Position Statements

Education

CalSPAC is committed to ensuring that all children and young adults receive educational opportunities that are developmentally appropriate, increase achievement, and lead to workplace marketability.

 

Family Support

CalSPAC is committed to advocating for programs and policies that promote the physical and emotional well-being of all families.

 

Health

CalSPAC is committed to advocating for better access to quality health care and prevention programs that will improve mental and physical health of our community members.

 

Violence Prevention

CalSPAC is committed to addressing the impact of violence in our communities through prevention, intervention and education.

 

Human Trafficking

CalSPAC is committed to ending human trafficking in all its forms. CalSPAC supports policies and programs that stop human trafficking, advocate for victims, and educate the community at large.
Adolescent Pregnancy
The Junior League of Long Beach is committed to addressing the problem of adolescent pregnancy and will advocate for programs and legislation which seek to prevent unintended adolescent pregnancies, and which answer the educational, social and medical needs of those affected by it.

Children
The Junior League of Long Beach is committed to ensuring that children have all the opportunities, resources, and services necessary for their physical, emotional, mental, social, and economic welfare. We will direct our efforts to see that these needs are met, through individual involvement, project and/or committee work, and advocacy efforts.

Cultural Heritage
In keeping with the past positions of advocacy and participation, it is desirable and valuable that the Junior League of Long Beach continues to monitor and, when appropriate, involve its membership in the significant cultural heritage issues of Long Beach. In so doing, the membership is offered the opportunity of joining with other community leaders in an effort to preserve both the architectural and cultural treasures, which document the beauty and historically important past of Long Beach.

Homeless
The Junior League of Long Beach is committed to the development and support of programs and projects that provide services and resources to the needy and homeless population in our community. We may also support appropriate local, state, and federal legislation created to alleviate the problem of homelessness.

Substance Abuse
The Junior League of Long Beach recognizes the existence of an escalating problem of substance abuse. This necessitates the commitment of the membership to support the following: education, prevention, treatment, legislation, rehabilitation, and advocacy.