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Sacramento Promise Zone: Black History Month/Black History 365

Black History Month celebrates the past, present, and future contributions of Black people in America and throughout the world that have helped to create a more equitable society. There are many Sacramento Promise Zone partners that will have Black History Month events, opportunities, and resources. Some are listed below. Stay tuned for SPZ e-blasts and follow the SPZ Facebook page at to learn about more Black History Month happenings from SPZ partners!

Black History Month Resources

  • Sacramento Kings: Celebrating Black History Month (powered by SMUD)


  • Sacramento State University: Black History Month Calendar


  • Sacramento City College: Black History Month Calendar and Events


  • Sacramento Observer: Black History Month Archives


The role of the Sacramento Promise Zone is to facilitate partnerships between federal, state and local agencies to give local leaders proven tools to improve the quality of life in some of Sacramento’s most vulnerable areas. We are committed coordinating resources, building capacity and creating public-private partnerships for you (our partners) to drive area revitalization with following goals:

  • Create Jobs

  • Increase Economic Activity

  • Improve Educational Opportunities

  • Improve Health and Wellness

  • Facilitate Neighborhood Revitalization

Please reach out to Julius Austin via phone at (916) 449-6212 or email at to:

  • Connect to federal, state, or local partners

  • Share resources for the communities

  • Share resources for leaders/partners

  • Identify federal or non-federal funding

  • Get letters of support for funding

  • Increase your capacity for efforts focused on the Sacramento Promise Zone!

Visit our website at for more information.


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