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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A: 425 Atlantic Ave. 

     Long Beach, CA 90802

T: 562-436-4800

E: hello@lbforward.org

© 2018 by Long Beach Forward, a project of Community Partners


Meet the Long Beach Forward team

Cynthia Howell, MPH | Strategic Initiatives Manager

562-912-7366 | cynthia@lbforward.org

Cynthia Howell (she/her/hers) serves as the Strategic Initiatives Manager at Long Beach Forward and supports strategic collaboration in partnerships and assists with sustainability plans for the organization. She brings with her 11 years of healthcare experience working to both rehabilitate those physically impacted by poor health and chronic disease and promote preventive healthcare strategies within the Long Beach Veterans Affairs Healthcare System. She is impassioned by the work of Long Beach Forward and serves her community to ensure that all residents have the equal opportunity for health.  Cynthia obtained a master's degree in public health from San José State University and carries the Master Certified Health Education Specialist credential.

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