Issue January 6, 2022

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Tracee Ellis Ross reflects on saying a ‘beautiful’ goodbye to Black-ish
People Who California Sterilized Can Now Apply for Reparation Payments
Asm. Chris Holden Appointed Chair of Powerful Appropriations Committee
On Jan. 3, California State Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) appointed Assemblymember Chris Holden (D-Pasadena) chair of the legislative body’s Appropriations Committee.
She Worked For Black Press For Over 48 Years.
Gail Cordelia Berkley-Armstrong, legendary awarding-winning Bay Area journalist and Sun-Reporter Editor, has died after a lengthy illness. She was 74. The veteran journalist was committed to the mission of the Black Press of America – “Too long have others spoken for us…we wish to plead our own cause.”
HIV-positive and don’t know where to go for financial, legal, or community resources? Call Golden Rule Services at (916) 427-4653 and get connected resources you need immediately.
Sacramento NAACP hopes you vaccinate!

COVID-19 vaccines are SAFE & EFFECTIVE.
Everyone should get vaccinated.

Call NAACP Health Line: 916-750-5625

Upcoming webinar discusses effects of COVID-19 on African American/Black population
Virtual presentation and Q&A scheduled January 11. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disproportionately affect African American and Black populations, UC Davis Health and a local social justice organization will host a free webinar via Zoom to discuss the effects of COVID-19 on these communities and offer strategies and solutions to help.
California Adds Twist to New CDC Advice on Quarantines
The Monday after Christmas, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shortened its COVID-19 quarantine recommendation by half. That same day, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced on Twitter that California will follow suit, recommending a five-day isolation period instead of the state’s former guidance of 10 days. “California will align with the CDC’s updated guidelines for isolation and quarantine time,” Newsom tweeted.

Supporting our Local Soul Food Restaurants
Just a reminder from THE HUB to support our local soul food restaurants in an around the Sacramento Region.
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