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The role of the faith community in efforts to reduce African American child deaths can be broad, but also personal. Pastor Robert Jones serves as one of two faith-based organization’s representatives on the Steering Committee on Reduction of African American Child Deaths. In this episode of the Black Village Podcast, Pastor Jones provides more insight into the roles of religious leaders in community and the Black Child Legacy Campaign. This episode was recorded on location at the Gathering for GLORY: Giving Love to Our Rising Youth conference, where the faith community joins service providers to learn more about prevention and intervention efforts to reduce African American child deaths in Sacramento County.
As the co-chair of the Steering Committee on the Reduction of African American Child Deaths, Dr. Natalie Woods Andrews contributed to the strategic design of the Black Child Legacy Campaign. In this episode of the Black Village Podcast, Dr. Woods Andrews discusses the history of the campaign, the data behind it and the role of the faith community. This episode was recorded on location at the Gathering for GLORY: Giving Love to Our Rising Youth conference, where the faith community joins service providers to learn more about prevention and intervention efforts to reduce African American child deaths in Sacramento County.
Community-based organizations are essential to providing the tools for prevention and intervention efforts related to community violence. In this episode of the Black Village podcast, Shaunda Johnson discusses her organization, Way Up, and how they are partnering with the Oak Park Peace Walks to continue to provide the Oak Park community with resources that they need to reduce violence. This episode was recorded on location during a peace walk through Oak Park. Please note: you may hear street noise.
Police Chief Daniel Hahn joins the Black Village Podcast on location during an Oak Park Peace Walk to discuss how law enforcement can continue to build trust and relationships with community in this episode of the Black Village Podcast. Additionally, Chief Hahn discusses prevention and intervention efforts around third party homicides, the role of law enforcement and opportunities for young people. This episode was recorded on location during a peace walk through Oak Park. Please note: you may hear street noise.
Prevention and intervention efforts can only become effective if community members are a part of the process to design the strategy. In this episode of the Black Village Podcast, Michael Blair talks about his role as a Community Leadership Roundtable member and the innovative ideas that the community has had to reduce African American child deaths in Oak Park community. This episode was recorded on location at the Gathering for GLORY: Giving Love to Our Rising Youth conference, where the faith community joins service providers to learn more about prevention and intervention efforts to reduce African American child deaths in Sacramento County.
The Greater Sacramento Urban League serves as the Oak Park Community Incubator Lead for the Oak Park neighborhood. In the summer of 2017, they began to do to Oak Park Peace Walks every Friday night as a strategy to reduce third party homicides. In this episode of the Black Village Podcast, the Greater Sacramento Urban League CEO, Cassandra Jennings, discusses the importance of the peace walks and building trust in the community. This episode was recorded on location during a peace walk through Oak Park. Please note: you may hear street noise.
Neighborhood Associations often serve as a way for community members to come together, share concerns and build relationships. In this episode of the Black Village Podcast, Oak Park Neighborhood Association Vice President Tamika L’Ecluse discusses how the neighborhood association is involved in the Oak Park Peace Walks and the goal of the walks to unite the community, share compassion and reduce violence. This episode was recorded on location during a peace walk through Oak Park. Please note: you may hear street noise.
Faith leaders and community members have opportunities to come together on common causes. Nakeya Bell, the Program Leader for the Black Child Legacy Campaign in Fruitridge/Stockton and Tanya Bell, who serves as a Community Leadership Roundtable member talk about the ways that faith leaders and community members can join forces to combat child deaths in this episode of the Black Village Podcast. This episode was recorded on location at the Gathering for GLORY: Giving Love to Our Rising Youth conference, where the faith community joins service providers to learn more about prevention and intervention efforts to reduce African American child deaths in Sacramento County. This episode is co-hosted by student hosts, Elizabeth Kutek and Cierra White. Andre Thomas served as student audio technician.
Always Knocking, Inc. is an organization that builds youth up to be his own “king of the jungle,” through rehabilitation programs, crisis management and a junior gentlemen leadership program. In this episode of the Black Village Podcast, Always Knocking CEO Greg King talks about how pastors can work with service providers and how forums like the GLORY conference can help build leadership. This episode was recorded on location at the Gathering for GLORY: Giving Love to Our Rising Youth conference, where the faith community joins service providers to learn more about prevention and intervention efforts to reduce African American child deaths in Sacramento County.
The Black Child Legacy Campaign is the community-driven movement established by the Steering Committee on Reduction of African American Child Deaths, which is working to reduce deaths of African American children by 10% to 20% by 2020 in Sacramento County.THE TOP LEADING CAUSES OF DEATHIn Sacramento County, African American children die at twice the rate of any other ethnicity. The four leading causes of death are perinatal conditions, infant sleep-related deaths, child abuse and neglect and third party homicides.
Jessie Ryan serves not only as a trustee and school board member for the Sacramento City Unified School District, but is also an Oak Park resident. In this episode of the Black Village Podcast she discusses the importance of the Oak Park Peace Walks, the needs of her community and how people can come together to bring about change. This episode was recorded on location during a peace walk through Oak Park. Please note: you may hear street noise.
The Oak Park Peace Walk brings together city leaders, educators, faith leaders and community members to walk for peace through the Oak Park neighborhood. In this episode of the Black Village Podcast, City Councilmember Jay Schenirer discusses the needs of Oak Park and the strides the community is making in working together to reduce youth violence. This episode was recorded on location during a peace walk through Oak Park. Please note: you may hear street noise.
Kindra Montgomery-Block serves as the Senior Program Officer at The Center at Sierra Health Foundation and staff lead of the Black Child Legacy Campaign. This episode was recorded on location at the Gathering for GLORY: Giving Love to Our Rising Youth conference, where the faith community joins service providers to learn more about prevention and intervention efforts to reduce African American child deaths in Sacramento County. In this episode of the Black Village Podcast, Kindra discusses the Gathering for GLORY Conference and the importance of putting faith into action. This episode is co-hosted by student hosts, Elizabeth Kutek and Cierra White. Andre Thomas served as student audio technician.
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Podcast Details

Started
Jan 26th, 2018
Latest Episode
Jan 28th, 2018
Release Period
Daily
No. of Episodes
13
Avg. Episode Length
8 minutes
Explicit
No
Order
Episodic

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