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Partnerships - October 2017

October 31, 2017

Read the October issue of Partnerships for news about the San Joaquin Valley Health Fund grant opportunity and Health Leadership Program Class XIV, a report on the recent rural north state forum, information about the Office of Health Equity Advisory Committee, resources and more.

San Joaquin Valley Health Fund Round 4 funding available

October 19, 2017

We are pleased to announce San Joaquin Valley Health Fund Round 4 funding. As in previous years, this funding opportunity focuses on addressing health and racial equity through policy and systems change. Proposals are due by Nov. 30 at 1 p.m. Learn more on the San Joaquin Valley Health Fund web page.

A Tribute to Brandon Harrison

October 17, 2017

It is with a heavy heart that the California Funders for Boys and Men of Color shares that the field experienced a tremendous loss with the passing of Brandon Harrison, youth movement builder and boys and men of color advocate.

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Partnerships - September 2017

September 28, 2017

Read the September issue of Partnerships for our statement on DACA, news about the Positive Youth Justice Initiative and the California Accountable Communities for Health Initiative, resources and more.

They are America's children

September 13, 2017

As a foundation committed to improving the well-being of our communities, we are disappointed by the Trump Administration’s decision to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

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Community comes together to stop violence

August 30, 2017

After a weekend that saw multiple shootings in Sacramento’s Meadowview and Oak Park neighborhoods, community leaders are mobilizing residents, faith leaders and elected officials to join together with a shared commitment to stop the violence and end the needless loss of young lives. The community will hold a news conference on Aug. 31, at 5 p.m. at Meadowview Park, 7760 24th St. See the news release.

Socorro Santillan joins Sierra Health Foundation and The Center

August 29, 2017

We are pleased to welcome Socorro Santillan as the new Program Officer of the San Joaquin Valley Health Fund, a program managed by The Center that is advancing programs and policy changes that promote health and racial equity. Learn more on the San Joaquin Valley Health Fund web page.

Sergio Cuellar joins Sierra Health Foundation and The Center

August 10, 2017

We are pleased to welcome Sergio Cuellar as the new Program Manager of the California Funders for Boys and Men of Color, a program managed by The Center that is working to align efforts, resources and influence to improve the lives of boys and men of color. Learn more on the California Funders for Boys and Men of Color web page.

California Funders for Boys and Men of Color co-sponsors My Brother’s Keeper Alliance Regional Summit

July 31, 2017

My Brother’s Keeper Alliance hosted a regional summit in Long Beach, convening 19 cities, counties and tribal nations that accepted President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper Community Challenge. The California Funders for Boys and Men of Color was a co-sponsor of the three-day event. Learn more on the MBK Alliance web site.

Black Child Legacy Campaign joins community members and leaders for Oak Park Peace Walk

July 1, 2017

The Black Child Legacy Campaign joined members of the Sacramento community, faith leaders, city councilmembers and Mayor Steinberg for the Oak Park Peace Walk on June 30. See news reports on KCRA3, ABC10 and FOX40.

Partnerships - June 2017

June 29, 2017

Read the June issue of Partnerships for news about recent awards and events, resources and more.

JuneTEENth Festival kicks off Summer of Youth Safety & Opportunity

June 16, 2017

The Black Child Legacy Campaign hosted a youth spoken word competition at the Youth Safety & Opportunity Festival at Cesar Chavez Park on June 15. The celebration kicked off Sacramento’s 15th Annual Juneteenth Celebration. Youth from throughout Sacramento had an opportunity to learn about health, education and employment opportunities in the community.

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