Sacramento Area Black Caucus is offering scholarships

SACRAMENTO – The Sacramento Area Black Caucus is accepting applications for its Rosenwald “Robbie” Robertson Scholarship. This annual award is made to African American students from the Sacramento area community who meet the standards of academic achievement, community service, and commitment to the African American community exemplified by the life of the late Sacramento City […]

Caron Butler To Share Story With Indivizible On Jan. 31

OAK PARK – To kick off IndiviZible 2016 Speakers Series and first meeting of the year, Sacramento Kings player Caron Butler, will sit down with Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, for a discussion on his new book “Tuff Juice.” The discussion will take place, Sunday, Jan. 31, at the Guild Theater in Oak Park. The meeting […]

Sacramento Celebrates Black History Month – Calendar of Events

SACRAMENTO – The story of how African Americans have impacted the region, and the world, cannot be told in 28 or 29 days, but Black History Month provides the opportunity to shine the light on those achievements and contributions. Sacramento will join cities across the county next week in celebrating February as Black History Month […]

Kickoff for local Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program

DEL PASO HEIGHTS – Sacramento-area dignitaries will be on hand at Grant Union High School on Saturday, January 30 to celebrate the kickoff of the local Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program that provides free tax help for qualifying residents. Beginning at 10:30 a.m. in the school’s auditorium, 1400 Grand Avenue, speakers will address the […]

Local Non-Profit Adopts 12 Families Dealing with AIDS

(SACRAMENTO) – The local non-profit organization,”The Gardens” has adopted 12 families for the Christmas holidays. Within these families, there is at least one person, affected or infected by the AIDS virus. Executive Director Ronald King is asking for help from the community, and shares that there are 18 children within this group. “One family, we […]

Covered California Extends Enrollment Deadline for Jan 1 Coverage

  SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Due to very high demand for health insurance through Covered California, the deadline to enroll for coverage starting Jan. 1 will be extended until Dec. 17 to accommodate the surge in interest. The Service Center will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Dec. 16 and Dec. 17. “The […]

AAA Offers Safety Tips for the Holidays

EMERYVILLE, Calif., – More than 20 percent of all collisions taking place in shopping mall parking lots during the holiday season, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.  AAA warns motorists how to avoid unnecessary hazards and potential damage claims. “Steering clear of common parking lot dangers will help you avoid stress and damage […]

All Are Invited to Christmas at Myrtle’s House

Christmas with Myrtle Jenkins is always an adventure. Well you are invited to join Myrtle, Rufus and their wacky band of Christmas miscreants as they celebrate birth of Christ in a way will have you laughing out of your seat. Also featured will be the musical stylings of Calvary Christian Center’s own First Lady, Brenda […]

Celebrate Kwanzaa with the Sacramento Association of Black Social Workers

SACRAMENTO – The Sacramento Association of Black Social Workers invites members of the public to attend its annual Pre-Kwanzaa Celebration on Saturday, December 12. The event is free to all and will be held at the Women’s Civic Improvement Center (WCIC), 3555 3rd Avenue, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. The celebration includes food, entertainment and […]

Capital Fellows Program Currently Seeking Applicants

SACRAMENTO – The nationally recognized Capital Fellows Programs administered by the Center for California Studies at California State University, Sacramento, has announced the availability of applications for the Capital Fellows Programs. California Senate Fellows,  Executive Fellowship Program, Jesse M. Unruh Assembly Fellowship Program, and the Judicial Administration Fellowship Program Voted as one of the top internships nationwide by Vault.com, the […]