Our Ongoing Work and Accomplishments

Infrastructure Upgrades:

  • New Dog Beach in District 2 (in progress)
  • New Rapid Flashing Beach at Ocean and Falcon
  • ADA Access Mats including at Alamitos Beach
  • The Wibit water playground at Alamitos Beach
  • The free micro-transit shuttle, LB Circuit, connecting Alamitos Beach to Downtown
  • Speed Limit Reductions
  • Junipero Sport Courts
  • Bluff planting and sculpture improvements on the bluff beneath the Long Beach Museum of Art
  • Bike Racks at Bixby Park Annex
  • Rose Park Gazebo Upgrades
  • 4th St. Sidewalk and Road Improvements
  • Alleyway and Curb Ramp Improvements
  • Bixby Park Upgrades
    • Completed
      • Paving around restrooms
      • Installation of 2 ADA picnic tables
      • Concrete grinding in front of the bandshell stage
      • Security Camera Infrastructure
      • Hydration Station
      • Security Camera installation
      • Dog Park benches & fence improvements
      • Lighting
    • Early 2024
      • Bandshell improvements


  • Substantial Remodel and Just Cause Eviction Reform
  • Supported City’s first Inclusionary Housing Ordinance
  • Supported all Affordable Housing Projects
    •  2021
      • The Spark at Midtown, Las Ventanas and Vistas del Puerto — totaling 241 units
    • 2022
      • Bloom at Magnolia and Millennium Homes — totaling 49 units


  • 230 affordable housing units have been completed and made available
  • 408 people experiencing homelessness found housing through a number of programs including Emergency Housing Vouchers (EHV) and Veterans
  • Affairs Supporting Housing (VASH)
  • 725 people moved into permanent housing, including the numbers above
  • In terms of shelter, the City added:
    • 125 beds at 702 W. Anaheim St.
    • 60 inclement weather warming beds
  • Before the emergency ends, the City will have broken ground on:
    • The site at 5950 Long Beach Blvd., which will provide 78 rooms
    • The site at California Avenue and Spring Street, on which 33 Tiny Homes will be built

Climate Action:

  • Clean Air Day Resolution
  • Led in adoption of City’s Climate Action and Adaptation Plan
  • Early advocate for ARCHES ($600m in funding for hydrogen fuel)
  • Solar Permitting Streamlined Application Process

Equity & Equality:

  • LGBTQ+ Cultural District
  • Restoration of Pride Lifeguard Tower
  • Gender Inclusive Language Policy
  • Co-Sponsored Resolution in Support of Equal Rights Amendment
  • Commission on Women and Girls
  • Aids Memorial
  • Pride Tower Activation Hub
  • First City Ramadan Celebration
  • International Peace Day
  • LA Vs Hate Mural at Bixby Park

Street Vending:

  • Co-Sponsored Street Vendor Safety and Security program
  • Supported first Street Vending Ordinance

Economic Development:

  • Local Hire RFP Item
  • Supported Guaranteed Income Pilot program
  • Queen Mary:
    • Transfer ownership to City in 2021
    • Reopened Spring 2023
  • Cannabis Retail Tax Reform
  • Healthcare Worker Minimum Wage
  • Hotel Worker Minimum Wage

Public Safety:

  • Co-Sponsored Establishment of LEWIS registry for all officers who were terminated or resigned due to misconduct
  • Co-Sponsored Summer 2021 gun buyback event
  • Kid Zones
  • Drink Safety Test Kits


  • Update Scooter Program to promote safety on sidewalks, including adding the reporting of misplaced scooters to Go Long Beach App
  • Established Shuttle Program and expanded areas to connect Downtown to 4th St, and now to connect Alamitos Beach to Belmont Shore

Community Event Support:

  • $198,185 total

COVID-19 Response:

  • Supported Long Beach Recovery Act
  • Supported Open Streets Program
  • Supported Convention Center Vaccination Site
  • Hero Pay

Budget Wins:

  • $800,000 for the Library Department for additional materials
  • $200,000 for our Language Access Program
  • $150,000 for our Health Department to support increased access to reproductive health in response to the overturning of Roe v. Wade
  • $300,000 for additional support for the Justice Fund
  • $450,000 for our Guaranteed Income Pilot program to support single income households
  • $700,000 to complete the Bluff Park Historic Lamppost project