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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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 email@example.com 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.
Registration is available for the NBA 2K Co-Ed Summer League for students in 4th through 11th grades. See the NBA 2K flyer. New this year, students ages 11 through 17 can join the Co-Ed Summer of Golf with The First Tee. See the golf flyer. See the press release on NBA.com.
Join this conversation highlighting community-led violence interruption and equitable access to opportunities for positive health, social and economic outcomes. The Center at Sierra Health Foundation is hosting this webinar on Friday, July 17, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Register now!