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Shelley Dyer shares new BCLC impact data on KCRA3 News

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The Black Child Legacy Campaign has made remarkable strides, reducing African American childhood deaths by 35% in #Sacramento since its inception in 2013. On July 31, Associate Director of Community Economic Development Shelley Dyer made an appearance on KCRA News to talk more about the campaign’s pursuit towards a long and healthy future for Sacramento families and children. Watch or read the full story at KCRA3

Registration is Open for Kings and Queens Rise Basketball

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The Kings and Queens Rise Co-Ed Youth Sports and Mentoring League provides an opportunity for young people to engage in intercommunity sports activities. The league provides youth with a sense of community and a fun, meaningful summer full of learning experiences and memories.

Registration is open for the 2023 Season, and each Community Incubator Lead is currently registering youth! Please see our Neighborhoods page to connect with your local Community Incubator Lead.

High School Bioskills Workshop to be held on March 31

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Black Child Legacy Campaign youth are invited to participate in the “High School Bioskills Workshop” hosted by Nth Dimensions. This event is sponsored by The Center at Sierra Health Foundation’s Black Child Legacy Campaign and My Brother’s Keeper Sacramento and will be held on Friday, March 31, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Sacramento Youth Center. This event is designed to expose Black students to careers in the medical field through an evening of interactive workshops with Black doctors and other youth. This is a FREE event open to middle school and high school students. Refreshments will be served! Register with Nth Dimensions. Access the workshop flyer (.pdf).

Black History Month Celebration

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Mutual Assistance Network will host a Black History Month celebration on Feb. 24 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 3525 Norwood Ave. in Sacramento. The event will include performances, food and treats, and local artists and vendors. Call Mutual Assistance Network at (916) 927-7694 for registration details.

Black Parent Involvement Day

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The Black Parallel School Board will host the Sacramento Unified School District Black Parent Involvement Day on Feb. 21. Parents will have an opportunity to meet teachers, observe classes, learn about what their scholars need to succeed and participate in Black History Month. Parent Involvement Training will be held virtually on Feb. 16 at 6 p.m. Register on Zoom.

Juneteenth Festival is June 17-19!

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Join the community at William Land Park for Sacramento’s 19th Annual Juneteenth Festival! The “Gospel Under the Stars” concert will be held on Friday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday’s events from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. include live entertainment, health and wellness tables, a talent show, food vendors, and an arts and education pavilion. The Juneteenth Golf Tournament will be held on Sunday. Visit SacramentoJuneteenthInc.org for more information.