From her first teaching job in 1980 as a kindergarten teacher to moving her way up to superintendent in 2007, Karen Schauer has done it all. In her 14 years as superintendent, she has advocated for greater focus on personalized learning for all students. You can read the full article here.
Excerpt: “Thanks to his incredibly successful career, Prince was able to support several causes that were very important to him, including clean energy and education. According to the late musician’s pal, Van Jones, Prince helped fund an organization Jones founded called Green for All. The charity aims to bring unions and environmentalists together to push […]
Keeping in theme with LGBTQ+ Politics I would be completely remiss if I didn’t draw attention to the work that young people are doing in Sacramento. Severiano “Seve” Christian has become of the most consequential but least known LGBTQ+ policy minds in the country at 25 years old. Just to mention part of Christian’s work, […]
Summer Reading Challenge June 1 – August 15 — All reading is good reading. Dive into a good read and join us for our Summer Reading Challenge. Read anything you want and log your reading to earn a prize and complete activities to earn badges. Books, ebooks, graphic novels, audiobooks – whatever your pleasure if you […]
“The climate crisis isn’t a future threat. It’s as real and tangible as the ash drifting across the sky. I’m no longer comforted by the thought that adults will clean up their mess. I feel outraged and hopeless. That’s why I’m marching 266 miles, from Paradise to San Francisco, with fellow youth activists from the […]
“Alexandra Huynh, 18, is a second-generation Vietnamese American from Sacramento who sees poetry both as a means to self-expression and social justice. Her appointment to a one-year term was announced Thursday during a virtual ceremony presented by the Kennedy Center and by the literary arts and development organization Urban Word, which established the national youth […]
It feels so good to be able to come back to in-person training after a long year of virtual training. What made it even better was being able to share a room with newly trained Youth Development Institute trainers from the City of Sacramento Youth, Park & Community Enrichment.
If you’re looking to get a little more music in your life this summer you should absolutely check out this Summer Music Series, facilitated by local Music Therapist Elizabeth Mendez. There will be three different topics offered in this series, including Songwriting, one for ages 9-13 and one for ages 13-19, Music and Chill for […]
We are proud of our partnership with the San Juan Unified School District. We value the relationship and the time we spend with the students and staff of the Students With A Voice (SWAV) and Equity Community Collaboration programs. This year there are many members of the San Juan Unified community that will be retiring. […]
I have had many great teachers in my lifetime and have learned to appreciate their influence on my life and my learning. This week is Teacher Appreciation Week and our teachers deserve a very big thank you this year after the curveball that is distance learning. If you find a moment, try to think back […]
Despite having to move all meetings to virtual, the Grants Advisory Board for Youth (GABY) continues to stay active in the community and navigating through all challenges that come with the pandemic. This year, GABY was able to fund the following youth-led projects: 4-H on the Wild Side Social Justice Art: Engineering Change At Home […]
Congrats to Lindsey Lykins from Roseville’s Northern California Dance Conservatory for Being Accepted Into Juilliard
For years my son and Lindsey danced together at Northern California Dance Conservatory. They put timeless hours and made countless sacrifices to dance to the limits of their strength and passion for the art. My son graduated before Lindsey and is dancing on the East Coast at a prestigious conservatory. Last week we received the […]