Meet the Long Beach Forward team

Diana C. Martinez

Diana Carolina Martinez (she/her/hers) is the Communications Coordinator where she manages multiple campaigns, initiatives and collaboratives such as Best Start Central Long Beach, We Count LB and more. 

Diana began her interest in social change during her Undergrad at California State University, Long Beach where she worked on a campaign for With Purpose, a nonprofit that focused on advocating for more research funding for childhood cancer. Diana identifies as a first-generation Mexican-American with a love for storytelling, photography and traveling. She graduated from California State University, Long Beach as a major in Journalism and Public Relations with a minor in American Studies. 


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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