“Diversity makes our business better. It helps people feel valued, and it helps us understand and reach the wide array of customers we serve. We focus on diversity and inclusion because it’s the right thing to do. It’s core to who we are, and it allows us to achieve our full potential as an organization.”
— Andy Cecere, U.S. Bancorp Chairman, President and CEO
On this year’s Juneteenth, we not only recognize this momentous day in history — we also reaffirm our commitment to accelerating efforts to bring about a more diverse and inclusive workplace and society. At Wells Fargo we are proud to share in the significance of this day and find it’s a timely opportunity for us all to reflect not only on this important day in U.S history, but helping to develop meaningful contributions to change that is needed.
The Sacramento Association of REALTORS® strongly condemns the criminal activity witnessed in the homicidal killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, MN. We reject racism and the actions of anyone that disrespects or devalues the life of another because they are Black or a member of any minority group. This must end. Racism is not welcome in our home.
It is our responsibility to speak out to right these wrongs. Gandhi noted that silence becomes cowardice when the occassion demands speaking out. Let us not be cowards. Let us resolve to address these issues in a comprehensive way.
— Judy Covington, 2020 President
To ensure all Californians have access to high-quality health care at an affordable price. When you choose Blue Shield of California, you choose an organization made up of caring team members who work hard to ensure quality health coverage, provider networks and a wide range of proven programs, tools, and services to help members get the most value from their coverage.
— Stacey Anderson, Community Outreach
To create and finance progressive housing solutions so more Californians have a place to call home.
For more than 40 years, the California Housing Finance Agency (CalHFA) has supported the needs of renters and homebuyers by providing financing and programs so more low to moderate income Californians have a place to call home. Established in 1975, CalHFA was chartered as the state's affordable housing lender.
Together with drivers and riders, Lyft is making a positive impact on cities and communities. We are available in all 50 US states, with statewide coverage in over 40 states. Since our very beginnings, Lyft has worked closely with and on behalf of our diverse riders and drivers, who count on us for reliable transportation and flexible, independent earning opportunities. Through LyftUp partnerships with nonprofits and advocacy organizations, we're building communities for the better.
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center is committed to promoting the cause of equity and justice in our communities. The Center has a top mission of advancing the success of students of African American heritage and strives to provide support that instills lifelong change through educational and personal empowerment that alters the course of the Black Community, creating the conditions for ongoing vibrancy and vitality. Today, we come together to celebrate all that makes Juneteenth a special day in the nation. It is a time to reflect on our commitment to equity and to celebrate the rich diversity of our communities. Juneteenth this year also occurs at a time when we must continue the fight for equality and justice and to take up our mantle of liberation to ensure the success of future generations to come.
The MLK Center is dedicated to this ongoing advancement of the Black Community and remains steadfast in its approach to uplift and uphold the values and ideals that our ancestors fought vehemently for to create a better world for all of us. In a spirit of unity, we honor Juneteenth as a major marker in the cause for ongoing progress for a people who are strong and mighty in the land and who are still fighting today with a determined stance to achieve equity in the Black Community.
The Sacrament Chapter of the Black American Political Association of California, BAPAC SAC, works to ensure the economic, social, and political force of the Black community in Sacramento County remains relevant.
We are your organizations, churches, friends and neighbors asking you to make black count Sacramento for the 2020 Census. Through partnerships and continuous outreach to the geographically Hard to Count Areas the African American Complete Count Committee is committed to reaching our communities who are directly impacted by federal funding which can improve resources in underserved neighborhoods.
The African American Census Subcommittee needs you to be counted on April 1, 2020.