District 1 News

Board declares local state of emergency

In response to recent civil unrest and significant property damage and loss in Sacramento County, my office received numerous emails and calls from constituents and others expressing concerns that the board of supervisors’ intent when requesting a declaration of emergency

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Story photo: black boy riding tricycleSacramento's Plan To Keep Black Children Alive Is Working — And LA Is Watching

Black Child Legacy Campaign a model for other counties

Our achievements are being noticed as a potential model by other counties facing similar challenges.  In a recent report to the Board of Supervisors, we learned that between 2013 – 2016 African American infant deaths in Sacramento County decreased by 45% in all

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Black Child Legacy Campaign receives national award

Sacramento County was recently recognized by the National Association of Counties (NACo) with a 2019 Achievement Award for the Black Child Legacy Campaign (BCLC). This annual awards program honors innovative, effective county government programs that strengthen services for residents. The

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Black Child Legacy Campaign

The Black Child Legacy Campaign is the community-driven movement established by the Steering Committee on Reduction of African American Child Deaths, which is working to reduce deaths of African American children by 10% to 20% by 2020 in Sacramento County.

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