The African American community’s history in Sacramento is a rich one and has left its mark on the area. This is a list of some of the important places for our community, but please drop us a line if there is a place that you think deserves a spot on this list.
Project by Maya Lee
Maya Lee is a high school senior and a Girl Scout Ambassador with Troop 2381. Her troop meets on the campus of Center of Praise Ministries in Sacramento, California. She has been a Girl Scout since kindergarten and this project is part of her Girl Scout Gold Award. The Gold Award is the highest achievement a Girl Scout can earn. It requires Girl Scouts to leave a lasting change in their communities. “The Girl Scout Gold Award has inspired me to create something that my area didn’t have until now, a central place to help educate the public about the African American people and places important to Sacramento’s history,” Lee said. For more information about the Girl Scout Gold Award, visit https://www.girlscouts.org/GoldAward.