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 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.

After Shootings, Sacramento Community Leaders Call For Investment In Youth

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In 2018 and 2019, we had ZERO youth killed by gun violence in the city of Sacramento, but then COVID-19 hit us with new trauma, isolation and uncertainty. Black Child Legacy Campaign’s Healing the Hood strategy brings together partners working across seven local neighborhoods to build opportunity and prevent and interrupt violence. E-mail for more information, resources and services. #HEALINGTHEHOOD #STOPTHEVIOLENCE Read After String Of Violent Shootings This Weekend, Sacramento Community Leaders Call For Investment In Youth on the Capital Public Radio web site.