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Family of shooting victim Stephon Clark hosts ribbon-cutting ceremony to thank community

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The family of Stephon Clark today hosted a ceremony to thank community leaders and organizations who offered support following Clark’s death on March 19. With the Rose Family Creative Empowerment Center, the Clark-Thompson family performed a ribbon-cutting to celebrate their recent home beautification project where the shooting took place. The family recognized community leaders, the Sacramento Kings and others who have provided assistance in the past seven months. Read the news release.

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Kings and Queens Rise co-ed youth basketball league launches

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Youth from the eight Black Child Legacy Campaign neighborhoods came together at Encina High School in Sacramento on June 9 for a jamboree to tip-off the Kings and Queens Rise Co-Ed Basketball League. A partnership of the Black Child Legacy Campaign, the Build.Black. Coalition and the Sacramento Kings, the league seeks to interrupt violence by providing an opportunity for young people to engage in intercommunity sports, while providing a caring and positive environment with community building, sportsmanship and resources for health and safety. The eight-week season includes weekly tournaments hosted in a different neighborhood each Saturday, and will culminate in a day-long tournament on July 28 at Golden 1 Center.

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