Meet the Long Beach Forward team

Andrew Mandujano

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.


Race and income do not determine one's future in Long Beach—it's a community where everyone is safe, connected, and healthy.


To create a healthy Long Beach with low-income communities of color by building community knowledge, leadership, and power.


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