Growing Up Black in America

  • February 12, 2015
  • 11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
  • St John's Lutheran Church, 17th and L Streets, Sacramento CA


  • A Buffet luncheon will be served by Plates Café and Catering as we here Ginger Rutland speak about "Growing Up Black in America". Plates works with homeless women with children by training them for careers in food service and the hospitality industries.

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Ginger Rutland, local Sacramento resident and staff of the Editorial Board of the Sacramento Bee has agreed to speak to our organization during Black History month on Growing Up Black In America.  Ginger is a 2nd generation author, following in her mothers footsteps in writing about being black in America.  Her mother, Eva Rutland wrote the book: A Memoir:  When we were Colored, A mother Story,  will be available for purchase at this event.  Ginger is a dynamic speaker and we are honored to have her available to speak to our organization.

Reservations for this event will be required. You are encouraged to bring a guest to this meeting.  There will be a buffet lunch served by PLATES Café and Catering, a non-profit organization helping homeless women to learn skills in the hospitality industries.

The total cost for this event will be $14.   Reservations must be in by February 9th, at 7 pm.  Chair for this event is Karen Smith- (916) 933-4321- or email:  You are encouraged to make your reservation on line for yourself and any guest you may bring. 

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