A Signature Program of the Sacramento Chapter of The Links, Inc.
New Two-Year Program Opportunity for High Achieving Young Men and Women
Black Achievers Creating Change (BACC) is a new program presented by the Sacramento Chapter of the Links, Inc. BACC welcomes both young men and women who exemplify academic achievement, leadership potential and a willingness to empower others through volunteer service. The two-year comprehensive workshop series includes college preparation workshops, mentoring activities, civic and community service projects and volunteer activities. The BACC program aims to:
- Connect students to a network of like-minded, goal-focused peers who can offer support to finish high school, enroll in and graduate from college
- Support students in preparing themselves for a successful college experience through a series of workshops led by African American role models
- Provide students with hands on experience with civic engagement and community service that reinforces the values and commitment to service that are a cornerstone of the Links organization
- Expose African American students to role models who serve as a source of professional and personal guidance necessary to prepare to successfully navigate college and career
- Celebrate the achievements of high achieving African American high school students and showcase their success to the local African American and broader community
Who is eligible to participate?
African American students and students of African descent
Current junior or senior attending high school in the Sacramento Region
3.0 GPA or above, on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent based on your school scale
When does the group BACC group meet?
BACC will hold monthly workshops which will take place September 2019-May 2020
Is there a cost to participate in the BACC program?
No, it is FREE to apply and participate Are scholarships available? Students may be eligible for college scholarships after successfully completing the requirements of the program