Second Annual African American Non-profit Convening

SACRAMENTO – Organizations founded and operated by African Americans play a vital role in the life of our communities. A local group, the Black United Fund of Sacramento Valley, Inc. seeks to help strengthen area non-profits and will host its Second Annual African American Nonprofit Convening on Saturday, March 18. The event will be held […]

Delta Days in Sacramento March 24-27, 2017

SACRAMENTO – The Sacramento Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. invites members and supporters to join them in standing up and speaking up as its hosts Delta Days in Sacramento March 24-27. Delta Days in Sacramento is an annual legislative conference to increase members’ involvement in regional public policy-making. The conference, in its […]

Sojourner Truth Multicultural Art Museum promotes the awareness of traditional pregnancy and childbirth practices

Local Black artists are responding to the Black infant death crisis in Sacramento with an art and culture talk set for 12 noon on Saturday, March 11. Shonna McDaniels, director of the Sojourner Truth Multicultural Art Museum and curator Ronn Cook will host a public forum at the museum, located at 2251 Florin Road. Organizers […]

12th Annual African American Family History Seminar

SACRAMENTO – Locals looking to find their roots can once again get help with their searches as the 12th Annual African American Family History Seminar will be held on Saturday, March 11. The event is hosted annually by Genealogy Workshops at the FamilySearch Library and is scheduled to run 8:00 a.m to 4:00 p.m. at […]

Area Zumba instructors host “Let’s Move” Dance Fitness Fundraiser

OAK PARK – In a nod to former U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama and her public health campaign, local fitness advocates are motivating their community to be active. Area Zumba instructors Linda Taylor and daughter Latoya Bufford are set to host their “Let’s Move” Dance Fitness Fundraiser on Saturday, March 11. The event is set […]

SMUD offers home improvement workshops for seniors

SACRAMENTO – SMUD will host a special event offering free workshops and resources designed for seniors. The educational event customized just for seniors will be held on Thursday, March 9 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the SMUD Service Center, located at 6301 S Street. The event will feature a variety of home improvement […]

BAPAC hosts 2017 Economic, Social Equity & Cannabis Forum

(SACRAMENTO) – The Sacramento Chapter of the Black American Political Association of California (BAPAC) presents its 2017 Economic, Social Equity and Cannabis Forum on Friday, February 24. The event is set to be held at the Capitol Event Center, located at 1020 11th Street. The forum will run from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and […]

Sacramento State Career Center hosts a Educator Recruitment Expo

SACRAMENTO – In an effort to help address California’s teacher shortage, the Sacramento State Career Center hosts a Educator Recruitment Expo on Tuesday, February 7. The event is scheduled to run from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the University Union Ballroom, Sacramento State, 6000 J Street. More than 100 local and regional school districts […]

Black Youth Leadership Project to Host 18th Legislative Open House

The Black Youth Leadership Project (BYLP) will host its 18th Legislative Open House at the State Capitol on March 17, giving students an opportunity to learn how government works. Applications are being accepted through Tuesday, February 7. Applications can be found online at https://goo.gl/forms/CvQNAGXcJOaZT2cE2. BYLP has done away with paper applications. Students must have a […]

Celebrate 19th Annual “Sacramento Museum Day” this Saturday

(SACRAMENTO) – Individuals and families looking to get out and do something this weekend can take advantage of the 19th Annual “Sacramento Museum Day” on Saturday, February 4. With 26 museums and local destinations participating, the 2017 Sacramento Museum Day is presented by Sutter Health and Bank of America. Participating local museums will offer free […]