Tag Archives: digital inclusion

Reuniting Feels so Good!

It was a fun-filled day with friends, families and neighbors at the Rose Park Neighborhood Picnic on Sunday, July 17th. Safe Refuge kicked off the picnic games with the signature Watermelon Eating Contest with kids & adults.

Kids Watermelon Eating Contest
Kids Watermelon Eating Contest
Adults Watermelon Eating Contest
Adults Watermelon Eating Contest

Classic folk, bluegrass, and country songs played throughout the day with live tunes from Brother Pines.

Brother Pines playing at Rose Park Neighborhood Picnic

YES WE CAN Democratic Club provided a voter registration table and Heart of Ida provided information regarding their digital inclusion initiative providing one-on-one technology support to help seniors with online applications, email, internet access, and online health, wellness and enrichment programming to reduce isolation.

YES WE CAN Democratic Club
The Heart of Ida

Councilmember Cindy Allen facilitated the bean bag toss game with kids, Council Distric 2 Policy Director, Rahul Sen provided city resources to attendees, and ArtWorksLBC provided a fun art activity for all to enjoy.

Councilmember Cindy Allen with Contest Winners of the Bean Bag Toss

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Friends enjoying live music and popsicles at the Rose Park Neighborhood Picnic


Rose Park Residents Linzy Lusby and Chynna Carter are hosting a Rose Park Neighborhood Block Party at Rose Park on 8th and Orizaba from on Saturday, August 13th from 12pm to 4pm. To attend, please RSVP to RoseParkBlockParty@gmail.com.

From 1pm to 3pm, the Rose Park Neighborhood Association, Walk and Roll Long Beach, and Tichenor Clinic for Children will host a Ride Rodeo to promote safe and inclusive mobility. Please see the flyers in English and Spanish below for more information. Email info@rpna.org for questions.