Thursday, March 29, 2018

California State Archives Behind-the-Scenes Tours

Date: February-March 2018

Time: 10 A.M. - last approximately one hour.

Come early and enjoy our photograph exhibit, California Memoirs, featuring the William M. McCarthy Photograph Collection.

The exhibit is located in our 4th Floor Gallery and is open 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Contact: For more information, email the Archives Tour Coordinator or phone (916) 653-7715 or visit the State Archives website: here.

State Archives staff will provide a FREE guided tour of our collections documenting California’s rich history and state government. The State Archives' collections of historic records include more than 100 million documents, 20,000 maps and architectural drawings, 250,000 photographs and thousands of video and audio recordings. Each guided tour provides a close encounter with the Archives’ one-of-a-kind historical documents and behind-the-scenes views of the preservation and imaging labs.

**The tour usually requires going down one flight of stairs. If you require assistance, please let us know ahead of time so we can ensure your experience is a positive one.**

Saturday, March 24, 2018

Free Tax Preparation Workshops

*for eligible families*

January 27, 2018 - March 24, 2018


VITA tax preparation assemblymember kevin mccarty super saturday

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Free Screening of Oscar Nominated Film MARSHALL

Join the California Legislative Black Caucus for a free screening of the movie Marshall. There will be a panel discussion with California Black Judges on the challenges African Americans face in the Judicial system.


Who: California Legislative Black Caucus and AARP

What: Panel Discussion on the Judicial System and the African American Community

          Free Screening of Marshall

Where: Crest Theatre, 1013 K St. Sacramento, CA 95814

When: Wed. Feb. 28, 2018

        Doors Open: 5:00 pm

        Panel: 5:30pm - 6:15pm

        Feature Presentation: 6:30pm

Cost: Free. Each guest will receive complimentary small popcorn and beverage. Space is limited.


Synopsis: About a young Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, as he battles through one of his career-defining cases. Young Thurgood Marshall faces one of his greatest challenges while working as a lawyer for the NAACP. Marshall travels to conservative Connecticut when wealthy socialite Eleanor Strubing accuses black chauffeur Joseph Spell of sexual assault and attempted murder. He soon teams up with Sam Friedman, a local Jewish lawyer who's never handled a criminal case. Together, the two men build a defense while contending with racist and anti-Semitic views from those who deem Spell to be guilty.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

The State of Black California - 10 Years Later

An Informational Hearing hosted by the California Legislative Black Caucus

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

8:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

California State Capitol, Hearing Room 4202

Join the California Legislative Black Caucus as we explore the progress of African Americans in California in our Informational Hearing entitled State of Black California: 10 Years Later. We will explore the topics of Healthcare, Education, Civic Engagement, and Economics with Legislators, scholars, and advocates.


Saturday, February 24, 2018

7th Annual Poor People's Campaign

Hosted by MLK's PPC Sacramento

Saturday, February 24, 2018

12:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Oak Park Community Center: 3425 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd