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Sacramento community joins up to collect donations to help with the fight for change

The Sacramento LGBT Community Center and the Gender Health Center stationed themselves in the Center’s parking lot on 20th and J Street in downtown Sacramento to provide medical supplies for protesters, on June 2, 2020. Volunteers assembled care kits that contained medical supplies, snacks, and water to be distributed for the demonstrators while they marched against police brutality. (Photo by Emily Mello)

Heather Amberson, Staff Writer

June 16, 2020

On a hot afternoon in early June, in a parking lot near the Sacramento LGBT Community Center in downtown Sacramento, individuals set up a donation tent, with two tables underneath it, each one stocked with multiple cases of water, boxes of snacks and medical supplies. People gathered around the tent...

Settlement reached in lawsuit on behalf of 84 arrested during Stephon Clark Demonstration

Black Lives Matter Sacramento demonstrators hold their fists in the air as they march down Meadowview Road during the one year anniversary of Stephon Clark’s death in South Sacramento, Calif. on March 18, 2019. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Jennah Booth, Special to the Current

April 16, 2020

Sacramento officials reached a settlement in a class action lawsuit on behalf of 84 people who were arrested during a demonstration in East Sacramento on March 4, 2019, according to the Sacramento Bee.  The tentative $624,000 settlement came a year after the Sacramento Police Department arrested 84 p...

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