To support 8-80 Cities in producing a nationwide convening and international trip to facilitate the formation of a civic innovation network among leaders in Knight communities, learning how to execute place-based solutions, attract and support talent and foster opportunity.
To support the Naturalizing Immigrant Women pilot program in Los Angeles, Long Beach, and Miami to increase naturalization rates among women.
To support the organization's efforts to provide resources that address the challenges facing newcomers and their host communities
To support the creation of the National Citizenship Collaboration to test new program models, technology, collaboration and resources to enable more immigrants to become naturalized citizens in Detroit, Miami, San Jose, Long Beach and Charlotte
To bring locally produced video news and information back to Long Beach over Public Access TV
To supplement an existing donor-advised fund
To support the expansion of naturalization resources by using this faith-based approach to community organizing for immigrant families moving from green card to full citizenship in Philadelphia/Camden, Boulder, San Jose and Long Beach
To position Long Beach Community Foundation (LBCF) as a civic leader by extending their management of Knight Foundation's community guideline
To develop the model YMCA Newcomer-Immigrant Program which will be implemented in seven Knight communities and then replicated nationally to support the successful integration of immigrants into our communities
To build ethnic media networks in key Knight Foundation markets, conduct multilingual polls and strengthen ties between immigrant organizations and ethnic media at national and local levels
To provide literacy development, parental involvement and staff development activities for a child care center serving homeless children in the Long Beach area
For the Community Impact Program and to develop the NAACP's infrastructure at the Long Beach chapter