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Kings Welcome Fans

I cannot express how excited I am for Sacramento right now. After seeing the faces of young fans when the season was postponed last year I have been waiting for this moment. Following the recent announcement by Governor Newsom regarding the resumption of limited fans in attendance for live events at indoor venues across the […]

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Nueva Epoca Program – Call for Fellowship Nominations

The Nueva Epoca Early Career-Development Program is now accepting fellowship nominations for the August 2021-February 2022 cohort 2. This opportunity is designed for members of the Latinx Community and those who recognize the importance of this demographic to the future of the Sacramento Region. The goal of the Program is to build leadership capacity within […]

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Music Program Students Speak Up

Students recently attended a board meeting for the Elk Grove Unified School District to ask why music programs aren’t allowed on campus when many sports programs are. Justin Liu, a senior at Florin High School had the opportunity to speak at the board meeting and in a KCRA 3 story. This is youth voice and […]

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Hmong Youth and Parents United (HYPU)

From a volunteer-based grassroots organization, HYPU has grown to provide employment and career opportunities for youth and young adults. HYPU is committed to assisting the underserved communities in attaining the highest practicable quality of life and thrive in the ares of family, health, and education. 

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Stephon Clark’s Family Opening New Community Resource Center

“Stephon’s House, located at 5940 Rosebud Lane, will open on March 18. The Clark family plans to shuttle young people across the Sacramento area to the resource center. Stephon’s House will have a game room, a library. The family plans to schedule lectures, exhibits, dinners and conferences. NFL players are even donating helmets with Stephon’s […]

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Sierra Nevada Journeys – Spring Family Camps

Are you looking for an active and family-friendly getaway? Let us recommend joining the Sierra Nevada Journeys for Family Camp held at Grizzly Creek Ranch, Portola, Calif. Over the years our YDN team has enjoyed the camping experience with a number of our youth programs with positive results. Considering an outing for your team? Reach […]

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Photographer finds beauty in ‘Ordinary Sacramento’

Basketball nets, street signs, manhole covers. You won’t see these things in a guidebook, but for photographer Enoch Ku, they’re the little things that make up Ordinary Sacramento. “There’s actually a photographer I had met one time that told me there’s nothing more to shoot in Sacramento,” Ku said. “And I was like, ‘What? Are […]

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Free Curbside Grab & Go Meals Available For All Children

The Sacramento City Unified School District is distributing multiple days of meals including entrees, fresh produce, and fresh milk to all children every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 11:00am-1:00pm or until supplies last. Each bag will contain numerous items, including shelf-stable items, and frozen items to be re-heated at home for the following day. Click […]

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Nueva Epoca: A leadership program whose time has come

On Friday of last week I literally jumped for authentic joy after we ended the kick-off session for Nueva Epoca– A new leadership program for the Latino(a)/Latinx Community. A special call of gratitude goes out to co-founders Larry Garcia and Doni Blumenstock for their shared vision and commitment to creating a leadership pipeline in the […]

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