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'We have all had a knee on our neck': Activists are calling for police reform, voting rights at March on Washington

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Meet SHRA’s La Shelle Dozier and Tyrone Roderick Williams. Late last winter, I (Michael P Coleman) was given the opportunity to learn what SHRA was all about, when I was invited to interview two members of the agency’s leadership team. As I drove to their offices in downtown Sacramento that sunny pre-COVID morning, I didn’t realize that I would be conducting what will most likely be my final face-to-face interviews of 2020. Read more
16.6 Million People of Color, Purged from State Rosters, will not be able to Vote in November. More than 16.6 million people of color who were previously registered to vote have been “de-activated” from polling rosters unbeknownst to them, and will be ineligible to vote in the Nov. 3 general election. 48 million people overall have been de-registered, according to state by state polling rosters.  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
A 1,000 square foot mosaic of Ida B. Wells is being installed at Union Station in DC
It's been 100 years since American women were granted the right to vote. To commemorate this milestone, a massive mosaic of suffragist and civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells, is being installed on the floor of Union Station in Washington DC.

Dr. Bernice King Says Police System Built on Slavery Must be Dismantled
Martin Luther King Jr.'s daughter, Dr. Bernice King, is convinced that modern-day policing is structured after brutal slave tactics used for centuries in this country ... and needs to be completely uprooted if there's ever going to be progress.

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.
QUICK LINKS to Updates on GRANT Funding for your Organization/Business
Be sure to apply and/or pass this info on to your networks.

Resources for Small Businesses During COVID-19. The Small Business Majority has just sent a valuable list of resources for business owners and entrepreneurs. CLICK HERE to review all what they have to offer in regards to webinars, grants, loans and more. 

UPDATES: City Minute News from City of Sacramento. The City of Sacramento has just released some good news and VIP announcements that could impact your small business. CLICK HERE to read through their e-newsletter.
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BWOPA California presents Super Saturday conversations with Black Women Taking Action

Apply now for the 2020 Young Women of Color Scholarship Competition
RSVP now for the "Drive-In Movie Fundraiser"
The Greater Sacramento NAACP Branch presents the "Drive-In Movie Fundraiser". Taking place Labor Day Sunday, Sept 6. Pre-movie - live bands at 5 pm and movie featuring Thurgood Marshall starting at 7 pm.
WILL YOU BE ONLINE WITH US? Stay tuned for the exclusive e-blast of dynamic celebrity speakers to be announced in September for the 12th Annual Exceptional Women of Color (EWOC) Virtual Expo & Awards Summit . Get ready to be filled with knowledge, resources and empowerment through webinars, panel sessions, and keynote conversations! From the comfort of your home or your office, you will be able to join us via Zoom and all sessions will be broadcasted via Facebook.
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
Counting BLACK California
Complete your #2020Census form online today at my2020Census.gov or call 844-330-2020 for help. Census data informs how billions of dollars in state funding impacts the lives of every Californian.
#CaliforniaForAll #CountBlackCA
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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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