Legacy Celebration Addresses Fatherlessness in Sacramento For Father’s Day Weekend

SACRAMENTO — In order to raise much-needed resources to expand its ability to reach more at-risk boys and families in need, and to help raise awareness about the serious problem of fatherlessness, a unity run is in the works. The Shoulder To Shoulder is sponsoring the first-ever inaugural edition of The Legacy Challenge 5K Run/Walk […]

United Way to Kick Off Free Summer Meals Program With Community Celebration

NORTH SACRAMENTO – Local residents are invited to a free community celebration at Robertson Community Center in North Sacramento on June 11 to kick off United Way’s free summer meals program for kids. The event, which is cohosted by Mutual Assistance Network, will take place from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at 3525 Norwood Avenue and will […]

Sacramento Black Book Fair

OAK PARK – The Sacramento Black Book Fair, now in its third year, returns to Oak Park for June 3-5, in conjunction with the Sacramento Juneteenth Festival. The theme of the 2016 book event is “Growing Readers.” Opening activities are set for Friday, June 3 and include a kickoff reception at 6:00 p.m. at Underground […]

Rep. John Lewis To Speak At UC Davis Graduation

DAVIS – UC Davis School of Law graduates will hear from an American icon as they participate in commencement activities on Saturday, May 14. Civil rights legend, Congressman John Lewis, will deliver the commencement address for the Class of 2016. The event will take place on May 14, 2016 at the UC Davis Mondavi Center for […]

IndiviZible’s Local Candidate Forum Scheduled

OAK PARK — With a month to go before the California Primary, IndiviZible will present a 2016 Candidate Forum on Monday, May 9 2016 at the Guild Theater in Oak Park. The free political event is free to the general public and starts at 6:00 p.m. and ends at 7:30 p.m. The doors of the […]

Sacramento’s “Big Day of Giving” is here

SACRAMENTO – Knowing that there is strength in numbers, a group of local non-profits have joined together to learn from each other, increase their visibility and maximize opportunities to keep their organizations–and their missions– alive. The Sacramento African American Nonprofit Coalition is gearing up to participate in the Big Day of Giving, a 24-hour giving […]

“Beautiful From The Inside Out” self-esteem & empowerment conference presented in North Sac

NORTH SACRAMENTO – Girls matter. Challenging Their Destiny Dream Builders and For His Glory Church are teaming up to present “Beautiful From The Inside Out” on Saturday, April 23. The event is scheduled to run 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Grace City Network, 701 Dixiann Avenue, in Old North Sacramento. “Beautiful From The […]

Jesse Jackson Scheduled To Speak At Guild Theater

OAK PARK — The Reverend Jesse Jackson is this month’s guest speaker at the next Indivizible meeting, Wednesday, April 20 at 6:00 p.m., at the Guild Theater. Rev. Jackson is a Civil rights leader and two-time Democratic presidential candidate and became one of the most influential African-Americans of the late 20th century. He rose to […]

Asm. Weber to host Restorative Justice Briefing

(SACRAMENTO) – Assemblymember Dr. Shirley N. Weber invites members of the community to attend a Legislative Briefing on Restorative Justice on Wednesday, April 13. The briefing is scheduled to be held from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. in Room 127 of the State Capitol. Restorative justice, Dr. Weber states, provides an alternative framework for thinking about […]

The Black Truth: Mayoral Town Hall

SACRAMENTO – Whether they’re fully engaged in the political process or new to voting, young people want to know which candidates are most responsive to the issues that impact their communities and their lives. The public is invited to attend “The Black Truth: Mayoral Town Hall” on Wednesday, March 30. The event is set to […]