Category : How to

Tips for Manifesting Your New Year Resolutions

This blog post first appeared on Long Beach Post. Bravo! You’ve made resolutions and identified goals for 2019. You’re resolved and ready to act, but your journey is best begun with the correct frame of mind. To settle your mind,

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It’s Time to Amplify Survivors’ Voices

It could be happening to your neighbor or coworker, the person standing behind you in line to get coffee, or even the child playing next to yours on the playground. Domestic violence doesn’t discriminate against age, gender, sexual orientation, economic

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Back to School Tips for Teens

Para mirar el articulo en Español favor de continuar mas abajo de la pajina. It seemed like just yesterday, Annabelle was anxiously awaiting the final school bell to ring for summer vacation. Annabelle loves summer. She especially enjoys the break

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Back To School Tips for Parents and Caregivers

…32 days 5 hours and 42 minutes! Are you counting down? Maybe counting down the days, hours and minutes until the chaos ends and you have your house back! Or are you counting down the hours until you have to

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Summer Self-Care

The days are getting longer, the weather is warming up, and the school year is coming to an end. Summer is almost here! As a parent or caregiver, you’ve worked hard all year long to support your children in and

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Talking Helps After Crisis

One month has passed since the tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. In the weeks since, we’ve heard threats of violence reported at our Long Beach schools and in numerous nearby communities. When I heard the news about

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For Teens: How to know if you’re in an abusive dating relationship

Meet Taylor, a 15-year-old high school student. Taylor has been dating Alex for six months. Recently, Taylor appears sad and has stopped hanging out with friends. When friends ask to hang out, Taylor will run it by Alex but will

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Parents: How to Have a Healthy Conversation about Teen Dating Violence

Trying to hold a conversation with a teen can be difficult. Trying to hold a conversation about a heavy subject like teen dating violence can be even harder for both parent and teen. However, it can be informative for both

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Join the Fight to End Human Trafficking

Andrea is 11 years old. She loves drawing and walking to the park with her friends. She’s tall for her age, and struggles to fit in with her foster siblings. She’s desperately lonely at home. She finds her escape at

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Preparing for the Holidays + Upcoming Community Events

It’s not quite yet December, but the hustle and bustle of the holiday season can already be felt. Holiday decorations are popping up all over neighborhoods and in stores. A slight chill can even be felt in the air. The

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