On Saturday, October 13th, the 39th annual Take Back The Night rally and march took place. Not only were there resources and performers, but hundreds of event-goers took to the streets to “take back the night”.
As a young Hispanic, I know that there are many reasons why I need to vote and have my voice heard. With the midterm elections coming up, this is an important time for me to do my part and help shape our nation into what I want it to be.
On Wednesday, September 26th, at the Fruitridge Community Collaborative, a back to school community gathering was held for the surrounding community.
On Saturday, September 29th, the walk to end suicide was held to help prevent suicide. I attended this event to understand the importance of preventing and providing resources to stop suicide.
On Thursday, September 28th, the Sacramento American Heart Association held their annual State Employee Heart and Stroke Walk at the capitol. From hula hooping to side-stepping bananas, the Walk’s health fair had it all. The American Heart Association fights to end heart disease and stroke and aims to help people live healthier lives.
On Sunday, September 16, the City of Sacramento held the inaugural “916 Day” at McClatchy Park. This is an event planned to be held annually, every 16th of September to bring together Sacramento citizens for a celebration of the city.
The neighborhood of Oak Park is known as a low-income area. Now, it is known as a place where up and coming events are happening and the locals are getting pushed out.
D’primeramano Inc held their second “Grito De La Independencia de México” on September 15th, in the Franklin Center. The Festival included traditional hispanic food, dancing, a raffle, and a mariachi group who sang on horseback.
Leaders in Sacramento are asking the voters to renew and double the sales tax known as Measure U. While the Mayor touts the plan as a win for the city, not everyone is convinced.