100 Black Men of Sacramento Host “Youth and the Law Forum”

SACRAMENTO – The 100 Black Men of Sacramento and the Sacramento County Superior Court invite young minority men to the “Youth and the Law Forum” on Saturday, November 14, 2015 at the Lorenzo E. Patino Hall of Justice (County Jail and Courthouse complex), 651 I Street, Sacramento, California. 95814. This is a free event starting […]

Leader Sharing Mission Toward Health Equity

SACRAMENTO – He tweets under the name “#ebonygenius” and while he doesn’t claim to have all the answers, members of the community are taking notice of Jahmal Miller’s knowledge and efforts to address core issues impacting their health and well-being. Miller, who serves as Deputy Director of the Office of Health Equity (OHE) at the […]

City of Elk Grove and Regional Transit offering “Free Ride Day on RT”

ELK GROVE – The Sacramento Regional Transit District (RT) and the City of Elk Grove are partnering to promote the newly-opened Blue Line to Cosumnes River College (CRC) light rail extension by offering aon Thursday, October 29, 2015, for Elk Grove residents. “This is a great opportunity for Elk Grove residents to get familiar with […]

Not All State Agencies Are Created Equal for Women or People of Color

SACRAMENTO – When it comes to equal opportunity for women and people of color, one would think that in a state as liberal as California, they would be well represented in the highest levels of civil service employment, but not so. According to CalHR, the state’s human resources department, employment and advancement opportunities for women and […]

“Oh Hell No!” A Church Play That Scares the Hell Out of Audiences

NORTH SACRAMENTO – Smoke rising, flames blazing, guts on display, blood curdling screams, demons dancing. No… This is not a haunted house! It is a groundbreaking stage production which takes you on a journey into Hell. “Oh Hell No: A Revelation of Hell” tells the story of Jessica Mann; a young woman who is about […]

Kevin Johnson says he will not to run for third term

SACRAMENTO – Kevin Johnson, the first African American elected mayor in Sacramento’s history, has announced that he will not seek a third term. Mayor Johnson tweeted a photo of his statement late Tuesday night.  pic.twitter.com/eQrxNc0y7T “After much thought and soul-searching I have decided not to run for a third term as Mayor,” Johnson said in his statement. […]

Shoulder to Shoulder Hosts “Igniting Hope Gala”

NORTH SACRAMENTO – Shoulder to Shoulder invites the community to attend its “Igniting Hope Gala” on Friday, October 23, for a memorable and inspiring evening. The Igniting Hope Gala supports Shoulder to Shoulder’s efforts to prepare fatherless young men in North Sacramento for life. The gala, in its fourth year, is dedicated to celebrating and […]

United Way’s 14th Annual Women in Philanthropy Luncheon & Fashion Show

SACRAMENTO – Local residents can help foster youth shine at United Way’s 14th Annual Women in Philanthropy Luncheon from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Oct. 22 at Arden Hills Country Club. The event will include a fashion show, gourmet lunch and presentations by local current and former foster youth who have participated in United Way’s financial […]

UC Davis Heath Systems Hosts Public Forum on Concussions and Brain Injuries

OAK PARK – The UC Davis Health System presents the public forum “Concussion and brain injury through the lifespan” on Wednesday, October 21. The event, set to run 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., will feature brief presentations and discussion of the ways to identify, prevent and treat concussion and traumatic brain injury (TBI). The forum will […]

City of Sacramento & Vice Mayor Allen Warren to Hold Disaster Preparedness Town Hall

DEL PASO HEIGHTS – The City of Sacramento Neighborhood Services Division in a collaborative partnership with Vice Mayor Allen Warren are hosting a Disaster Preparedness Town Hall meeting on Wednesday, October 14th at the Robertson Community Center 6:30-8pm. This town hall meeting will be an opportunity to learn more about how to prepare your household, […]