In this Sacramento News & Review blog, Sheila Boxley, president and CEO of the Child Abuse Prevention Center, and Michelle Callejas, director of Sacramento County’s Child, Family and Adult Services Department, state that spending money up-front is better for families—and for taxpayers. Read the blog.
A recent report by Southern California Public Radio highlighted work being done in Sacramento County through the Black Child Legacy Campaign as a model that Los Angeles County can learn from in its own efforts to reduce African American child deaths. Read the report. Listen to the report.
Through youth forums and mentoring sessions, Kings and Queens Rise is giving Sacramento youth a safe and caring place to grow. See the report.
Good Day Sacramento reported live at the Kings and Queens Rise Youth Basketball Tournament at the Simmons Community Center on July 20. See the news clip.
The Kings & Queens Rise, Build.Black. Coalition, the Sacramento Kings, The Center at Sierra Health Foundation and the Black Child Legacy Campaign presented Withrow with the On Whose Shoulders We Stand Award at a basketball game between Marina Vista High School and McClatchy High School. Read the article in The Sacramento Observer.
The Sacramento Kings posted a video highlighting the Kings and Queens Rise Youth Forum in June. See the video on the Sacramento Kings Twitter page.
FOX40 reported on the Black Child Legacy Campaign's peace and unity rally held on June 26 to raise awareness about gun violence prevention. See the story on FOX40.
The Sacramento Bee reported on the launch of the Sacramento Kings' summer league with former Kings player Chris Webber. The Kings will host a career mentoring session with youth associated with the Build.Black. Coalition and players from the Kings and Queens Rise Co-Ed Basketball League. Read the article in The Sacramento Bee.
As part of the Juneteenth celebration and Gun Violence Awareness Month, the Black Child Legacy Campaign proudly shares this art exhibit at Sierra Health Foundation. It is available for public viewing at 1321 Garden Highway in Sacramento.
The Black Child Legacy Campaign hosted the third annual Gathering for GLORY: Giving Love to Our Rising Youth conference at the South Sacramento Christian Center on April 25. The event offered a full day of speakers, workshops and networking to empower the community through faith and action. See the highlight video.