Black Village Podcast

Welcome to Black Village Podcast, a podcast of the Black Child Legacy Campaign.  This podcast series will explore innovative work that is happening in seven of Sacramento County’s neighborhoods to help reduce the disproportionate rate of African American child deaths in our community.  Listen to learn more about what is happening in your neighborhood and how our community is coming together to innovate, to build and to unite.

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Shaunda Johnson, Program Manager, WayUp Sacramento

Community-based organizations are essential in providing tools for prevention and intervention efforts related to community violence. In this episode Shaunda Johnson discusses the work of WayUp Sacramento and their partnership with the Oak Park Peace Walks to continue to provide the community resources needed to reduce violence. This episode was recorded on location during a peace walk through Oak Park and is hosted by Jameel Pugh. Please note: you may hear street noise.

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Neighborhood Associations often serve as a way for community members to come together, share concerns and build relationships. In this episode of the Black Village Podcast, Oak Park Neighborhood Association Vice President Tamika L’Ecluse discusses how the neighborhood association is involved in the Oak Park Peace Walks and the goal of the walks to unite the community, share compassion and reduce violence. This episode was recorded on location during a peace walk through Oak Park. Please note: you may hear street noise.

Posted February 1, 2018

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Jessie Ryan serves not only as a trustee and school board member for the Sacramento City Unified School District, but is also an Oak Park resident. In this episode she discusses the importance of the Oak Park Peace Walks, the needs of her community and how people can come together to bring about change. This episode was recorded on location during a peace walk through Oak Park and is hosted by Jameel Pugh. Please note: you may hear street noise.

Posted February 1, 2018

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The Oak Park Peace Walk brings together city leaders, educators, faith leaders and community members to walk for peace through the Oak Park neighborhood. In this episode, Sacramento City Councilmember Jay Schenirer discusses the needs of the Oak Park community and the strides residents are making together to reduce youth violence. This episode was recorded on location during a peace walk through Oak Park and is hosted by Jameel Pugh. Please note: you may hear street noise.

Posted February 1, 2018

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In this episode Sacramento Police Chief Daniel Hahn discusses prevention and intervention efforts around third party homicides, the role of law enforcement and its relationship with the community as well as opportunities for young people. This episode was recorded on location during a peace walk through Oak Park and is hosted by Jameel Pugh. Please note: you may hear street noise.

Posted February 1, 2018

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The Greater Sacramento Urban League (GSUL) serves as the Community Incubator Lead for the Oak Park neighborhood. In the summer of 2017, GSUL began hosting peace walks every Friday night as a strategy to reduce third party homicides. In this episode the GSUL CEO, Cassandra Jennings, discusses the importance of these walks and building trust in the community. This episode was recorded on location during a peace walk through Oak Park and is hosted by Jameel Pugh. Please note: you may hear street noise.

Posted February 1, 2018

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Always Knocking, Inc. is an organization that builds young men up to be his own “king of the jungle,” through rehabilitation programs, crisis management and a junior gentlemen leadership program. In this episode Always Knocking CEO, Greg King, talks about how pastors can work with service providers and how forums like the Gathering for GLORY: Giving Love to Our Rising Youth conference can help build leadership. This episode was recorded on location at the Gathering for GLORY: Giving Love to Our Rising Youth conference, where the faith community joined service providers to learn more about prevention and intervention efforts to reduce African American child deaths in Sacramento County. This episode is hosted by Jameel Pugh.

Posted February 1, 2018

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Prevention and intervention efforts are only effective if community members are a part of the strategy design. In this episode Michael Blair talks about his role as a Community Leadership Roundtable member and innovative community ideas to reduce African American child deaths in Oak Park. This episode was recorded on location at the Gathering for GLORY: Giving Love to Our Rising Youth conference, where the faith community joined service providers to learn more about prevention and intervention efforts to reduce African American child deaths in Sacramento County. This episode is hosted by Jameel Pugh.

Posted February 1, 2018

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Faith leaders and community members have opportunities to come together on common causes. Nakeya Bell, Program Lead for the Black Child Legacy Campaign in Fruitridge/Stockton and Tanya Bell, Community Leadership Roundtable member, talk about ways faith leaders and community members can join forces to combat child deaths. This episode was recorded on location at the Gathering for GLORY: Giving Love to Our Rising Youth conference, where the faith community joined service providers to learn more about prevention and intervention efforts to reduce African American child deaths in Sacramento County. This episode is co-hosted by student, Elizabeth Kutek and Cierra White. Andre Thomas served as student audio technician.

Posted February 1, 2018

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The role of the faith community in efforts to reduce African American child deaths can be broad, but also personal. Pastor Robert Jones serves as one of two faith-based representatives on the Steering Committee on Reduction of African American Child Deaths. In this episode Pastor Jones provides insight into the roles of religious leaders in community and the Black Child Legacy Campaign. This episode was recorded on location at the Gathering for GLORY: Giving Love to Our Rising Youth conference, where the faith community joined service providers to learn more about prevention and intervention efforts to reduce African American child deaths in Sacramento County. This episode is hosted by Jameel Pugh.

Posted February 1, 2018

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Kindra Montgomery-Block serves as the Senior Program Officer at The Center at Sierra Health Foundation and staff lead of the Black Child Legacy Campaign. In this episode Kindra discusses the Gathering for GLORY: Giving Love to Our Rising Youth Conference and the importance of putting faith into action. This episode was recorded on location at the Gathering for GLORY Conference, where the faith community joined service providers to learn more about prevention and intervention efforts to reduce African American child deaths in Sacramento County. This episode is co-hosted by students, Elizabeth Kutek and Cierra White. Andre Thomas served as student audio technician.

Posted February 1, 2018

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As co-chair of the Steering Committee on Reduction of African American Child Deaths, Dr. Natalie Woods Andrews contributed to the strategic design of the Black Child Legacy Campaign. In this episode Dr. Woods Andrews discusses the history of the campaign, the data behind it and the role of the faith community. This episode was recorded on location at the Gathering for GLORY: Giving Love to Our Rising Youth conference, where the faith community joined service providers to learn more about prevention and intervention efforts to reduce African American child deaths in Sacramento County. This episode is hosted by Jameel Pugh.

Posted February 1, 2018

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In Sacramento County, African American children die at twice the rate of any other ethnicity. The Black Village Podcast will explore the Black Child Legacy Campaign and the work of seven Community Incubator Lead Organizations working to reduce this disparity.

Posted February 1, 2018

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