Regardless where they are, one thought plagues the minds of most aspiring principals in the nation: How can I improve my school by decreasing out-of-school suspensions? Unlike other suspendable offenses, are as difficult to define as willful defiance. Carl Pinkston, a member of the Sacramento-based Black Parallel School Board, summarizes willful defiance as to “Willfully […]
According to Homeland Security, the estimated total of undocumented immigrants in the U.S. is between 8-12 million people. California alone is home to around 2 million; that’s 1 in 5 of all undocumented immigrants living in the Golden State. With that large number of people living in the United States, one might think that our […]
Between May 6th and 8th, Sacramento was once again was the host of the #freeourdreams Youth Conference. Formerly known as Sisters and Brothers at the Capitol, the event’s name was changed to Free Our Dreams and has become an annual event which is organized by PolicyLink and Movement Strategy Center. Over 250 youth stormed upon […]
Accesslocal.tv sat in on the Sacramento Youth Town Hall on May 13th and was able to get an exclusive interview with Sacramento’s Mayor, Darrel Steinberg.
Voices From Our Streets
According to a recent article by LiveScience, most cases of opioid abuse in teenagers began with prescription opioids from a doctor. The study cites that 85 percent of the surveyed group of teenagers that had abused both prescription and injection drugs said they abused prescription opioids, such as OxyContin and Vicodin, before moving to heroin […]
The “Art Street” exhibition is bringing crowds of people to an old warehouse at 300 1st Ave in Sacramento, where local artists have set up installations and interactive galleries for a nearly month-long presentation in continuation of the “Art Hotel” event of last year. The exhibition opened on February 3rd and will continue through February […]
In an old warehouse off of Broadway Avenue, local Sacramento artists have set up interactive exhibitions and installations, bringing a new creative life to the city. Featuring displays from over 100 artists, the Art Street gallery event opened to the public on February 3rd and will run until February 25th in the warehouse at 300 […]