for the weekend of November 13th
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Sacramento County Public Health COVID-19 Resources
For Sacramento County Public Health COVID-19 Information, Resources, Current COVID-19 Topics and Hotline: 916-875-2400, click here.
Nov / 7 WEEKS LEFT TO ACCESS FREE JOB TRAINING
Youth and adult Sacramento residents affected by the COVID-19 pandemic have 7 weeks left to access the City’s workforce recovery programs. Get help with job training, placement, internships and more. Opportunities available through Dec. 30. For details and registration, click here.
Nov / SAC FINANCIAL EMPOWERMENT CTR.
Through our Financial Empowerment Center, the City of Sacramento (in partnership with the Sacramento office of International Rescue Committee) offers free professional one-on-one financial navigation and coaching for local residents. To request an FEC navigation or coaching appointment, email , call 916-808-4927, or visit the Website, click here.
Nov 19 / CBCC-SMALL BUSINESS STRATEGY WORKSHOP
The California Black Chamber of Commerce, Small Business Development Center and the Department of General Services invite you to a webinar to learn how to do business with the State. The online "Workshop" is at 10 a.m. Thursday, November 19th. To register visit https://www.calbcc.org/events
Small Business owners have a shot at receiving some much needed GRANT money from the California Black Chamber of Commerce …. give them a call for details, 916-467-8878
Nov / $1 MILLION AVAILABLE IN GRANTS FOR AREA NONPROFITS
Sacramento County is providing grants to support nonprofit organizations located in Sacramento County. Applications will be accepted online from Nov. 6 – Dec. 7. For more information, contact Kim Nava-Sac County Information Office, 916-874-5001 or visit the Website.
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Nov 13 / THE BLACK WOMEN IS GOD
The Black Woman is God virtual exhibition entitled “Reclaim, Reconfigure, and Re-Remember,” The event recognizes the artist commitment to the upliftment of Women in the African Diaspora and includes an invitation to attend the virtual opening reception on Friday, November 13th from 3:00 - 6:00 p.m. The exhibition features over 80 new works by Black women; painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, film/video, mixed, new media, and performance art. For details, click here.
Nov 13 / UP LIFTING OUR SENIORS
The Sojourner Truth African American Museum and its business allies located inside the Florin Square at 24th & Florin Road, continues to show appreciation for our seniors! This Friday from 4 until 8 p.m. selected seniors will receive gratitude gift packages. Everyone in attendance is welcomed to FREE live Jazz, Comedians, Poetry, Vendors and more this Friday at the Florin Square located at 2251 Florin Road. For Vendor info and details, call (916) 470-6291 or click here.
Nov 14 / POP UP JEWELRY SHOP
"KJ's Creative Hands" pop up shop is open with COVID-19 guidelines and free registration. You are allowed to bring up to 3 guest and will be entered into our day raffle. The event is this Saturday from 10am until 8pm at the Hyatt Place Hotel/conference center located at 10744 Gold Center Drive in Rancho Cordova (take the Zinfiandel Drive exit from Hwy 50). To register, click here.
Nov 14 / ART DAY AT THE ART STUDIOS
"Art Day" features artists of "The Art Studios of Sacramento". You're invite to come and do some holiday shopping! COVID-19 Safety guidelines will be in affect from 10 am to 1 pm. at The Art Studios of Sacramento located at 17271 I Street. Free online registration is required. For details and free registration, click here.
Nov 14 / FAMILY SUPER SATURDAY
You and your family are invited to a free family fun event at the City's Southside Clubhouse located at 2051 6th Street this Saturday from 10am until 12-noon. The event designed to capture the imagination of children for ages 5-12 with Music to Grow On, the Museum of Science and Curiosity, and Taiko Drumming, arts and crafts, and outdoor games. For details and free registration, click here.
