Read More.