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Tomorrow at 5pm My Sister’s House and Sacramento Blood Source

Jan 27, 2015
Tomorrow at 5pm My Sister’s House and Sacramento Blood Source

This week on LiveWire! It’s the last week of January, My Sister’s House and BloodSource will be coming in to help observe National Human Trafficking Awareness and National Blood Donor Month. My Sister’s House is a Sacramento non-profit organization that exists to eliminate domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking in our community. They...

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Wanted To Hire: Youth Journalists

Jan 26, 2015
Wanted To Hire: Youth Journalists

Curiosity. Determination. There is so much more going on in the city of Sacramento than what we see on the nightly news. Beyond the crime and the drama, there are the stories of real people making a real difference right now in our neighborhoods and throughout our communities. For a number of various reasons, those stories more often than not...

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New Urban Agriculture Group Seeks Help From the Community

Jan 26, 2015
New Urban Agriculture Group Seeks Help From the Community

For every abandoned lot in South Sacramento, there is someone with a vision to put that lot to good use. Those visions, however, need the support of the community in order to become a reality. For residents of Oak Park who wish to be a part of the change they want to see in...

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Developing healthy eating habits with Pacific Elementary School

Jan 26, 2015
Developing healthy eating habits with Pacific Elementary School

On Wednesday January 7th, the Food Literacy Center held a lunch at Pacific Elementary School. The lunch was a demonstration for Jamie Oliver, of the Jamie Oliver Food Foundation. Jamie and the students explored healthy lunch choices and dove into food literacy. The Jamie Oliver Food Foundation is a non-profit corporation dedicated to youth...

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VIDEO: Vision Zero Hopes to Eliminate Pedestrian Fatalities in Sacramento

Jan 21, 2015
VIDEO: Vision Zero Hopes to Eliminate Pedestrian Fatalities in Sacramento

On January 14th, leaders from around the city met at the Stockton Boulevard Partnership to discuss a bold initiative that has already had major success in other cities. The goal of Vision Zero is not to reduce pedestrian fatalities, but to eliminate them. There are many things that could be done to accomplish this,...

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Tomorrow at 5pm Brazilian Center of Sacramento and Sacred City Derby Girls

Jan 20, 2015
Tomorrow at 5pm Brazilian Center of Sacramento and Sacred City Derby Girls

We welcome the Brazilian Center for Cultural Exchange of Sacramento to about their big event in February. The Brazilian Center For Cultural Exchange is a grassroots non-profit 501(c)3 organization that proactively assists at risk children and provides assistance in helping individuals, families, and the community by with cultural, educational, civic information and through social...

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South Sacramento Leaders Announce New Community Action Plan

Jan 20, 2015
South Sacramento Leaders Announce New Community Action Plan

On January 15th, community leaders met at the site of the old San Juan Hotel on Stockton Boulevard to announce the release of their latest plans for more robust development projects in the South Sacramento area. Coordinated by Ubuntu Green, the event was also attended by members of Soil Born Farms, the Sacramento Building...

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Tensions Between People of Color and Police Could Persist in 2015

Jan 15, 2015
Tensions Between People of Color and Police Could Persist in 2015

The tensions between law enforcement and people of color are definitely going to be present in 2015. Just because a new year has arisen and resolutions fill the air does not mean that society has fixed itself. The relationship between people of color and police brutality seems to be an issue that rises and...

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2014 was the year of local Urban Agriculture in Sacramento

2014 was the year of local Urban Agriculture in Sacramento

My neighborhood, which is South Oak Park, is considered a food desert. That means affordable and nutritious food is difficult to obtain in my community, without transportation. But some residents have sparked solutions inside to this problem. One of the solutions is urban farming, which is bringing back agriculture into neighborhoods, such as mine. Urban farming is...

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Today at 5pm on LiveWire! Society for The Blind & Kawasaki Disease Foundation

Jan 14, 2015
Today at 5pm on LiveWire! Society for The Blind & Kawasaki Disease Foundation

We are celebrating two non profits for nationally recognized causes in January. The Society for the Blind will talk about Braille literacy and the Kawasaki Disease Foundation will share the importance of blood transfusions. Both 501(c)3 non-profits are from Sacramento. In their 60th year of service to the Sacramento region and Northern California, the...

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