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Councilmember AL AUSTIN II

Al Austin II was elected in 2012 to the Long Beach City Council, representing the Eighth District, which includes Bixby Knolls, Los Cerritos and parts of North Long Beach.

Since taking office, Councilmember Austin has focused on promoting strong and safe neighborhoods, and revitalizing the commercial corridors.

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Jonathan Kraus, Chief of Staff
Melody Ngaue-Tuuholoaki, Field Representative
Heather Morrison, Communications Deputy
Monique San, Legislative Aide / Scheduler

Latest News

YAC Youth Networking Mixer

Friday, September 2, 2016
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Expo Arts Center Parking Lot
4321 Atlantic Avenue

The Eighth District Youth Ambassador program is hosting a Youth Networking Mixer that will give youth exposure to different organizations that do work in the community. This event is free and in conjunction with September First Fridays.

For more information or to participate, please email district8yac@gmail.com.

Senior Programming at the Expo Arts Center
Tuesdays and Thursdays

10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Expo Arts Center
4321 Atlantic Ave.

The Eighth District Senior Advisory Committee, in partnership with Councilmember Austin's office, launched a new senior activities program last October.

Councilmember Austin invites you to the 5th Annual Back to School Summer Blast on Saturday, August 20 from 10:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. at Scherer Park, located at Del Amo Boulevard and 49th Street.
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Eighth District Newsletters and Communications

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You will also receive our On the Council's Plate email on Mondays prior to Council Meeting Tuesdays.