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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Making Meadowview: Reflecting On A Community’s Past And Present

April 5, 2019

Larry Lee, Editor of The Sacramento Observer, and Pastor Tecoy Porter of Genesis Church join to discuss Meadowview’s history, its role in the Sacramento region and some of the initiatives taking shape in the community.

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In The Neighborhood Where Stephon Clark Died, Mayor Unveils Plan To Spend $200 Million On Economic Inequality In Sacramento

February 19, 2019 | Pauline Bartolone | Bob Moffitt | Sammy Caiola | Nick Miller

During his annual State of the City speech on Tuesday, Mayor Darrell Steinberg announced a proposal that would spend $40 million annually in Measure U revenue over the next five years on often-neglected neighborhoods.

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Health Care

Sacramento Neighborhood Leaders Celebrate Progress Following Drop In Black Child Death Rates, Ask For More Support

January 30, 2019 | Sammy Caiola

New data from the Sacramento County Child Death Review Team indicates that the rate of African-American child deaths was roughly 55 per 100,000 in 2016 — down 32 percent from 2015.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Sacramento Nonprofit Working To Provide Affordable Prepared Meals

December 7, 2018

Construction is underway on a new kitchen at the Pannell Center Pool in Meadowview. The construction will make way for Fresher Sacramento, a nonprofit dedicated to providing nutritious and affordable prepared meals.

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Why Sacramento Is Finding Jobs For Teens After Stephon Clark’s Death

July 23, 2018 | Sammy Caiola

Community leaders say teens in Sacramento’s poorest neighborhoods feel trapped on violent streets. New programs aim to point them toward careers.

Robert Briley provided by the Black Child Legacy Campaign

‘Loving Brown Babies’: How Black Families In Sacramento Talk To Their Kids About Violence

July 11, 2018 | Sammy Caiola

The new county-funded campaign aims to inspire hope and joy in African-American families. Parents say it’s an important assurance in light of the Stephon Clark shooting.

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A New Approach To Racial Trauma: Black Residents Build Safe Spaces In Wake Of Stephon Clark’s Death

June 11, 2018 | Sammy Caiola | Adhiti Bandlamudi

Black community leaders will soon fan out across the Sacramento area to lead emotional emancipation circles. They say the talk groups provide a much-needed space to process racism, violence and other trauma dating back generations.

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Health Care

Sacramento's Black Community Wants Racial Justice After Stephon Clark's Death. But This Isn’t The First Push To Save Black Lives.

May 21, 2018 | Sammy Caiola

In the wake of Stephon Clark’s death, a new conversation emerged between black residents and local government. But neighborhood leaders said they’ve been pointing out racial inequality — and the role it plays in the deaths of black youth — for years.

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After Stephon Clark’s Death, People Want More Investment In Sacramento’s Neighborhoods Of Color. Here’s How This Year’s Election Could Help.

April 5, 2018 | Ezra David Romero

Some activists, demonstrators and residents are talking about Measure U — a city tax that brings in millions of dollars, mostly for police — to secure investment for communities.

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South Sacramento Residents Say Stephon Clark's Death Is About Racial Equity and Economic Justice

April 3, 2018 | Sammy Caiola

Stephon Clark’s death has sparked outrage and demands for police accountability. But people are also looking at the bigger problem: the lack of resources in Sacramento’s communities of color.

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