Black Child Legacy Campaign | SCUSD Strike Ends, What’s Next? | Spencer Day Performs at the Sofia
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Sacramento City Unified School District employees and supporters form a picket line in the rain at Rosemont High School, on Monday, March 28, 2022.
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Updated on April 7, 2022 at 12:55 p.m.
Black Child Legacy Campaign discusses a movement to reduce the disproportionate number of African-American children's deaths in Sacramento County. Sac City Unified strike ends, students return to class. Jazz vocalist Spencer Day performs at the Sofia.
- Kim Williams, Hub Director for Sacramento Building Healthy Communities, and Shelly Dyer, Senior Program Officer at The Black Child Legacy Campaign, joins us to discuss how they’re helping those impacted by the mass shooting as well as their violence and prevention work to reduce the disproportionate number of African-American children deaths in Sacramento County.
- Sacramento Bee School Accountability Reporter Sawsan Morrar shares her reporting on the negotiations which ended the eight-day strike between Sacramento City Unified School District and employee unions and the challenges which still lay ahead.
- CapRadio Jazz Music Director Gary Vercelli’s conversation with acclaimed jazz vocalist Spencer Day ahead of his performance at the Sofia in Sacramento on April 10.
Correction: A previous version of this post misspelled the name of Sawsan Morrar. It has been corrected.
Clarification: Black Child Legacy Campaign pop-up youth events in Sacramento were suspended in-person in 2020 due to public health mandates, but continued virtually during the pandemic. New pop ups are being developed as safety protocol allows, according to Sierra Health Foundation which organizes the youth PopUps.
Editor’s note: In response to an interview with Sacramento Bee reporter Sawsan Morrar about negotiations that ended an eight-day strike at the Sacramento City Unified School District, a district spokesperson said the SCUSD board did not put the SCTA/SEIU agreements on their agenda for Thursday’s board meeting.