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New Board Members' expertise will support the Foundation’s community leadership initiatives
Sutter Health awarded college scholarships to 208 students for the 2020-2021 school year through its Van R. Johnson Sutter Scholars program, which is administered by the Sacramento Region Community Foundation.
Mort Friedman Civic Leadership Award honors his exemplary public service
Awards focus on organizations impacted by COVID-19
Leaders spearheading efforts to mobilize Census participation across 17 Northern California counties are applauding the recent restart of US Census Bureau field operations as a key step toward achieving a complete count.
As The Sacramento Bee reports, the Sacramento County Complete Count Committee has adjusted to challenges with outreach efforts due to COVID-19 and wildfires, rushing to get everyone they can to fill out the census. Events promoting the census have turned out residents in “hard to count” communities.
Sacramento’s regional food bank is sending out an SOS. The coronavirus pandemic has ravaged Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services at exactly the time individuals and families need it most, reports The Sacramento Bee, and a grant from the Foundation is helping.
As part of a statewide effort to reduce barriers and improve opportunities for boys and men of color, philanthropic leaders from the California Funders for Boys and Men of Color (CFBMoC) today announced an initial investment of $300,000 to 12 organizations focused on educational equity for boys and men of color in Sacramento and San Joaquin counties.
As The Sacramento Bee reports, in partnership with Sierra Health Foundation and others, we recently launched a new storytelling initiative celebrating the leadership, power and voices of boys and men of color, #HeretoLeadCA.
Our partners are stepping up efforts to contact hard-to-find community members in Sacramento following the resumption of census counting that was stalled during the coronavirus pandemic, reports The Sacramento Bee.