True blessings to all mothers, grandmothers, aunts, Godmothers and anyone who provides the act of motherhood - THE HUB is lifting you all up in prayer on this upcoming Mother's Day as we move forward in a world of uncertainty with God still in control. Sending HUGS to all those who are missing their moms.  Exodus 20:12
SPOTLIGHT

Barack and Michelle Obama announce they will host 2 virtual graduation ceremonies
IN THE NEWS
Biden Releases Plan To Close Gaps Between Blacks And Whites. Wide-ranging proposals target racial disparities in economics, environmental justice, education, criminal justice and civil rights.  Read more
Farming for Change: Black Womxn Farmers Fight the Pandemic With a Food Revolution. Nyema Clark bustles around her Beacon Hill farm, checking on spring growth, weeding and planting, keeping an eye on her many chickens. Read more
Rep. Pressley, Senator Harris Introduce Groundbreaking Bill to Support Small Neighborhood Businesses During COVID-19 Pandemic
Today (May 6), Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) and Senator Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) introduced the Saving Our Street (SOS) Act, legislation that provides federal support to microbusinesses throughout America during the COVID-19 crisis. The SOS Act will lift up local economies and allow for small neighborhood businesses to stay open during this crisis. Read more
Youth Programs to Help Young People during COVID-19 Pandemic
The City of Sacramento’s Youth Division — part of the Department of Youth, Parks, & Community Enrichment — has created new virtual resources and activities for Sacramento’s young people to provide support during the COVID-19 outbreak and stay-at-home orders. The Youth Division launched a plan April 27 on Instagram, Facebook and the City’s website to help keep youth socially engaged. Learn more
CLICK HERE to learn more about why Barbers and Stylists are ESSENTIAL! Barbers and stylist follow current and enhanced safety protocols to keep THEMSELVES & YOU safe.
Venturize: Small business resources and loan options during COVID-19
Visit the educational portal on Venturize to find the latest information on emergency grant and loan programs, or learn about other COVID-19 resources for small businesses.

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Black College Expo Live 2 (Virtual Experience)
Black College Expo LIVE is an ONLINE Experience taking place on Fri-May 8 for students to get access to colleges, highlighting HBCUs. Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

HOMEOWNERSHIP WORKSHOP ONLINE
May 9, 2020 | 1-3 pm (PST)
EVERYBODY PITCH IN! California Black Chamber of Commerce is building a small business grant fund. Click here to donate $5 to support African American business owners

The City of Sacramento has created an online portal specifically to collect innovative ideas from companies proposing to donate or sell products or services in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
CENSUS INVITES HAVE BEEN MAILED
The invitation includes information on how to fill out the Census form and will include a unique Census ID linked to a physical address. All Californians will be able to respond online or by phone, with limited households initially receiving the paper form. A Census ID is not required for households to respond online or by phone.
Black business owners can use Census data to make informed decisions about where to open businesses and when to explore new opportunities. Let’s empower our community with data. Make sure we all count in the #2020Census.
Don't miss the 10th Annual Black Physicians Forum on Friday, June 12th.
STAY UPDATED ON COVID-19 IN CALIFORNIA
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to boost COVID-19 awareness.
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Supporting our Local Soul Food Restaurants
Just a reminder from THE HUB to support our local soul food restaurants in an around the Sacramento Region. Place your orders for delivery or curbside pick up.
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In the Spring 2020 issue, CLICK HERE to browse thru now to see resources on surviving the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.
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