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    Hearings on proposed demolition of Central Long Beach businesses postponed following community backlash, mayor intervention

    One of the proposed developments is a shopping center at 1320 Atlantic Ave., at the corner of Anaheim Street, which includes Poly Burgers, La Lune Thmey restaurant (where elected leaders have held events including remembrances of the Khmer Rouge genocide), Babette Bakery and Smart N Final, which is expected to remain as an anchor tenant.

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    SPIRIT OF GIVING: Kerry Chhay

    Mahatma Gandhi said that “the best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others.” Kerry Chhay (pictured receiving an award in the middle) is the embodiment of service to others beyond measure who discovered himself in the process. He is just an ordinary person who faces life struggles like anyone else does. However, he does not let anything deter him from lending a helping hand whenever and however he can. Kerry was born to Cambodian refugees and grew up in Long Beach. Despite living in the heart of the largest Cambodian population outside of Cambodia, Kerry was not exposed to the Cambodian culture. His first…

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    Tree Planting: In Loving Memory of Long Beach Fire Department Fire Captain Otis Reid

    AOC7 neighborhood tree planting event took place in memory of Fire Captain Otis Reid of the Long Beach Fire Department.   100 new street trees were planted in the community.   AOC7 is committed to help plant, water and care for these trees for their first year.  Up to 100 trees will be planted in the neighborhood bounded by: Anaheim Street –- North 10th Street –- South Cherry Avenue — East Orange Avenue -– West

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    Lawsuit Filed against ICE

    AAAJ-LA and AAAJ-ALC filed a lawsuit against ICE on behalf of Cambodian detainees and deportees, called Chhoeun v. Marin. The case has an upcoming hearing on Monday, August 13 at 1:30PM in Santa Ana and members of the Cambodian community are invited to attend. This is a great opportunity to conduct outreach in an effort to serve families impacted by potential deportation. I plan on attending and invite you to attend with me in support of the Cambodian community and to conductoutreach and engagement. Details regarding case: Chhoeun v. Marin is a lawsuit that challenges the way ICE conducts raids on Cambodian refugees with removal orders. The lawsuit argues that…

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    Immigration and Customs Enforcement Targets over 100 Cambodians and 100 Vietnamese

    A Joint Statement made by Congressman Alan Lowenthal, Congressman Ro Khanna, Congressman Ted W. Lieu, Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren, Congressman Jose Luis Correa and Congresswoman Judy Chu, to the Acting Secretary Elaine C. Duke, Homeland Security, expressing their deep concern about multiple reports of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) targeting over 100 Cambodians and 100 Vietnamese across the country for detention and possible deportation. សេចក្តីថ្លែងការណ៍រួមមួយដែលធ្វើឡើងដោយសមាជិកសភា លោក Alan Lowenthal សមាជិកសភា លោក Ro Khanna សមាជិកសភាលោក Ted W. Lieu សមាជិកសភា លោក Zoe Lofgren សមាជិកសភា លោក Jose Luis Correa និងសមាជិកសភា លោកស្រី Judy Chu ទៅកាន់រដ្ឋមន្ត្រី លោកស្រី Elaine C. Duke នៃក្រសួងសន្តិសុខ (home land security) សម្តែងការព្រួយបារម្ភយ៉ាងជ្រាលជ្រៅចំពោះរបាយការណ៍ជាច្រើនស្តីពីអន្តោប្រវេសន៍ និង គយ (ICE) ដែលមានគោលដៅចាប់ឃុំឃាំង និង បញ្ជូនប្រជាជនកម្ពុជាជាង 100 នាក់ និង ជនជាតិវៀតណាមជាង 100 នាក់…

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    Introducing Khmer Alliance Foundation (KAF) to our Cambodian Community

    Hosting a meeting with members (Van Sar, Thach El and Marith Chhang) of Khmer Alliance Foundation (KAF) at Cambodia Town Head Office. We are looking forwards to introduce KAF to Cambodian Community in Long Beach. កិច្ចប្រជុំជាមួយ លោក Van Sar, លោក El Thach និង លោកស្រី Marith Chhang ជាសមាជិកនៃ អង្គការមូលនិធិសម្ព័ន្ធខ្មែរ (Khmer Alliance Foundation) នៅការិយាល័យអង្គការក្រុងខ្មែរ។ យើងនឹងណែនាំ អង្គការមូលនិធិសម្ព័ន្ធខ្មែរ ទៅសហគមន៍ខ្មែរនៅទីក្រុងឡងប៊ិច៕

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    Supervisor Janice Hanh brings awareness

    Our letter to thank Supervisor Janice Hanh for being the champion in bringing awareness to issues surrounding the deportation of Cambodian Refugees to Cambodian. លិខិតសូមថ្លែងអំណរគុណដល់ចៅហ្វាយស្រុក Los Angeles តំបង់ទី៤ លោកស្រី Janice Hahn ដែលជួយឈឺស្អាលក្នុងរឿងការបញ្ចូនជនភៀសខ្លួនខ្មែរត្រឡប់ទៅប្រទេសកម្ពុជាវិញ។