Meet the Long Beach Forward team
Andrew Mandujano (he/him/his) serves as the Community Organizer for Best Start Central Long Beach at Long Beach Forward. Andrew began his passion for social change working as a Legislative Aide for an elected official in the City of Long Beach, where he came to see the important role civic engagement and community organizing played in creating a better environment for the working class.
He began organizing with the Long Beach Chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America where he joined the efforts of the Our People Our Ports campaign, Claudia's Law and Sanctuary Long Beach. He co-founded the California State University, Long Beach chapter of Young Democratic Socialists of America and graduated from the university as a double major in Business Management and Supply Chain Management with a minor in Public Administration.