HELP US to continue to EDUCATE, PROMOTE, and INSPIRE. Your donation for GIVING TUESDAY - Tuesday, November 27, 2018 is appreciated and we THANK YOU for supporting Sac Cultural Hub Media Foundation (SCHMF). #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.  Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. CLICK HERE to learn more about Giving Tuesday.  Donations can be made online below or you can CLICK HERE to download the SCHMF Giving Tuesday commitment form.   

 

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Today, SCHMF implements 5 ongoing programs including Black Physicians Forum (began in 2010), Exceptional Women of Color Conference/Young Women's Summit (began in 2008), Sistahs Saving Sistahs Transportation HUB (began in May 2017), Loving Brown Babies (began in 2016), and the Sacramento Community Book Discussion (began in October 2010). From 2013-2016, SCHMF implemented Covered California health insurance education and enrollment. In 2016, SCHMF received grants to implement a youth social media training project and Sacramento County’s Reducing African American Child Deaths (RAACD) Black Child Legacy Campaign (BCLC) project in partnership with the The Center at Sierra Health Foundation.
 
These active programs reached 1,565 participants in 2015. We helped 800 people gain health insurance and provided education on health care, social determinants of health, the wealth gap, and empowering women to succeed to 765. We reached over 50,000 with marketing to inspire dialogue on important community issues. In 2016, SCHMF engaged seventy young women in a pilot project called Promoting Community Health through Youth Voice and Expression in partnership with Girls on the Rise and California Endowment. This leadership project created a positive space for youth to discuss how, why, and where to share their voices in media and the importance of creating a personal brand that authentically represents them.
 
SCHMF implements project that empower women and urban communities to improve their health, education, diversity, leadership, wealth, and business skills. These programs are designed to increase information, positive role models, and empower community members to improve the quality of life of these communities. The descriptions below outline each program and its overall purpose:
 

Exceptional Women of Color Conference

Exceptional Women of Color (EWOC) Conference is an annual program that includes a conference which offers training and development of several workshops to support women of color in underserved communities. Sacculturalhub.com and The conference is an outreach program that promotes mentorship and leadership in the community. EWOC was designed to promote collaborative partnerships for the purpose of contributing to the professional and personal growth of women of color. See more info about the EWOC Conference. >>Read More

Young Women's Summit (YWS) and Y-EWOC Scholarship Competition

Young Women's Summit (YWS) and the Young Exceptional Women of Color (Y-EWOC) Scholarship Competition is an annual program that takes place simultaneously with the EWOC Conference. Today's young women are tomorrow's leaders and business owners and we invite ages 12-21 to participate in a 1-day Summit featuring discussions and workshops on what topics are important to them right now, and what they need to realize their full potential in the future. >> Learn More

Youth Voice Expression

"Promoting Community Health Through Youth Voice and Expression" project (funded by the California Endowment) to train a cohort of high school-aged young women of color (participating in the Girls on the Rise program) in Sacramento to use print and social media to promote health, well-being and positive change in their communities.  SCHMF presented and conducted a series of classes with Girls on the Rise that discussed: social media writing process; how to find your voice; personal profile and your carbon footprint; establishing your brand; how to share your story; citation generation; tactful opinion sharing - personal, professional and politically.

Northern California Black Physicians Forum

The annual Northern California Black Physicians Forum provides a networking forum and educational workshops about preventive and proactive measures to be taken in medical and health issues related to the needs of African American families. Community activities are developed to promote healthy living and improve the overall quality of life for African Americans and medically underserved people in Northern California. >>read more.

BPF Medical Student Scholarship Program

Black Physicians Forum (BPF) Medical Student Scholarship Program is an annual program. Although many African American students have the desire to become physicians, they often meet financial road blocks that prevent them from reaching their goals to become medical professionals. Sac Cultural Hub Media Foundation, members of the BPF Advisory Board, and sponsor partners believe that providing scholarships to medical students is crucial to assist students in meeting financial needs and supporting our community in developing future physicians who can provide culturally competent healthcare services in populations with the most need. To learn more about BPF scholarship opportunities, CLICK HERE.

Loving Brown Babies

 

The Loving Brown Babies (LBB) is a social media campaign is focused on highlighting and engaging families around the pleasures of family, babies, motherhood, fatherhood, and communities raising African American children. The LBB campaign is a part of the efforts led by the Steering Committee on Reduction for African American Child Deaths (RAACD) - Black Child Legacy Campaign (BCLC) which began in Spring of 2016. The aim of the RAACD is to reduce African American child deaths in the greater Sacramento region by addressing four critical issue areas for black mothers, fathers, and communities.  For more info about the LBB/BCLC, go to:   http://www.blackchildlegacy.org/loving-brown-babies

Sacramento Community Book Discussion sponsored by UCD OCCR

Sacramento Community Book Discussion hosted annually by the Sac Cultural Hub Media Foundation in partnership with the UC Davis Office of Campus Community (OCCR). Residents and visitors of the community are invited to attend for Q&A and leaders from the community and participate in panel discussions about the UC Davis Campus Community Book Project (CCBP)


Hub Choice Awards

Community Awards Show Program: Sacculturalhub.com is recognized as "The HUB", which is the Home for Urban Blacks - representing three major facets of entertainment, news and vital resource information for African Americans in the greater Sacramento Valley. Hub Choice Awards held in December 2007 was the special inaugural event to honor those influential and important leaders whose efforts are projecting a positive view of our culture. See more info about the Hub Choice Awards. >>read more

SCHMF - CBHN Covered California Collaboration

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act implemented through Covered California in the Golden State has been thriving with services to educate and enroll consumers in health plans with initial enrollment starting in Fall 2013. Sac Cultural Hub Media Foundation in partnership with the California Black Health Network (CBHN) Covered CA Collaboration participated in outreach and enrollment for thousands of residents in the Greater Sacramento Valley Region from Fall 2013 through Summer 2016. For updates with Covered California, go to www.coveredca.com 

Support Sac Cultural Hub Media Foundation in the annual Big Day of Giving (BDoG)

Sac Cultural Hub Media Foundation will enter its 5th year of participating in the annual Big Day of Giving (BDoG) - the Sacamento region's 24-hour giving challenge and year-long capcity building program for local nonprofits. For each of the past three years, Big Day of Giving has raised over $7 million for participating nonprofits, and more than $30 million has been raised since the Foundation's first giving day in 2013. Additionally, more than 600 local nonprofits that have participated in Big Day of Giving have advanced their marketing, board engagement, and donor development capabilities through the program's training component. BDoG 2019 will take place on Thursday, May 2, 2019. CLICK HERE to make your advance donation in support of Sac Cultural Hub Media Foundation.

Sistahs SAVING Sistahs Transportation HUB

Sistahs SAVING Sistahs was created as one of Sac Hub's newest programs working with Susan G. Komen Sacramento Valley to support African American women with breast-self care awareness and providing patient navigation, transportation & companion support for those undergoing cancer treatment. CLICK HERE to learn more about Sistahs Savings Sistahs Transportation HUB and breast cancer education program.

 


 

For more information about the Sac Cultural Hub Media Foundation (SCHMF), call (916) 234-3589 or e-mail contact@sacculturalhub.com.

Donations of any amount can be made online to SCHMF at any time:

 All donations are  tax deductible to our 501(c)(3) status exempt non-profit organization. 

All inquiries can be mailed to:

Sac Cultural Hub Media Foundation
Office: 2572 21st Street, Sacramento, CA 95818
Mailing Address 7902 Gerber Road, #367, Sacramento, CA 95828