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Hearts on Display, Internet Safety, and Summer Rides with Long Beach Transit

Stephanie, Owner & Resident Manager of Envy Beauty Studio

Hearts Across Long Beach

Check out those hearts! Thanks to Stephanie, Owner and Resident Manager of Envy Beauty Studio for offering these hearts a home in her salon. Envy Beauty Studio is an eco-friendly beauty salon located in the East Village Arts District and these hearts were created by the LGBTQ Seniors at the Center in Long Beach.

The hearts created by Hearts Across Long Beach participants will be displayed in local businesses throughout Long Beach. Stay tuned to see where in the community the hearts are displayed and if you are a local business owner and would like a heart exhibit in your store, please email us at

For more information about Envy Beauty Studio visit

Internet Safety

The best tool to prevent Internet crimes against children is education. If you’re looking for ways to educate yourself, your children, co-workers, teachers, etc., the Long Beach Police Department has compiled videos and resources that offer a variety of tools for learning and teaching how to safely use the Internet. Register for this virtual event at

News from Long Beach Transit

Free Rides for Students with GoPass
All students from participating schools are eligible for the GoPass, which can be used aboard Long Beach Transit and other participating agencies.
For more information and to see if your school is participating, visit

AquaLink to Expand Summer Service
The AquaLink is now in service 7-days a week through Labor Day weekend. To plan your next trip, visit

Latest News from Rose Park Neighborhood

Summer Arts Institute for Youth

The Long Beach Youth Chorus Summer Arts Institute is an immersive summer program for all ages offering experiences beyond choral music, including visual and other areas of performing arts. The Summer Arts Institute will culminate with the Long Beach Family Arts Festival on Saturday, June 25. The festival will feature Kick it Up Dance Studio, The Jazz Angels, Musique Sur La Mer Orchestra, The Kids Theater Company, The Long Beach Youth Chorus, the unveiling of the Roses for Rose Park community mural, and Rose Park Neighborhood’s ArtWorksLBC program!

Click here for more information and to register for the Long Beach Youth Chorus Summer Arts Institute.

Elder Empowerment Event

LGBTQ+ Community Leaders

In honor of Pride Month, Senator Lena Gonzalez is recognizing LGBTQ+ community leaders, allies or advocates including individuals, organizations or groups of volunteers making a difference in advancing equity and inclusion through significant and direct volunteer service.

If you know someone doing great work in Senate District 33, submit your nominations here by June 15, 2022.