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VIDEO: Sacramento Fights For A Higher Minimum Wage

Aug 8, 2015
VIDEO: Sacramento Fights For A Higher Minimum Wage

On July 29, 2015, the fight to raise the California minimum wage to $15 commenced in City Hall. With several more meetings to take place in the coming month, this is just the beginning of a fight for many minimum wage workers.

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VIDEO: Summer LAB Program with People Reaching Out

VIDEO: Summer LAB Program with People Reaching Out

This video focuses on one of the many programs People Reaching Out has to offer, their Summer LAB Program.

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Sacramento’s Local Summer Fun on LiveWire Today 5pm 

Aug 5, 2015
Sacramento’s Local Summer Fun on LiveWire Today 5pm 

  “When We Were Colored” and LANfest   This week LiveWire invites two great events to the show, a play called “When We Were Colored” and the Sacramento “LANfest”. “When We Were Colored”, will be speaking about their play coming to Sacramento August 21st through the 30th. The Sacramento “LANfest” will talk to us...

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Learning, Achieving, and Believing Through People Reaching Out

Learning, Achieving, and Believing Through People Reaching Out

People Reaching Out, a non-profit organization that offers after school, summer time, and other community programs to young people so they can work towards building healthy futures, just ended one of their six week summer youth enrichment programs on July 30th. The Summer LAB Program started on June 23rd, meeting every Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays...

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PODCAST: What is equality, really?

Aug 5, 2015
PODCAST: What is equality, really?

Welcome to the second episode of the newly-named AccessLocal.Tv youth podcast, “Youth Reigns” where our motto is “Where Young Voices Rule.” On this show, the Neighborhood News Correspondents discuss equality in its many forms. Do we have real equality in America? What does that mean? Is the fight for equality over? Feel free to chime in...

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Sol Collective Connecting with the Community

Aug 4, 2015
Sol Collective Connecting with the Community

  Sol Collective, a center which offers many programs and services to the youth and surrounding community of Sacramento, is marking its ten-year anniversary this summer. Sol Collective hosts art exhibits, music shows and workshops for area youth. The center also provides a large open space for other community gatherings such as poetry nights...

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CSUS Assisting Communities With Aquaponics

Aug 4, 2015
CSUS Assisting Communities With Aquaponics

California State University, Sacramento is assisting their local community with their aquaponics program. Aquaponics is the combination of aquaculture and hydroponics. Hydroponics is the growing of plants by replacing soil with water. The basic concept of aquaponics is that fish and other aquatic animals produce waste which is then converted to nutrients for the...

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A Food Bank That Offers Much More

Jul 29, 2015
A Food Bank That Offers Much More

The Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services was founded by Father Daniel Madigan in the basement of his church in Oak Park in 1976. He was heartbroken to see so many people, including children, go hungry in Sacramento. He assembled a team of volunteers to try to solve the problem. As time went on...

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Sacramento’s Local Summer Fun on LiveWire Today @ 5pm 

Jul 29, 2015
Sacramento’s Local Summer Fun on LiveWire Today @ 5pm 

California Railroad Museum, Stockton-Con, and Sacramento Walking Sticks   Things are heating up on LiveWire! This week we will be talking to three nonprofits that all have events coming up. The California State Railroad Museum will be in to promote their “All Aboard Story Time” starting on Aug 5th. Stockton-con is launching their event on Aug...

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PODCAST: Youth Reigns – Where Youth Voices Rule

Jul 29, 2015
PODCAST: Youth Reigns – Where Youth Voices Rule

  Welcome to the first episode of the newly-named AccessLocal.Tv youth podcast, “Youth Reigns” where our motto is “Where Young Voices Rule.” On this show, the Neighborhood News Correspondents discuss healthy habits and what barriers exist between young people and healthy foods. Feel free to chime in with your opinion on the discussion in...

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