Guns: A line between protection and violence

Sacramento Voices correspondents sat down to contemplate the question of gun violence in our communities, an issue that has become a major focus for President Obama. Correspondents were asked whether they had been personally touched by gun violence, and how that may have shaped their perceptions. They were asked about the impact of guns in […]

Learning to stay strong together

“Are you my brother’s keeper?” “I am my brother’s keeper!” More than 300 young people from our community chanted those words in response to  Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson earlier this year at an event called My Brother’s Keeper Convening. “What does it mean to be your brother’s keeper?” you may ask. My Brother’s Keeper is […]

Sac groups protest Obama-Peña Nieto talks

Several local organizations, including Sacramento Labor Council for Latin American Advancement AFL-CIO, Union Civica Primero de Mayo, Orgaizacion de Trabajadores Agricolas de California “Project VOZ” and Frente de Mexicanos en El Exterior (FME), will hold a peaceful demonstration Tuesday, Jan. 6, from 3 to 5 p.m., at the U.S. District Courthouse, 501 I Street, Sacramento. The groups will […]