In recent years, the U.S tobacco consumption amongst teens has risen to its all-time high. Also during the past several years, researchers and advocates have continued to highlight the harmful effects and the lack of benefits of the use of e-cigarettes. “These products are now the most commonly used form of tobacco among youth in […]
Sac City Council Hold Sacramento Teens Speak Up At Council Meeting For Youth Programs Meeting On Investment For Youth
“My name is Arabella Smith and I was saved by 916 Ink,” said a Sacramento teen named Arabella during a City Council meeting regarding the investment of youth programs. Sacramento’s City Council, led by its Mayor, Darrell Steinberg, held a meeting to discuss the investment in youth and youth programs. In Sacramento, many organizations such […]
Sacramento alone has many areas with food deserts. Food deserts are places that don’t have affordable grocery stores within a one-mile radius. We discuss this on-going issue in this video.
916 Ink, a non-profit organization, is seeking youth-written contributions as they work to compile a comic book about South Sacramento and its history. The comic book title is “How Did We Get Here?” and should contain 1-2 pages of the writer’s personal experience, or the experience of someone who has lived in South Sac. 916 […]
Voices From Our Streets
People can be just like tomatoes. Gardeners know that if tomatoes are planted in the same soil over and over again, they will not grow. The soil lacks nutrients, and minerals, and is unable to sustain life. Even if the little plant grows, it only gets so big before it withers away. Would anyone grow […]
The Yisrael Family Farm is offering cooking classes for seniors, families, and teenagers in February, March, and April at the Oak Park Community Center on 3425 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. The class are free to attend and offers multiple time slots for each age group, aiming at ease and accessibility for the general public. […]
The question of who will lead the world of tomorrow might not be as clear cut but it’s a question many have tried to answer. Young people will be the one to take the torch once the older generation retired. Are the youth of the Sacramento prepared to make changes?