Robert Garcia '02, '10, Mayor, City of Long Beach
“As a proud alum of Long Beach State, I’m excited to see Beach 2030 present a bold vision for the future of our university. This new strategic plan outlines how CSULB students, alumni, faculty and staff can be fully integrated with both our local and global community. I strongly support the new initiative’s focus on equity and access, and applaud the great efforts taken to incorporate voices from throughout the city. Go Beach!”
Naomi Rainey Pierson '72, '80, '81, President, Long Beach Branch, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
"As a proud alumna of CSU Long Beach, I endorse the Beach 2030 campaign. I can proudly endorse the campaign because it promotes access for all students, creating a harmonious and inclusive learning environment."
Annette Kashiwabara '82, Executive Director, Assistance League of Long Beach
“I'm thrilled to learn that one of CSU, Long Beach's strategic priorities is to Build Community. As the executive director for the Assistance League, and proud CSULB alumna, I appreciate the collaborative partnerships which CSULB has developed in our city.”
Jeremy Harris ‘04, President/CEO, Long Beach Area Chamber of Commerce
“On behalf of the Long Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, I endorse the Beach 2030 Initiative. CSULB is a major partner in our collaborative efforts to ensure the readiness of the future workforce for our employers. As a proud alum, I am even more committed to advancing the initiative and exploring all possible opportunities for this ambitious undertaking.”
Dr. Sherman A. Gordon, Bishop, Walking by Faith
“This is Bishop Sherman A. Gordon, a proud supporter of President Jane Conoley and CSULB wholeheartedly. In particular, I fully support Beach 2030 Building an Inclusive and Empowering culture which our nation needs at this crucial moment. As in the past, I anticipate working together to build this model plan for other higher educational institutions.”
Jessica Zacher Pandya, Chair, Academic Senate
“The Academic Senate took part in Beach 2030 activities and are proud of our shared governance contributions to the Strategic Plan. We feel its goals of equity and inclusion reflect our values as faculty, staff, students and administrators and look forward to implementing our planned changes in the next ten years.”
Kurt Brower '00, President, CSULB Alumni Council
"As a Long Beach State alum, along with being the parent of an alum and an active member of The Beach community, I’m thrilled that we have all been given a voice in our university’s plan for the future: Beach 2030. This strategic plan will reflect upon our rich history and core values as it sets such goals as sustaining long-term growth to serve more students, cultivating resilience in uncertain times, and building community that will serve the public good. I am excited to be a part of this movement, and I support the university’s vision for our future. GO BEACH!"