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South Sacramento Girl Empowerment Group

South Sacramento Girl Empowerment Group

Girls on the Rise is a nonprofit organization with the Center for Community Health and Well-Being, Inc. The purpose of GOTR is to strengthen and empower women and girls of color in South Sacramento. The program teaches the girls how to build a better community in which they live. The service is open to...

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Kids Find Their Voice During 916 Ink Workshops

May 20, 2015
Kids Find Their Voice During 916 Ink Workshops

Recently 916 Ink, a program empowering kids and teens through writing, shared a video describing the transformations that occur as students journey through classes there. The interviews of a few stand out teens give the video a soul of its own as it exhibits universal problems many people have and will face. They revealed...

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Tomorrow 5pm on LiveWire! The Robert Brookins Music Academy and writer/director Rick Gott!

May 19, 2015
Tomorrow 5pm on LiveWire! The Robert Brookins Music Academy and writer/director Rick Gott!

On LiveWire this week, we have the Robert Brookins Music Academy who will be in to talk about their organization and give a live performance. Also joining us is Rick Gott who will be joining us to talk about his web series “Dark Pool” and a new series launch.   The Robert Brookins Music...

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Upcoming Health and Wellness Fair to Offer Free Services & Eyeglasses

May 19, 2015
Upcoming Health and Wellness Fair to Offer Free Services & Eyeglasses

  With the city and state still struggling to provide affordable health care for its residents, many in the area are working to get California covered, or at least spread the word and educate those in the state with no or inadequate health insurance. On Saturday, May 30th, the Joe Mims Jr. Hagginwood Community...

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New Program Helps to Improve Tech Literacy for Sacramento Seniors

May 18, 2015
New Program Helps to Improve Tech Literacy for Sacramento Seniors

At the speed technology is advancing, it can be hard to keep up, especially for older citizens who weren’t born into a world with laptops and smartphones. To help them, an initiative by the City of Sacramento called TechConnections is giving participants the chance to gain computer literacy and navigate the ever-expanding cyber world....

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VIDEO: Sol Collective Provides Artistic Outlet for Youth

May 15, 2015
VIDEO: Sol Collective Provides Artistic Outlet for Youth

Sol Collective is a community center that aims to give the youth an open place to create art. Sol Collective gives the youth an area to express themselves. Check out the video below to learn what Sol Collective is all about.

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Sacramento ACT to host free community forum

May 14, 2015
Sacramento ACT to host free community forum

Recent events in Baltimore have created a dark domino effect throughout our nation. However, not every consequence as a result has been negative. The situation has sparked Sacramento ACT’s interest in eliminating ethnic bias, training our law enforcement in racial tolerance, and expanding alternatives to incarceration. On Tuesday, May 19th, Sacramento ACT will host a...

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May Is Bike Month

May 14, 2015
May Is Bike Month

The wind dances across my face and arms as I sail an asphalt sea. I pedal faster impossibly trying to match pace with the cars racing past me. The chain of my bike starts to tick as I switch gears. The faster I pedal, the faster it ticks. My chest tightens and my breath...

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10 Writers Win “A Place Called Sacramento” Script Competition

May 13, 2015
10 Writers Win “A Place Called Sacramento” Script Competition

Ten original 10-minute screenplays written for the “Place Called Sacramento” Film Festival were announced as winners tonight (Wednesday, May 13) in the 16th annual script competition.  The screenplay writers were introduced during Access Sacramento‘s Cast & Crew Call, where nearly 300 volunteers showed up to volunteer as actors, technicians and other support personnel. The...

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City of Sacramento Works to Increase Human Trafficking Awareness

May 13, 2015
City of Sacramento Works to Increase Human Trafficking Awareness

“Think it doesn’t happen in America?” That is the tagline for a national issue that the City of Sacramento wants to shed some light on. Human trafficking is a bigger problem in the US than many realize, and state capital is no exception. According to a CBS Sacramento report, the city had one of...

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