To analyze the impact of federal and state budget proposals on Knight priority areas and help grant partners access and use budget and tax policy data
To position Long Beach Community Foundation (LBCF) as a civic leader by extending their management of Knight Foundation's community guideline
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 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 expand the Youth Institute model to 30 middle school students at Stephens Middle School in West Long Beach
For the Community Impact Program and to develop the NAACP's infrastructure at the Long Beach chapter
For the education project and public performance of "Dos Visiones"
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 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 provide literacy development, parental involvement and staff development activities for a child care center serving homeless children in the Long Beach area
To introduce educators in Knight communities to action civics through the Mikva Challenge's 'New Civics Practitioners Conference' in June 2015.