In 2011, Access Sacramento Board, staff, and volunteers have been busy. Here is a brief list of activities in addition to the production of 100 weekly radio and television programming series and more than 35 Hometown-TV and Game of the Week events County-wide. Details are available at www.AccessSacramento.org.
  • Co-Hosted with Humor Times Comedy Fundraiser featuring Will Durst (April)
  • “Youth Media Forum” at Sacramento Bee in cooperation with U.C. Davis (May)
  • 12th Annual “Place Called Sacramento” Cast & Crew Call Creates 10 Teams
  • Sacramento Press Coordinates Journalism Interns with NNB sites
  • Capital Film Arts Alliance Offers to Help with PCS Productions
  • California Endowment Grant Funding for “NNB” Project Report Submitted
  • Cable Commission (SMCTC) Approves Budget and New Equipment Funding (June)
  • NNB Added to Bee (Sacramento Connects) and Channel 10 (My Neighborhood)
  • Annual Meeting Held – Board Election Results – New Board Officers Welcomed
  • The California Endowment tours Access Sacramento, Asian Resources and SCUSD
  • SN&R article “I Want My Internet” features Access Sacramento E.D. Cooper
  • First of five NNB Stakeholders and Task Force meeting in Coloma TV Studio
  • Quarterly Radio Producers meeting held – Discussion of Low Power-FM application
  • “NNB” Project featured at National Alliance for Community Media Conference (July)
  • Documentary Producing Workshop Offered to Public and NNB members (August)
  • Congressman Lungren recorded for Bee’s “Tom Sawyer” Project – 1st of 35 readers
  • Major media leaders advise NNB Task Force – KCRA, KXTV, KOVR,
  • Sac Bee National Football Foundation Breakfast “kicks-off” GOTW season
  • Teen films from The Doc School added to AccessLocal.tv and featured on Livewire
  • Access Board Meets at “Pot-Luck” – Welcomes Five Board Candidates
  • Senior Magazine features cover article and partnership with Access Sacramento
  • “Chalk It Up” youth use Flip cameras – post “Street Stories” to NNB web site (Sept)
  • Twelfth Season of GOTW “Kicks Off” – Full Season of HS Football Ahead
  • Ten PCS Films Completed by Deadline – 12th year
  • Final (of five) NNB Task Force meetings sets priorities (training, stipends, ads)
  • Fairytale Town recordings of storytellers for “Story Time Friends”
  • Channel 18 Series Time Slot Lottery held in TV studio for 2012 season
  • Access Sacramento presents NNB to Eight Sac City Council Districts
  • Twelfth Annual “Place Called Sacramento” Premiere at Crest – 675 Attend (Oct)
  • Access Sacramento presents NNB ACM San Jose West Regional Conference
  • Three Access Sacramento Programs Named as WAVE Winners “Best in West”
  • Sacramento Educational Video Awards (SEVA) added to AccessLocal.tv site
  • Launch of “Storytime Friends”- daily reading “Tom Sawyer” @ 5:30 (Nov)
  • Holiday Party with “Sister Swing” and the Chopped Liver Orchestra