COVID-19 Response to Our Beloved Community

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More than 13,000 vulnerable individuals in Sacramento have received food over the past five weeks, thanks to the Black Child Legacy Campaign’s COVID-19 response efforts. Community Incubator Lead organizations in the campaign’s seven neighborhoods of focus are serving families through drive-by food pick-ups and drop-and-go deliveries. Partners include the Sacramento Food Bank, the City of Sacramento, Sacramento County, Sierra Health Foundation, The Center at Sierra Health Foundation, Donate4Sacramento, the Board of State and Community Corrections, and Sacramento Kings player Harrison Barnes and his wife Brittany. See the COVID-19 Response infographic. See a list of service locations.

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Black mothers and COVID-19

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Black Child Legacy Campaign partners joined Black birth advocates across the nation to commemorate the third annual Black Maternal Health Week, April 11-17. As part of this important week, Kindra Montgomery-Block, Associate Director of Community and Economic Development for Sierra Health Foundation and The Center, wrote Black Mothers and Our COVID-19 Legacy for online publication Medium. In the article, she highlights four actions Black mothers can take to come out of the pandemic stronger.

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Teen homicides fall to zero as Sacramento sees overall decline in murders in 2019

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Sacramento Bee report: In 2017, Sacramento’s teens were twice as likely to be killed by homicide than the general population, a Sacramento Bee analysis at the time found. By the end of 2019, not a single juvenile was the victim of murder within the city limits, according to new crime data from the Sacramento Police Department. Read The Sacramento Bee article.

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