Nov 14 / SEIU HOST COAT DRIVE TO BENEFIT LOAVES & FISHES
The Sacramento Homeless Union, is excepting donations at the SEIU Local 1000, to benefit the Loaves and Fishes "Coat Drive“ for the less fortunate. The non-profit is looking for new or gently used winter coats (including women’s and children’s jackets). Participants will be able to drop off all donations in the SEIU Local 1000 parking lot at 1808 14th Street in Sacramento this Saturday between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. For details, click here.
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Nov 21 / ANNUAL TURKEY GIVEAWAY
Assembly member Jim Cooper hosts his annual turkey giveaway on Saturday, November 21 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon while supplies last. The “Drive Thru” event is being held at Luther Burbank High School, 3500 Florin Road. One turkey per family, no exceptions. Gates open at 9:00 a.m. and organizers urge participants not to come early. For more information, call (916) 670-7888 or go online to asmdc.org/bq
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Nov 14 / INTERESTED IN AN ENGINEERING DEGREE?
The Cal Poly Pomona Engineering Virtual Open House is a great way for High School and Community College Students to learn more about the College of Engineering and their Bachelor Degree Programs. Register to attend, click here.
ATRIUM, VIRTUAL-STORE-FRONT PROGRAM
Funded by a grant from the City of Sacramento, local nonprofit group The Atrium has launched a virtual-storefront program to help local artists and creatives showcase and sell their wares. Atrium’s program provides free professional photography and digital marketing assistance to its participants. The services and support are funded from the CARES Act. Let “Atrium” work for you. Visit their Website for details, click here.
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Nov - COVERED CALIFORNIA OPEN ENROLLMENT HAS BEGUN
Now is your opportunity to get covered or stay covered by enrolling or renewing your coverage. By visiting the Covered California website at www.CoveredCA.com, you can shop for the best plan for your needs and to see if you qualify for financial assistance. Please do not hesitate to reach out to the office of Doris Matsui if you need assistance by email or phone at (916) 498-5600 or visit the Website.
BROTHER BE WELL
Mental Health California™ announces a new campaign, Brother Be Well—Wellness for Boys and Men of Color. Their target audience is boys (ages 13+) and men of color including African American, Native American, Latinx, and Asian and Pacific Islander American, and for those who identify as LGBTQIA+ within these communities. Brother Be Well addresses mental health and wellness through an innovative platform. Members engage through peer-driven, culturally-affirming methods. The projects overarching goals are to reduce disparities, remove stigma, heal trauma, and to end prolonged suffering. "Learn more about Brother Be Well," click here.
EACH MIND MATTERS
Each Mind Matters is California’s Mental Health Movement. We are millions of individuals and thousands of organizations working to advance mental health. Each Mind Matters was created to unite all of us who share a vision of improved mental health and equality. Our goal is to amplify the voices of all people who want to put an end to this stigma, creating a community where everyone feels comfortable reaching out for the support they deserve. Learn more about "Each Mind Matters."
Curing Hands, a delivery medicinal dispensary is intent with helping eliminate mental and physical dysfunction while alleviating stress, pain and discomfort. A licensed nurse is available for free consultations should you need it. Curing Hands will deliver medicinal products throughout the Greater Sacramento area and Stockton. Visit their website; curinghands.shop or just give them a call 916-261-5224
Nov NOW thru 18 / COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT AWARDS UP TO $4,999
African American organizations working with youth to focus on tobacco prevention projects are encouraged to apply now for "Community Engagement Awards." The deadline to apply is Wednesday, Nov. 18! Email your questions to:
Nov 18 SACRAMENTO YOU VIOLENCE PREVENTION (SYVP) COLLECTIVE
The mission of SYVP is to prevent youth violence by creating a true web of support for youth in Sacramento. Member organizations work to achieve documented improvements in criminal justice, health, and education outcomes among minority youth in Sacramento. SYVP is hosting a ZOOM meeting Wednesday, Nov.18 to join, click here.
Meeting ID: 526 271 021 / Passcode: 560920 / For organization details and more resources, click here.
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