Friends of Rose Park

Friends of Rose Park Neighborhood

The Rose Park Neighborhood Association would like to thank the following organizations for contributing to our events and neighborhood.

Here is how you can help our Friends!

Donate new or lightly used business apparel for extra large men to SAFE Refuge. Many clients need appropriate clothing shirts and pants to pursue employment. If you have a donation email: info@rpna.org for drop-off instructions.

Offer to mentor a teen at Power 4 Youths after school mentoring program! It takes a just a couple of hours each week during the school year. You’ll be glad you did!

Want to help stabilize a home? You can volunteer or donate with Rebuild Together LB!

Have time to read a book or walk a dog? You might just help a senior remain independent in our neighborhood. Give Heart of Ida a call!

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Power 4 Youth, 5199 PCH #209, 562-386-2428 – Power 4 Youth mentors make the difference in the lives of at-risk youths through one-on-one mentoring. Power 4 Youth assists struggling, at-risk middle and high school students to improve their grades, overcome the challenges in their lives, and acquire the skills necessary to be self-reliant, successful students and community citizens. Student/Mentor pairs meet weekly at local sites at no cost to the student or volunteer.
Rebuilding Together Long Beach, 3515 Linden Ave.,
Suite 43, 562-490-3802 – Rebuilding Together Long Beach
supports safe and housing in Rose Park and throughout the City.

7th Street Church, 668 Obispo Ave., 562-434-3408
7th Street Church cares deeply about Rose Park and the surrounding communities in Long Beach. Every 4th Saturday of the month we provide groceries/food to over 150 families from our community. In addition, we work directly with the Long Beach Office of Probation, DCFS and Foster Care and others to hold an annual Young Women’s Empowerment Conference for girls ages 12-18 years called BRAVE: empowers young girls to combat Human Trafficking in our city.

The LGBTQ Center, 2017 E. 4th St., 562-434-4455
The Center engages, empowers and advocates to create a more equitable society and ever-improving quality of life for the LGBTQ community.

The Heart of Ida, 1150 E. 4th St., 562-570-3548
Helping older adults preserve independence as long as possible through fall prevention awareness and efforts, and provide cheer when assisted living is necessary. HeartofIda.org
18 Rose Park Neighborhood Association – RPNA 2018

The Art Theater of Long Beach, 2025 E. 4th St., 562-438-
5435 – The Art Theatre originally opened in 1925 as a single
screen silent movie house, complete with an orchestra pit, and pipe
organ. At that time, there were over 50 independent theatres in
Long Beach, today only the Art remains. The Art has once again
become the center of Long Beach cinema, showing both first run
and small independent films in a beautiful historic setting in short
walking distance from Rose Park.

Long Beach Community Action Partnership, 117 W. Victoria
St., 562-216-4600 – We are passionately committed to providing
dynamic pathways to self-sustainability for low income individuals families through advocacy, education, and energy assistance. With our collaborative partners, community resources, and strength-based leadership, we coordinate and mobilize comprehensive training and technical assistance vital to building and sustaining an enriched community.

Letter from Jeannine Pearce, Council Member, District 2

Welcome to beautiful Rose Park, a diverse neighborhood in Long Beach’s Second District. My name is Jeannine Pearce, and I am your representative on the City Council. As a former Rose Park resident myself, I treasure the beauty and historic value your neighborhood brings to the district. There are so many great small businesses in Rose Park and I want to encourage all of you to utilize this
directory to find a new favorite restaurant, shop, or service.
And if you find something amazing, I would love to hear
about it!

I also invite you to contact my office should you have any ideas on how to improve Rose Park or the city at large. Whether there is a pothole, illegally dumped item, public safety issue, or a policy question, my office is always open to you. I have a dedicated staff that cares about this city and its livelihood. We operate our City Hall office from 9:30 am-5 pm Monday-Friday and our Field Office at Bixby Park from 11 am- 7pm Tuesday-Thursday. Feel free to
stop by, call us at (562) 570-2222, or email us at district2@longbeach.gov.
Jeannine Pearce

Universal Mind Science, 3212 E. 8th St., 562-434-3453 – The
UMS social hall is available for Rose Park’s classes and events. The
Rose Park Tai Chi class is held at UMS during the rainy winter months.

Assistance League of Long Beach Thrift & Vintage, 2100
E. 4th St., 562-434-7121 – Shopping Hours are M 10am-4pm
Tue-Sat 10am-6pm. Donation Hours are M-S 10am-3pm. Purchases
made at ALLB Thrift & Vintage fund our community programs
which help children and families right here in Long Beach. Visit us
at allb.org for more information.
East 7th Street History Project – The E7th History Project
has cool graphics about how the city grew from the late
1800’s to 1930, and the original ‘East Long Beach’, and for those
concerned with density – you can see what was going on in
1920. And much more. www.E7shp.org

SAFE Refuge, 3125 E. 7th St., 888-476-2743 – The mission of
the SAFE Refuge is to provide treatment and supportive services
for those seeking recovery from addiction. We provide individuals
the opportunity to learn life changing skills to remain
clean and sober. Our emphasis is on helping the underserved.
We value the individual rights, confidentiality and dignity of all
those we serve.

LIGHT OUR NIGHT – Is a collaborative project with Rebuilding
Together LB to light alleys in the Rose Park Neighborhood. Along with the East Division PD, in 2016 Rose Park was part of a pilot project. Due to the positive response the Association is now expanding Light our Night. Please email info@rpna.org for updated info.