“Our Stories in Quilts: Quilts That Are Inspired by the Stories in Our Lives”


SACRAMENTO – In celebration of Black History Month, Sisters Quilting Collective (SQC) will host its Third Annual Quilt Exhibit “Our Stories in Quilts: Quilts That Are Inspired by the Stories in Our Lives” at The Brickhouse Art Gallery. The exhibit, highlighting African American quilters and quilts, will run February 1-15. The 2014 program will feature […]

California Food Literacy Center To Hold Holiday Food Drive

SACRAMENTO – Toy drives are in full swing, but California Food Literacy Center sees a different need: healthy food. Local residents can make sure every child in the Sacramento nonprofit’s after-school program at Capitol Heights Academy in Oak Park goes home for holiday break with a box of 25 fruits and vegetables – five a […]

Fleet Feet Sports & Salvation Army Put on a Winter Race For Toys


SACRAMENTO – You’ve seen their trucks. Here’s the chance to help fill it up. Sacramento’s Fleet Feet Sports is teaming up with The Salvation Army this week for a good cause. Fleet Feet Sports will host the Eighth Annual Holiday Classic 5K race on Sunday, December 15 to benefit The Salvation Army Toy Drive. Registration […]

23rd Annual Diva Conference to Be Held at Consumnes River College

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SACRAMENTO – There are many definitions of the term “diva,” but one local organization chooses to put a positive spin on it, hosting an annual event aimed at giving girls the tools they need to succeed. The Sacramento Black Child Development Institute (BCDI) presents its 23rd Annual DIVA Conference November 15-16 at Cosumnes River College. […]

African American Women’s Health Legacy Project Holds Diabetic and Foot Care Workshop

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SACRAMENTO – When it comes to living better, a local group wants to help people put their best foot forward. The African American Women’s Health Legacy Project (AAWHL) joins with Sacramento State Nursing interns on Wednesday, November 6, to present a Diabetic and Foot Care Workshop. The event is scheduled to run from 12 noon […]

You’re Invited to An Evening With Tavis Smiley in Sacramento

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SACRAMENTO – He’ll get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame next year, but locals will get a chance to see him shine next week, as Tavis Smiley comes to town for a special discussion. The talk show host and author will be presented by the area group, PAC15 on Friday, November 8. An […]

Red Cross to Host Black Tie Event Honoring Tuskegee Airman

The local American Red Cross is rolling out the red carpet for an elegant evening celebrating its partnership with the armed forces on Saturday, November 2. The Capital Region Chapter hosts its black tie Tiffany Circle Gala at the Sacramento Grand Ballroom, 629 J Street, from 6:00-11:00 p.m. Local members of the George S. “Spanky” […]

Upcoming Health Fair Encourages Participants to “Be Healthy On Purpose.”

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SACRAMENTO – A local mentoring program is inviting the community to take charge of its own wellness and to “Be Healthy On Purpose.” Sisters of Nia hosts its free community health fair on Saturday, October 26 in Tahoe Park. The event, is set to run from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon. Tahoe Park is located […]

Indivizible Brings King III to Speak in Sacramento – Monday, Oct. 21st


OAK PARK – His parents were international civil rights icons and left him with a legacy to see that Blacks have every opportunity to live the American Dream. Martin Luther King III is scheduled to speak locally as part of the Indivizible monthly meeting of the minds. The meeting is set to run 6:00 to […]

United Way Luncheon Features Biggest Loser Trainer Dolvett Quince

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SACRAMENTO – Former foster youth and “The Biggest Loser” trainer Dolvett Quince will be the keynote speaker at United Way’s 12th Annual Women in Philanthropy Luncheon on Nov. 4 to benefit local foster youth. Tickets are on sale for the luncheon, which will take place from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Crocker Art Museum and […]