We are pleased to announce that last week CVC received an Award of Merit in the Opportunity & Empowerment category for our planning effort associated with Cabrillo Gateway and Anchor Place from the American Planning Association. This statewide award recognizes: “… a plan, program, or project that improved quality of life for low- and moderate-income community residents. Emphasis placed on how creative housing, economic development, and private investments have been used in …Read More
“I, Joanne Arcangel, writer of this article, am a peer with lived experience – meaning I identify with mental health recovery. At the Hacienda of Hope and through our organization, Project Return Peer Support Network, we utilize these experiences to connect with and help others in their journey. It has been amazing to be surrounded by a community that comes together to guide its members in building a stronger foundation …Read More
American Indian Changing Spirts (AICS) has a long history of collaboration with CVC and Cal State Long Beach. As a service provider here at CVC and working with the American Indian Student Council at CSULB, it seemed a natural fit for AICS to join with the CSULB Saturday MBA program to work on a Social Enterprise project that could benefit AICS and the MBA students. The MBA Sustainability class also …Read More
On Monday, we were most honored to host Governor Jerry Brown and Senator Ricardo Lara who signed SB-1383 into law at the Villages at Cabrillo. Known as the Super Pollutant Reduction Act, SB-1383 is a piece of progressive environmental justice legislation that will significantly reduce harmful black carbon and other pollutants by 2030. Not only will this legislation help to clean the air and protect the health of impacted communities …Read More
On Saturday, August 27th, residents and guests of Century Villages at Cabrillo were treated to a wonderful afternoon of classic Rock and Roll music by the talented Rock The Vets group, made up of a group of Veterans receiving services from the Long Beach VA and a few professional musicians from nonprofit organization, The Rock Club, Music is the Answer. Also performing was the American Gold Star Mothers Choir who sang several songs to …Read More
Meals on Wheels of Long Beach (MOWLB) is hosting their 1st Annual 5K fundraiser on Saturday, August 6th, to fund a new project that will provide meals to disabled veterans living at CVC! Whether you walk , run, roll, or stroll, come out to Long Beach City College and show support for our residents by registering at the event site, and securing your free T-shirt and medal.
Judges for the 2016 Gold Nugget Awards have named CVC’s Cabrillo Gateway as an Grand Award winner in its annual competition, which honors architectural design and planning excellence and draws entries from throughout the United States and internationally. CVC earned its Grand honors for Cabrillo Gateway in the Best Affordable Housing Community category. Chosen from the elite pool of Merit Award winners, Grand Awards were announced on June 23 as a feature …Read More
We are thrilled to announce that the Los Angeles Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA) has recognized CVC with an Award of Merit in the Opportunity & Empowerment category for our Cabrillo Gateway and Anchor Place developments, which serve veterans and families at risk of homelessness. CVC will be among six Long Beach based projects to be presented with an award at the annual APA Awards Ceremony taking place on June 16. You …Read More
In February, a group of students from Westerly School came to the CVC campus to lend a helping hand. They wasted no time, picked up shovels and began working on cleaning up the KaBOOM! Playground. “It wasn’t just showing up for them,” said David Parram, Director of Student affairs at Westerly and Youth Curriculum Chair for Leadership Long Beach, “they had to do research, make plans and contacts, and even …Read More
Century Villages at Cabrillo is honored to have been recognized as Green Nonprofit of the Year at the Green Prize Festival held at Admiral Kidd Park on Saturday, April 30, 2016. Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia joined Century staff for the day-long event highlighting urban farmers, green chefs, artists, green technology, and environmental organizations. The event featured live entertainment, workshops, demonstrations, and guest speakers. Learn more at www.greenprizefestival.com.