Sacramento City Unified School District, CA


About Sacramento City Unified School District

The mission of Sacramento City Unified School District (SCUSD) is to “graduate students who are globally competitive, life-long learners, prepared to succeed in a career and higher education institution of their choice to secure gainful employment and contribute to society.” Toward that efort, SCUSD focuses on proven strategies to impact access to high quality instruction and supports to ensure college and career readiness. The district’s core values, as identified in the SCUSD 2016-2021 Strategic Plan, include the following: Equity, Achievement, Integrity, and Accountability. 

BMA Health and Healing Strategies Focus:

Sacramento City Unified School District (SCUSD)’s Youth Development Support Services department employs a social justice youth development framework toward empowering young men and women to be scholars of advocacy for self, culture and community. Services aligned with BMA Health and Healing Strategies include:

  • Integrating CARES Mentoring Circles into the Men’s Leadership Academy Programs at Sam Brannan Middle School and Will C. Wood Middle School
  • Offering Transformational Leadership and Health and Wellness workshops and training opportunities to district staff, community partners, and service providers
  • Implementing Flourish Agenda's Health and Healing workshop series (Radical Healing) with SCUSD school personnel
  • Providing access and coordination for Strategic Destiny workshops (Triumph Over Trauma) with SCUSD staff, parents/families, and community
  • Implementing a series of health and wellness challenges with district staff including fitness competitions, creation of healthy work environments, and offering healing-centered retreats

For more information on SCUSD’s Youth Development Support Services, visit: www.youthdevelopmentscusd.org.