Week of Wellness Celebrates Juneteenth

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Trauma-Informed Wellness Program community partners are celebrating Juneteenth with a Week of Wellness featuring in-person and virtual events from June 13 to 19. Access the Week of Wellness flyer. This event is brought to the community by the Trauma-Informed Wellness Program and The Center at Sierra Health Foundation. The Trauma-Informed Wellness Program is funded by the Division of Behavioral Health Services through the voter-approved Proposition 63, Mental Health Services Act.

Building Wealth: A Miniseries Inspired by Jay-Z and review of Goalsetter app

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Goalsetter is a family savings platform with financial literacy curriculum mapped to scholastic standard from kindergarten through 12th grade. Join Goalsetter Founder and CEO Tanya Van Court on May 6 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. or May 13 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. for the Goalsetter Orientation. Tanya will present Building Wealth: A Miniseries Inspired by Jay-Z and will review Goalsetter’s app features. Register for this free event.

COVID-19 Vaccination Town Hall Series brings together Sacramento’s Black community, medical experts and community leaders

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The Black Child Legacy Campaign, Kaiser Permanente Sacramento and The Center at Sierra Health Foundation have teamed up for the COVID-19 Vaccination Town Hall Series to provide Sacramento’s African American community with information to make informed decisions about vaccination and how to get vaccinated.

COVID-19 Vaccine Community Conversations: Parents and School Age Children will be held on April 8 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Register on Zoom.

Access the recorded April 1 Town Hall webinar focused on Youth and Adults.

Access the recorded March 25 Town Hall webinar focused on Older Adults and Caretakers.

Build.Black. app launches in celebration of Black History Month

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The Build.Black. Coalition has launched an app to support and uplift Black businesses and entrepreneurs, while also supporting a justice and equity movement committed to building the social, economic and cultural vitality and influence of Black residents and communities — locally and nationally. With the Build.Black. app, consumers can easily find and support Black-owned businesses, artisans and entrepreneurs. App users also can post or find events, connect with groups to teach or learn about issues, post or search for jobs, and find resources on important topics such as health and training for entrepreneurs. Sacramento Black business owners are invited to register on the app, which is available at Google Play and the App Store. Check out the Build.Black. app video on Facebook and the redesigned Build.Black. web site!

Black Child Legacy Campaign Prayer Breakfast is scheduled for February 12

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The Steering Committee on Reduction of American American Child Deaths and the Black Child Legacy Campaign will host their annual Prayer Breakfast on February 12 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. via Zoom. The goal of this event is to share information regarding the crisis in our community. At this unifying event, we will highlight the life process of birth through adulthood to strengthen the trust among our community’s healthcare professionals and available resources. RSVP to Monica Nelson at mnelson@sierrahealth.org by February 8.

The Sacramento Bee: Sacramento County’s campaign to keep Black children alive worked. Here’s how

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Black Child Legacy Campaign partners shared program results with the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors earlier this month. The campaign’s mandate was to reduce preventable deaths of Black children under 18 by at least 10% by 2020. Five years later, the campaign has exceeded almost all expectations, leaders say. Access the article in The Sacramento Bee.