Black Child Legacy Campaign
Wednesday Weekly Blast
MBK Sacramento Youth Fellowships Applications are Now Open!
The MBK Sacramento Youth Fellowship is an opportunity for male youth of color, 16-20 years old, who reside or attend school within the City of Sacramento. Eligible applicants commit to completing the nine-month fellowship program with demonstrated interest and willingness to engage in advocacy on behalf of Sacramento young men of color.
Applications for the 2019-2020 MBK Sacramento Youth Fellowship are due on Friday, September 13.
E-mail any questions to MBK Sacramento Coordinator Ray Green.
Thank you to everyone who attended the second annual Youth Fellowship End-of-Year Presentation and Celebration on June 12 at Sierra Health Foundation. Congratulations to the 2018-2019 Youth Fellows! See photos.
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Scholarship and Job Opportunities
Los Rios: JumpStart Job Board Platform
The Los Rios Career Services Team is pleased to announce that they have recently launched JumpStart, a new job board platform powered by Purple Briefcase.
JumpStart is a robust platform that can help your business find skilled, enthusiastic talent for jobs and internships. Through JumpStart, you can advertise your open positions to over 150,000 Los Rios students and alumni.
To create an account, visit JumpStart and click the New Employer button. We recommend selecting the free option, which connects you to all four Los Rios colleges. After you have created an account, you may set up your profile and post available jobs and internships.
If you had a position posted in LINCS, it will automatically link to your new account (see “My Jobs” on left margin). Los Rios staff will review and approve your account shortly. In the meantime, please don’t hesitate to contact us with questions.
We’re excited about JumpStart and can’t wait to have you join our growing community of employer partners.
2019-20 Financial Institution Partnership Opportunity (FIPO) Request for Proposals
RFP can be found here.
Other Events Happening in the Community this Month and Beyond
25th Anniversary of the National Health Equity Research Webcast
The 25th National Health Equity Research Webcast, will take place on Friday September 13, 2019, from 2:00pm - 4:00pm. Attend the live event at UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health (133 Roseanu Hall) or attend via live video broadcast. Participants will have the opportunity to hear from national leaders and to engage in a moderated question-and-answer session on the topic: Structural Racism.
Felicia Arriaga, PhD
Appalachian State University
Derek Griffith, PhD
Zinzi Bailey, ScD, MSPH
University of Miami
Anissa Vines, PhD
UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
Registrants will receive a link to view the webcast the week of September 13th.
Join us during the reception as we celebrate 25 years of the National Health Equity Research Webcast in the Michael Hooker Research Center Armfield Atrium.
For more information on registration click here: http://www.cvent.com/events/25th-anniversary-of-the-national-health-equity-research-webcast/event-summary-fa8c755158fb4149ade1aeb573f754f5.aspx
First-of-It's-Kind "Youth and Community Connect" App Launches
Black Achievers Creating Change (BACC) Applications are due on September 25, 2019
New Two-Year Program Opportunity for High Achieving Young Men and Women
Black Achievers Creating Change (BACC) is a new program presented by the Sacramento Chapter of the Links, Inc. BACC welcomes both young men and women who exemplify academic achievement, leadership potential and a willingness to empower others through volunteer service. The two-year comprehensive workshop series includes college preparation workshops, mentoring activities, civic and community service projects and volunteer activities. The BACC program aims to:
- Connect students to a network of like-minded, goal-focused peers who can offer support to finish high school, enroll in and graduate from college
- Support students in preparing themselves for a successful college experience through a series of workshops led by African American role models
- Provide students with hands on experience with civic engagement and community service that reinforces the values and commitment to service that are a cornerstone of the Links organization
- Expose African American students to role models who serve as a source of professional and personal guidance necessary to prepare to successfully navigate college and career
- Celebrate the achievements of high achieving African American high school students and showcase their success to the local African American and broader community
Who is eligible to participate?
African American students and students of African descent
Current junior or senior attending high school in the Sacramento Region
3.0 GPA or above, on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent based on your school scale
When does the group BACC group meet?
BACC will hold monthly workshops which will take place September 2019-May 2020
Is there a cost to participate in the BACC program?
No, it is FREE to apply and participate Are scholarships available? Students may be eligible for college scholarships after successfully completing the requirements of the program