Sacramento Area Black Owned Food Vendors

Looking for a great Black owned food vendor to support for your Black History Celebration? May we suggest these fine vendors….* VENDOR LOCATION PHONE Abyssinia Ethiopian Restaurant 1346 Fulton Ave 916-481-1580 Bawk Fried Chicken 1409 R St., Suite 102 916 376-7531 Beana’s Cafe 2251 Florin Rd Cafe Connection 1007 L St Chulla’s Cafe 4845 Watt Ave., Suite A, North Highlands… Read more →

Safe Space Discussion Resources

Thank you to everyone that participated in our 2020 Safe Space Discussions this month.While we realize that all of the hurt and trauma caused by centuries of racial injustice cannot be healed by just 90 minutes of talking, we hope that these safe space discussions at the very least provided some comfort in knowing that you are not alone.  AAELC is here… Read more →


City Council Recommendations Update on City’s plan to achieve inclusion and diversity in the City’s workforce Pass a motion directing staff to provide an annual report regarding diversity and equity initiatives implemented and providing updated information regarding the city’s workforce composition. Resolution supporting efforts to help close the gender wage gap. Require Diversity and Equity Manager and Independent Budget Analyst… Read more →

AAELC returned memo communicating minor concerns/edits

Based on the revised announcement  for the Diversity and Equity Manager,the committee  believes that the EEOC should be placed in the newly created division with the Diversity and Equity Manager’s Office.  This will reduce any potential conflicts of interest between the Diversity and Equity Manager, EEOC, and Labor Relations. Per the committee’s discussion it is suggested that the position “shall”… Read more →

AAELC group returned memo and draft communicating suggested edits to recruitment flyer to the City Manager and Human Resources Director

Graphics that reflect diversity/inclusiveness A preamble stating City’s commitment to diversity – “A BOLD AND PROGRESSIVE LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITY” A national search, a newly created division in the City that will focus on the City’s deliberation in stepping toward advancing racial and social equity in Sacramento. Ethnicity in our community Ethnicity within the City’s workforce Duties and specific responsibilities of the… Read more →

H.R. Director releases draft recruitment flyer for Diversity and Equity Manager position for distribution to interested groups for feedback

AAELC strongly expresses the importance of making a great hire for our new Diversity and Equity Manager position and requested participation in helping to develop a Diversity and Equity Manager  position announcement that would  attract the well-qualified  applicants. Hiring the right person will be crucial in efforts to develop an overall framework for diversity and inclusion within each of our… Read more →