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Job Shadowing Program Offers Experience To Disadvantaged Youth

Aug 7, 2016
Job Shadowing Program Offers Experience To Disadvantaged Youth

In recent years, Americans have seen race-base tensions rise throughout the country. One theory explaining this is that minority groups such as African-American and Latinos are not given the same opportunities as their Caucasian counterparts. To combat the inequalities, programs have sprouted up to educate and make sure minority groups get equal chances at...

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VIDEO: Oak Park Farmers Market Brings Color To Kitchen And Neighborhood

Aug 6, 2016
VIDEO: Oak Park Farmers Market Brings Color To Kitchen And Neighborhood

The Oak Park Farmers Market is held every Saturday from 9AM – 1PM at McClatchy Park through October. Check out their farm-to-fork quality food options, as well as the live entertainment and cooking demonstrations before the program ends for this year.  

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Film Festival Seeks Youth Entries Featuring Social Justice

Aug 5, 2016
Film Festival Seeks Youth Entries Featuring Social Justice

The 2nd annual Truth Be Told: Justice Through My Eyes film festival hosted by RYSE is now underway. It is a great opportunity for young filmmakers ages 13 through 24 to submit a film no longer than 12 minutes by the deadline of September 9th, 2016. The film festival is also looking for films...

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VIDEO: Food Literacy Center hosts outdoor cooking class at Oak Park Sol

VIDEO: Food Literacy Center hosts outdoor cooking class at Oak Park Sol

On Saturday, July 30, the Food Literacy Center hosted an outdoor cooking class at Oak Park Sol community garden for local residents to promote healthier eating and living in the community.  

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Could California teens be casting ballots soon?

Aug 3, 2016
Could California teens be casting ballots soon?

Turning 16 may no longer just mean the right of passage for young people to get their driver’s license. Soon, turning 16 could also mean the right to vote. The Greenlining Institute has joined a growing list of advocacy organizations in the effort to expand voting rights to 16 and 17-year-olds. New legislation that’s...

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#schoolsnotprisons Concert Tour Coming To Sacramento

Aug 2, 2016
#schoolsnotprisons Concert Tour Coming To Sacramento

The California Endowment and over 50 statewide organizations is joining with TIDAL, a music and entertainment platform, to support a #schoolsnotprisons concert tour in California. The tour aims to call for an end to extreme spending in incarceration rather than education, health, and prevention. The #schoolsnotprisons tour will stop at eleven locations in California,kicking...

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VIDEO: Boys and Men of Color Sacramento hold 5th Summit At Sac State

Aug 2, 2016
VIDEO: Boys and Men of Color Sacramento hold 5th Summit At Sac State

The Boys and Men of Color Sacramento (BMOC) hosted the “Fifth Annual BMOC Summit” at Sacramento State University on Thursday, July 21st in the University Union. The free summit, “We Are More Than A Statistic,”  provided the young men with workshops, music, raffles, and food for all who attended.

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VIDEO: Community Comes Together For Mental Health Awareness

Jul 31, 2016
VIDEO: Community Comes Together For Mental Health Awareness

When people are sick, they are supposed to go to the doctor and get treated. Whether it’s a cold or a broken arm, a doctor can prescribe medicine or put a cast on you. But what do you do if the sickness is your feeling? Many people consider themselves weak when they think they...

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Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, and The Food Literacy Center on this week’s LiveWire!

Jul 30, 2016
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, and The Food Literacy Center on this week’s LiveWire!

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is the largest network of breast cancer awareness events in the nation, uniting more than 300 communities to finish the fight. Last year nearly 1.2 million Making Strides walkers nationwide turned awareness into action and helped to raise more than $60 million to help the Society save more lives...

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Oak Park Farmers Market; Promoting Healthy Lives

Jul 30, 2016
Oak Park Farmers Market; Promoting Healthy Lives

Every Saturday from May through October, the  Oak Park Farmers Market is held in historic McClatchy Park. On the most recent Saturday, many vendors gathered there  to sell their own locally produced fruits and vegetables. Some of the vendors sold something a bit different than the rest. Dave Feldpausch, owner of Dave Pops sells...

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