The Kings & Queens Rise, Build.Black. Coalition, the Sacramento Kings, The Center at Sierra Health Foundation and the Black Child Legacy Campaign presented Withrow with the On Whose Shoulders We Stand Award at a basketball game between Marina Vista High School and McClatchy High School. Read the article in The Sacramento Observer.
The Sacramento Kings posted a video highlighting the Kings and Queens Rise Youth Forum in June. See the video on the Sacramento Kings Twitter page.
FOX40 reported on the Black Child Legacy Campaign's peace and unity rally held on June 26 to raise awareness about gun violence prevention. See the story on FOX40.
The Sacramento Bee reported on the launch of the Sacramento Kings' summer league with former Kings player Chris Webber. The Kings will host a career mentoring session with youth associated with the Build.Black. Coalition and players from the Kings and Queens Rise Co-Ed Basketball League. Read the article in The Sacramento Bee.
As part of the Juneteenth celebration and Gun Violence Awareness Month, the Black Child Legacy Campaign proudly shares this art exhibit at Sierra Health Foundation. It is available for public viewing at 1321 Garden Highway in Sacramento.
The Black Child Legacy Campaign hosted the third annual Gathering for GLORY: Giving Love to Our Rising Youth conference at the South Sacramento Christian Center on April 25. The event offered a full day of speakers, workshops and networking to empower the community through faith and action. See the highlight video.
The Sacramento Bee reported on the profound and lasting impact of the Stephon Clark killing on Sacramento and how Meadowview has seen grassroots efforts to improve the lives of youths and families in the neighborhood. Read the article in The Sacramento Bee.
The Sacramento Bee reported on the data presented to the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors that revealed generally positive early results in the campaign’s effort to reduce disparities in childhood deaths in the county by 2020. Read the article in The Sacramento Bee.
Community members showed their support for the Black Child Legacy Campaign at the Jan. 29 Sacramento County Board of Supervisors meeting, where they celebrated the news about a drop in African American child death rates, and encouraged supervisors to continue supporting the efforts. See reports on ABC10 and on CW31, and a post on the Sacramento County web site.
The summer league was formed last year in partnership with the Sacramento Kings, the Build.Black. Coalition and the Black Child Legacy Campaign to connect communities and create positive change in Sacramento. See the press release on the Sacramento Kings web site and a report in The Sacramento Bee