The ACE Mentoring Program is a weekly afterschool mentoring program for young men of color between ages 13-18. ACE practices a unique approach to educating, motivating, and inspiring underserved male youth of color that is unlike any other organization with similar goals. The program’s goal is to turn young males into students that consciously accept responsibility for their personal future and their day-to-day actions. Click below to watch an info session about the program.
Last December, the Sacramento Promise Zone coordinated a collaboration between the City of Sacramento Office of Arts of Culture (Melissa Cirrone), City of Sacramento Great Plates Program (Julia Burrow/Colin Rua), California State University of Sacramento Galleries (Kelly Lindner) and Crocker Art Museum (Stacey Shelnut – Hendrick and Faith McKinnie of Crocker Art Museum). Kelly Lindner and Stacey Shelnut-Hendrick facilitated efforts so that local artists could work with youth
Melanie Harrison Okoro PhD is the Founder, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), and Principal of Eco-Alpha Environmental and Engineering Services. With 15+ years experience in the natural resource protection, water management and environmental stewardship field, Dr. Okoro's background and leadership training provide her with an exceptional level of unique expertise in California and beyond for integrated environmental and engineering management challenges. Eco-Alpha partnered with
The Sacramento Promise Zone website now features an updated interactive map that can be used to learn more about the Promise Zone resources and geographic areas (i.e. Sacramento city/county boundaries and Sacramento city/county districts). The map features interactive layers that allow the user to identify resources and information related to the five Promise Zone focus areas; education health, jobs, economic development, and sustainably built communities. For example, users
Please CLICK the video above to watch and learn about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). Learn how to get your ACEs and Resilience test scores! Did you know that in Sacramento County, 21% of children report having two or more adverse childhood experiences? ACEs are used to describe very stressful events or circumstances that children may experience in their childhood. 20 years of extensive international research have since shown a strong predictive relationship between the