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.
The Black Child Legacy Campaign, Kings & Queens Rise and The Center at Sierra Health Foundation are proud to partner with the Sacramento Juneteenth Festival to spotlight health and wellness and address trauma and healing at this year’s festival. We will gather at William Land Park from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. for a Celebration of Freedom! Access our event flyer.
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.
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.
This new report is the result of a two-year evaluation conducted by researchers at UC Davis and Sacramento State University. It provides evidence of the effectiveness of the Black Child Legacy Campaign’s strategies in building a sustainable system of support to protect children from preventable deaths. Access the report (PDF).
Join WEAVE and Sierra Health Foundation for a conversation with Dominique Waltower about engaging men in preventing, intervening and creating pathways for healing and accountability related to domestic violence. Access the webinar flyer. Register online!
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!
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 email@example.com by February 8.
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.