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Dream Alive with untapped power to be shared and taught to generations to come. Mr. Leon Lee, a native of Sacramento, California, became a visionary and a businessman following an illustrious career in professional baseball. He was class of ’79 out of Grant High School. In high school, Leon was a gifted baseball player. While still in high school he was scouted, recruited and following graduation, signed to a professional contract with the U.S. team, the St. Louis Cardinals. Read more
COVID-19 Business Diaries: Testimony from Co-owner of Touch of Class in Sacramento. COVID-19 is still among us with no thought of leaving. Families are split up, businesses have to close down again and having a social life is a thing of the past. These are minor inconveniences compared to contracting and fighting this deadly virus. In mid July Atiya Hempstead, Co-Owner of Touch of Class located in Sacramento, California, shared an in-depth look of what it is like to deal with this virus on a daily basis.  Read more
We’re a little low on ways to show the love for one another right now, but wearing a face covering is an easy way to show the ones you love that they matter. If these little ones can do it, so can you! #MaskUpSac
Rest in Peace: Former California Assemblymember Gwen Moore Passes Away
Family members, friends, former colleagues and other loved ones across California were shocked to learn about the passing of former California Assemblymember Gwen Mooreon Aug. 19. Her family has not yet announced the cause of her death. Moore was first electedto the state legislature in 1978and served for 16 years until1994, representing California’s 49th district (redistricted and renumbered in 1990 as the 47thdistrict), which currently includes Long Beach, Catalina Island and parts of Los Angeles and Orange counties.  

LeBron James says he plans to campaign for Biden and Harris
NBA star LeBron James, one of the league’s most prominent voices on social justice and racial equality, says he plans to campaign for Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and his running mate, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), ahead of the November election.

TAKE ACTION THIS AUGUST: Black Business Month Survey Finds Strong Support for Black-owned Businesses, Greater Advocacy Needed
August is National Black Business Month, a time to recognize and celebrate the important contributions from Black-owned businesses. As we approach Black Business Month, more people are looking for ways to support Black communities, and according to a new survey, 75% of Black small businesses have seen an uptick in customers since the beginning of June.






Calling all Elk Grove residents: SOL Project, Saving Our Legacy, African-Americans for Smoke-free Safe Places, is asking YOU to join us in a united front on tobacco control policies.

SOL is reaching out to people who live or work in Elk Grove to get their opinion on flavored smoking products here and on smoking definitions here.
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Spend your Saturday (Aug 22nd) morning with us to learn more about Shifa Community Clinic with a presentation on Black Lives Matter Movement: Racial Health Disparities & COVID-19" webinar. Join us on Youtube for the conversation with students and volunteers at Shifa Community Clinic, Sac Cultural Hub and guest speakers from the Black Physicians Forum.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 28 @ 7 pm
Join Congresswoman Barbara Lee, the Honorable Elihu Harris and Special Guests in a Deeply Moving Tribute to the Life of Congressman John Lewis.


August 21
WEBINAR: Paycheck Protection Program ( PPP) vs.
Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL)

Apply now for the 2020 Young Women of Color Scholarship Competition
August 22
Virtual Event: Yes2Kollege and Betty Irene Moore 5th Annual Nursing Conference
Runyon Saltzman, Inc. (RSE) Now Hiring. RSE is a leading Sacramento-based full-service, integrated communications firm in mid-town (Mid-Town) is looking for an account coordinator or senior account coordinator to join our unique client service team. Read more
Legacy Home Loans is HIRING and assisting families with building wealth through homeownership. Legacy Home Loans is seeking to fill positions such as Underwriters, Loan Processors, Jr. Loan Officers, Loan Set-up Coordinators and Loan Closers.  Read more
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Census derived data helps Black business owners determine when and where to open new businesses in our communities. Support Black livelihoods. Complete the #Census2020. Call 844-330-2020 or visit my2020census.gov. #CountBlackCA #CaliforniaForAll #2020Census #ICount #MyBlackCounts
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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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SUMMER 2020 Issue of THE HUB Magazine is now available online and will be distributed/mailed after July 22nd.

CLICK HERE to browse thru our 12th annual Black Men in Leadership special edition issue of THE HUB Magazine Summer 2020.
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