Sacramento Food Policy Council held a mural unveiling as part of the Creative Economy Pilot Project on Jan. 17 at the Oak Park Art Garden at the corner of Martin Luther King Boulevard and 14th Avenue in Historic Oak Park.
She Shares held the latest conversation featuring the four authors of “For Colored Girls who Have Considered Politics” on Dec. 13 at the California Museum in downtown Sacramento. The panel conversation featured Donna Brazile, Yolanda Caraway, Leah Daughtry and Minyon Moore — moderated by Cassandra Pye.
Photos: Beth Baugher, True Love Photo
RememberAVet.net held its annual Christmas Wreath-Laying on Dec. 15-16 at the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery in Dixon. Volunteers laid 23,000 wreaths on the graves of every fallen veteran at the site. RememberAVet.net is committed to ensuring that each grave site at the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery is recognized and honored with a Christmas wreath during the holiday season.
The Sacramento chapter of Founder Institute held a VIP Mixer on Dec. 13 at Burton Law Firm, in downtown Sacramento. Founders and investors joined program mentors, directors and graduates to mingle over hors d’oeuvres and adult beverages.
Photos: Carmen Marsh + Sonny Walebowa
Hope Cooperative, formerly TLCS held a ribbon cutting ceremony to officially open Possibilities, Hope Cooperative’s new program for transition-age and homeless youth, on Dec. 10 at the new facilities on Del Paso Blvd. Hope Cooperative’s Possibilities program is in partnership with Wind Youth Services and will serve 30 youth each year who come directly from homelessness.
The Meeting of the Minds held its Annual Summit Nov. 27-28 at the Citizen Hotel in downtown Sacramento. Nearly 450 delegates gathered to spotlight tools and best practices for smart city leaders across the globe.
Photos: Kyle Rynicki
The City of Woodland held a swearing-in ceremony for the new Mayor Xóchitl Rodriguez on Dec. 4 at the Woodland Community and Senior Center. Rodriguez is the first woman to hold the position since 1998. Rodriguez is replacing Enrique Fernandez.
The Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce presented the 2018 ATHENA Award to Occeletta Briggs, a nurse who retired from San Joaquin General Hospital, on Nov. 15 at the historic Stockton Golf & Country Club. The annual ATHENA Award honors accomplished leaders who have demonstrated support for the advancement of business and professional women, have devoted time and energy to their community, and have actively mentored others.
The 2020 Women on Boards/Sacramento Campaign Committee held the 2018 National Conversation on Board Diversity – Sacramento on Nov. 15 at the Sutter Club downtown. The keynote luncheon panel was introduced by Comstock’s Editor in Chief Allison Joy and Clayton Blakley, VP/business development. 2020 Women on Boards is a national campaign to increase the percentage of women on U.S. company boards to 20 percent or greater by the year 2020.
The 10th Annual Miss California Latina and Miss Teen California Latina pageant was held Nov. 18 at Crest Theatre in downtown Sacramento. The Miss California Latina pageant and Miss Teen California Latina pageants provide personal and professional opportunities for young women to promote their voices in business, politics, the arts and service to the community.