SACRAMENTO REGION PROGRESS REPORT
The Urban Partnership is proud to release the Progress Report for its 10-year Initiative to build economic security in low income communities of color. The report highlights Sacramento region EAT, BUILD and INNOVATE action plans focused on developing exciting hubs for healthy food and the arts, construction business clusters that play a role in revitalizing neighborhoods, and preparing more African American and Latino youth for successful education and career paths in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
In America, cultural and ethnic diversity is an incredible strength. Promoting respect and appreciation for that strength among our citizens advances America’s innovation, global leadership and economic prosperity. With this clear understanding, the California Urban Partnership is excited to launch ARiZE.org – an online community resource and engagement tool.
$500 MILLION FOR JOB CREATION IN LOW INCOME NEIGHBORHOODS COULD BE RAISED IF GOVERNOR JERRY BROWN APPROVES PROGRAM
The State Legislature recently passed the California Urban Partnership's highest priority and hard-fought for bill - a measure that would help community development entities (CDE) attract up to $500 million in private investment capital for job creation projects in California’s low-income neighborhoods.
In partnership with the office of California State Controller John Chiang, the CUP will organize financial survival workshops connected to Manage Your Money Week (MYMW).
THE SACRAMENTO BEE: Want equity, Sacramento? Invest your cannabis taxes in Stephon Clark’s neighborhood
SACRAMENTO, (CA) - Senseless tragedy has a way of shining a light on what needs to change, whether that was the murder of Emmett Till, the Parkland massacre or the unwarranted death of Stephon Clark.
As Fresno’s cannabis industry evolves, will people of color be locked out?
FRESNO (CA) - Fresno has not seen the last of the cannabis debates – and whether the city’s nascent pot industry will be inclusive of people of color remains a top unresolved issue.
Voters overwhelmingly approved a business license tax in November, and the Fresno City Council in December passed regulations for businesses. But another issue still isn’t settled: social equity in cannabis.
MAKING OUR CHILDREN A HIGHER PRIORITY: California Urban Partnership Joins Effort To Gather Signatures With The Sacramento Kids First Coalition
SACRAMENTO (CA) - On November 10, the California Urban Partnership, Roberts Family Development Center, Youth Forward, East Bay Asian Youth Center (EBAYC) along with several other youth leaders, children’s advocates and educators, participated in the signature gathering launch for Sacramento Kids First (Sac Kids First) at the offices of EBAYC.
GOVERNOR JERRY BROWN APPROVES CALIFORNIA URBAN PARTNERSHIP SUPPORTED BILL