VIDEO: First Fridays at TALB from Dec. 5th

The Teachers Association of Long Beach was happy to host another community space during First Fridays on December 5th, 2014 featuring a Holiday Re-Gift Exchange & Decorations Swap, a musician, poets, free hot chocolate/tea, and door prizes.

Thank you to all of our performers, community partners, sponsors, and volunteers!

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MUSIC at the event and in this video performed by:

Esther Kang aka Coocakes
https://www.facebook.com/coocakesmusic


POETRY AND SPOKEN WORD performed by:

Elmast Kosloyan
http://cadencecollective.net/poets/elmast-kozloyan/

Raundi Moore-Kondo
http://www.theloveofwords.com/

Amanda Tan
http://cadencecollective.net/poets/amanda-tan/

Felicia Cade
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0cb37x9xfO8


HOLIDAY RE-GIFT EXCHANGE & DECORATIONS SWAP hosted by:

Long Beach Free Store
http://lbfreestore.com/


SPONSORS for the evening included:

Catalyst Network of Communities donated door prizes and equipment.
http://www.gocatalyst.org

NEA ValueBuilders and Security Benefit donated door prizes.
scott.morff@earthlink.net

MetLife donated the hot chocolate & tea and supplies for the hot drinks station.
jgoodreau@metlife.com


COMMUNITY PARTNERS for the evening included:

Cadence Collective provided referrals from their network of poets and musicians.
http://cadencecollective.net/

Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association organizes the monthly First Fridays event along Atlantic Avenue.
http://firstfridayslongbeach.com/


TEACHER VOLUNTEERS for this event included:

Winnie Foreman, Smith Head Start Teacher
Maria Garcia, Edison Head Start Teacher
Heidi Samaniego, Hudson K-8 Teacher
Marion Nguli, Lincoln Elementary Teacher
Sybil Baldwin-Perry, Addams CDC Teacher
Michaela Quinby, Webster Elementary Teacher
Cindy Archambault, Burcham CDC Teacher

COMMUNITY VOLUNTEERS for this event included:

Sharon Moiseiff
Jewell Faamaligi
Taylor Thomas
Jessie Sabree
Wynton Johnson
Blake Scott

See more videos and photos from First Fridays at TALB here.