California's COVID-19 dream has devolved into a nightmare.
Now what?
City appoints Dr. Nicole Clavo as the head of its Office of Violence Prevention. The City of Sacramento has appointed Dr. Nicole Clavo as the manager of its Office of Violence Prevention, effective Aug. 24. Clavo will serve as the City’s lead on gang prevention and intervention and will coordinate a comprehensive effort to address youth and gang violence with the City’s community partners. Read more
LA Activists Drill Down on Who Deserves Reparations for Slavery and Why. Two bills calling for the study of reparations owed to African Americans are making their way through both the California legislature and the U.S. House of Representatives. As state and federal lawmakers grapple with whether or not the State of California -- and the United States as a whole -- should take a closer look at what it owes the descendants of enslaved Africans in the United States, a group of Black California activists are getting ahead of the conversation.     Read more
The First Black-Owned Stock Exchange Just Launched This Week -- The Dream Exchange
Investing in stocks and bonds has always been one of the core principles of wealth building within the finance industry. For one former lawyer, it was imperative to give people within the Black community the opportunity to invest and create that generational wealth so he created the first majority Black and minority-owned stock exchange in the country.

Calling all Elk Grove residents: SOL Project, Saving Our Legacy, African-Americans for Smoke-free Safe Places, is asking YOU to join us in a united front on tobacco control policies.

SOL is reaching out to people who live or work in Elk Grove to get their opinion on flavored smoking products here and on smoking definitions here.
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Tele-Town Hall with California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara and the California Legislative Black Caucus
Webinar Discussion: Structural Barriers: Declaring Racism A Public Health Crisis
Submit EWOC 2020 Nominees
EVERYBODY PITCH IN! California Black Chamber of Commerce is building a small business grant fund. Click here to donate $5 to support African American business owners

Calling All Californians: #ShopSafeShopLocal Join us as we create a movement to support ALL of California’s small businesses – which define our neighborhoods and create economic vitality in California.   Read more
#StayHomeSaveLives California
– and while you’re at it, spread the word encouraging others to take the 2020 Census online by visiting my2020census.gov. Questions? Go online or call 844-330-2020 for answers. #CountBlackCA #CaliforniaForAll #2020Census #ICount #MyBlackCounts
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SUMMER 2020 Issue of THE HUB Magazine is now available online and will be distributed/mailed after July 22nd.

CLICK HERE to browse thru our 12th annual Black Men in Leadership special edition issue of THE HUB Magazine Summer 2020.