Comstock's magazine 0618 - June 2018 - Page 22

n RSVP THE GREATER SACRAMENTO URBAN LEAGUE UNITY BALL The Greater Sacramento Urban League held the Unity Ball on April 26 at the Hyatt Regency in Sacramento. The annual Unity Ball brings together community leaders to celebrate the Urban League’s accomplishments while raising funds to support programs that help underserved youth and adults achieve economic self-reliance. The Greater Sacramento Urban league is celebrating its 50th anniversary. Photography: Tia Gemmell 1 Cassandra Jennings, president/CEO, The Greater Sacramento Urban League; and Gary May, chancellor, UC Davis. 2 Chris Flores, special assistant to the general manager, Sacramento Regional Transit District; Brian King, chancellor, Los Rios Community College District; and Henry Li, CEO/general manager, Sacramento Regional Transit District. 3 Clayton Blakley, vice president of business development, Comstock’s; and Robert S. Nelsen, president, Sacramento State. 4 Amanda Blackwood, CEO, Sacramento Metro Chamber; and Rhonda Staley-Brooks, executive director, Nehemiah Community Foundation. 5 Members of the Greater Sacramento Urban League Young Professionals: Christine Shelby, CEO, Shelby Social Media Solutions; Laura Murrell, communications and marketing manager, Community College League of California and president of Greater Sacramento Urban League Young Professionals; Dr. Sharla Berry, assistant professor, University of the Pacific; Tiffani Jones, market coordinator, California North/Nevada North Aflac. 22 | June 2018