UCP OF SACRAMENTO AND NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
UCP of Sacramento and Northern California is a leading developer of programs and services for children and adults in the developmental disability community.
CREATING LIVES OF INDEPENDENCE AND FULFILLMENT
Established in 2015, Meristem is a multi-year transitional program dedicated to preparing young adults ages 18-28 on the autism spectrum to build a strong sense of self, develop an enhanced social capacity and create a life of increased social and economic independence.
GATEWAY COMMUNITY CHARTERS
Over 5,700 Sacramento-area students call Gateway Community Charters (GCC) home, a place where they have high-quality, standards-based education options across nine charter schools. At the heart of GCC is community, collaboration and innovation, and it has been that way for over two decades.
EL DORADO COMMUNITY FOUNDATION INC
For over three decades, the El Dorado Community Foundation has been dedicated to strengthening the community by enabling donors to participate in tax-deductible charitable giving.
CRISTO REY HIGH SCHOOL
WORK STUDY PROGRAM INVITES NEW BUSINESS PARTNERS
“Our unique Work Study Program would be impossible without our business partners,” says David Perry, president of Cristo Rey High School Sacramento. “In addition to a top-quality Catholic college prep education, every Cristo Rey student gains invaluable work experience through jobs at local businesses.
CHILD ADVOCATES OF PLACER COUNTY
Providing a Voice for Children
In an average year, about 800 children in Placer County experience substantiated abuse or neglect and, as a result, more than 200 are removed from their homes. These children need support from adults who can guide them through these trying times.
Local Organizations Support Mental Health Among Afghan Youth
The intergenerational trauma that young Afghan refugees inherit is compounded by legislation that could determine their stateside fate
Refugee youth often bring traumatic lived experiences, known as adverse childhood experiences, raising the demand for U.S.-based mental health services. A network of support groups has formed to provide culturally sensitive care and catch those falling through the cracks.
A Push for School-Based Mental Health
Ratcheted up by the pandemic, students’ mental health has become an important focus in schools
Schools and universities in the Capital Region have taken an array of approaches to assure mental health is one of the many pillars a student’s education addresses.
Trade Schools Offer a Career Path to Our Youth
For some, learning a trade they can rely on is more satisfying than earning an academic degree. Career Technical Education programs in community colleges are one path for students to learn those skills.
GATEWAY COMMUNITY CHARTERS
SUPPORTING SACRAMENTO AREA STUDENTS FOR TWO DECADES
For two decades, Gateway Community Charters (GCC) has supported Sacramento area students, parents and the community with high-quality, standards-based education options. With nine charter schools and over 5,700 students, GCC has been a consistent hub for community partnerships, collaboration and innovation.