Kings and Queens Rise players, coaches and families came together to celebrate the fourth successful season of the Sacramento co-ed youth sports and mentoring league. On July 30, Kings and Queens Rise basketball participants played their championship games at the Sacramento Kings’ Golden 1 Center, took team pictures, and received trophies and tickets to the NBA’s California Classic games. Watch a report on CBS-13.
On July 31, Kings and Queens Rise golf participants joined their families and coaches for a final golf demonstration and award ceremony celebrating their successes. Youth in the NBA 2K21 program complete their tournament in September.
The 1300 Campaign is an initiative of The Center at Sierra Health Foundation and the My Brother’s Keeper Sacramento Education Strategy Committee. The campaign is working with local, regional and statewide partners to develop, advance and establish deep-rooted change to send 1,300 additional young men of color to California State University, Sacramento and University of California, Davis by 2025. Learn more on the 1300 Campaign web site.
MBK Sacramento Collaborative meetings and Mentoring Institute meetings will be virtual until further notice and information will be provided directly to partners.
The My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) Sacramento Collaborative is committed to improving the educational, health, social and economic outcomes for local boys and men of color.
MBK Sacramento is bringing systems leaders, advocates, community partners, youth-serving organizations and young people together to address health, education, employment and justice system disparities for young men of color through policy advocacy, systems change and support for effective programs. Access the MBK Sacramento one sheet.
In 2018, The Center at Sierra Health Foundation was selected as a recipient of an Obama Foundation MBK Community Challenge Impact grant to support the MBK Sacramento Collaborative in expanding mentoring and violence intervention efforts.
The MBK Sacramento Collaborative is funded by Sierra Health Foundation and the Obama Foundation and is managed by The Center at Sierra Health Foundation.