The Black Parallel School Board (BPSB) is a community organization developed to work parallel to the Sacramento City Unified District Board of Education. The BPSB’s major responsibility is to support the educational growth and achievement of Black students by monitoring all educational activities and programs of the school district to ensure that they are compatible with the needs of African American students in the district. Additionally, the BPSB provides support services to parents regarding the education of their children.
The Dolores Huerta Foundation (DHF) is a 501 (c)(3) community benefit organization that organizes at the grassroots level, engaging and developing natural leaders. DHF creates leadership opportunities for community organizing, leadership development, civic engagement, and policy advocacy.DHF is a direct action organization and hands-on training center for community organizing, leadership development, and policy advocacy. Several of our projects are in agricultural communities of California’s Central Valley including Arvin, Lamont, Weedpatch, Lost Hills, Lindsay, Woodlake, and Cutler-Orosi.
Our goal is to provide young people with the skills and opportunities, they need to thrive in their communities and give back. Our approach is holistic, culturally sensitive, and inclusive of all.
Legal Services for Children provides free representation to children and youth who require legal assistance to stabilize their lives and realize their full potential. Through a holistic team approach utilizing legal advocacy and social work services, our goal is to empower clients and actively involve them in the critical decisions that impact their lives. LSC uses this model to achieve safety and stability at home; educational success; and freedom from detention and deportation for our clients.
Now entering our 23rd year, Tower Of Youth (TOY) began as a Sacramento Sierra (five counties – Sacramento, Placer, Yolo, Nevada, El Dorado), youth media organizational magnet, built around two annual, competitive, media festivals, the Teen Digital Ree! Showcase & Awards, and the North American All Youth Film & Education Day. Today, we have expanded to communities throughout Northern and Central California to support the rapid growth of a digital technological andcommunication revolution that is unprecedented in scope and impact.