Oprah set to adapt 'The 1619 Project' examining
the legacy of slavery
Jay-Z Buys Multiple Newspaper Ads Highlighting Black Businesses. Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter and his agency Roc Nation have taken out multiple full-page ads in newspapers across the country highlighting Black businesses.
UC names first Black president: Michael Drake, former Ohio State leader, picked to replace Janet Napolitano. A physician who recently stepped down as president of Ohio State University will become the University of California’s 21st president and its first Black leader, taking over the $37 billion system next month at a time of extraordinary upheaval and financial disarray because of the coronavirus pandemic.   Read more
5 Major California Firms, Other Businesses, Invest Billions in Black Enterprises
Where Will The Money Go. Over the last month, several corporations have stepped up to fund the Black community. Two weeks ago, Netflix announced it will drop 2% of its cash holdings, up to $100 million, into Black-owned banks and other financial institutions and organizations that directly support African American enterprises, initiatives or communities.

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.
COVID-19 Testing Sites in Sacramento Region
Unfortunately there are several testing sites that have closed. However THE HUB did have the opportunity to take a tour (05.15.2020) of one of the remaining COVID-19 testing sites open along with other community members and watch a demo of the test being offered done at St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church in Oak Park - Sacramento.

It’s official: Affirmative action is on the ballot as Proposition 16! RSVP now for the Community Discussion on Tues-July 14th
Submit EWOC 2020 Nominees
Six Recovery Grant Opportunities Opened July 8
The Creative Economy Recovery program includes six specific grant opportunities so that monies can be dispersed to businesses, institutions, individual artists, education opportunities and organizations representing culturally diverse communities and neighborhoods. The application period for the grants is July 8 through July 22.

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

Your Mayor and City Council need to hear from you! Over the past few weeks hundreds of thousands of Californians have shown that they are ready to build a different future. Read more
#StayHomeSaveLives California
– and while you’re at it, spread the word encouraging others to take the 2020 Census online by visiting my2020census.gov. Questions? Go online or call 844-330-2020 for answers. #CountBlackCA #CaliforniaForAll #2020Census #ICount #MyBlackCounts
Click here to stay updated with the State of California's comprehensive, consumer-friendly website and public service announcements
to boost COVID-19 awareness.

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 will be available online after July 10th and distributed/mailed the week of July 20th.

In the Spring 2020 issue, CLICK HERE to browse thru now to see resources on surviving the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.