After School With SAL-This program is held at the Boys and Girls Club (5212 Lemon Hill, Sacramento) every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon. The program offer members the opportunity to hang out and interact with SAL deputies after school at the club. SAL Deputies spend the afternoon either helping the students with their homework, playing games or simply just hanging out!
Cooking with SAL-Offers kids at the Boys and Girls Club (5212 Lemon Hill, Sacramento) the opportunity to learn how to cook various types of food with guidance from SAL deputies.
Girls Circle-Girls Circle is currently held at different middle schools across the county. SAL currently has Girl Circle's at Albert Einstein Middle School, T.R. Smedberg Middle School, and Ed Harris Middle School for this school year. This program gives young girls a safe and positive environment they can share thoughts and feelings as well as participate in various team building activities. Female Deputies are on hand to provide mentorship and guidance.
Intervention- Intervention is designed for students who are struggling in school and at home. Students in this program are offered guidance and mentorship from SAL deputies.
Lunch with SAL/ YSU- Lunchtime with YSU is held every Wednesday at various schools around the county. This program gives students an opportunity to interact with Deputy Sheriffs on a positive level. Deputies engage, play games, and just hang out with kids during their lunch period.
Operation Helping Hand-The Objective of Operation Helping Hand is to provide the Sacramento Sheriff's North Station and Central Station with containers filled with unused toys, clothing, school supplies etc. for deputies to place in their patrol vehicles to give to families and kids in need of an extra hand.
Youth Leadership Academy-Throughout the course of the school year, the Sheriff's Youth Leadership Academy (SYLA) is offered at several middle schools across the county. This year, SAL offers the academy at James Rutter Middle School and Ed Harris Middle School.This program guides students to make positive decisions and help them to flourish into the leaders of tomorrow. A number of topics about law enforcement are covered through the course of the year.
Florin Law Academy- SAL sponsors and partners with Florin High School's Law and the World (LAW) Academy. The mission of the program is to increase diversity in the legal profession by connecting students with the skills and opportunities to be competitive in the job market while acting as advocates for their communities.
Young Marines- SAL Deputies work with the kids in the Young Marine program to develop good character through mentorship, community service, and team building. For more info, please contact Deputy Johnson.
Conflict Management Program- SAL has partnered with the Oak Hill Green Beret Program to offer youth conflict management classes for their student conflict managers. The Green Beret program is designed for teacher selected students to take the role of a peer mediator, for the purpose of helping to solve conflict management problems among their peers.
After School Breakdancing with SAL-SAL partners with Valley High School's breakdancing club (Universal B-Boys and B-Girls Organization) to allow for students to have a place to practice and learn the art of breakdancing and it's culture during after school hours. SAL Deputies are present to guide students through their movement and also to be a positive role model.
Sportman's Project- The Sheriff's Sportman's Project is a program designed to get Sacramento youths out and participating in outdoor activities. Activities include, but not limited to, trap shooting, fishing, hiking, and camping. The Sportman's Project has also continued to mentor the youths associated with the program by meeting with parents, students, and their school administrations to continue to assist the kids in improving all aspects of their lives.
SAL Robotics/Engineering- SAL partners with the START DREAM BIG Organization to provide robotics/engineering classes to youth in the community who would otherwise be unable to afford the level of training offered in the classes. Classes take place at various locations every Wednesday from 6:45PM-8PM.
SAL Flag Football- Sal Youth Services Deputies partners with the Table Community Foundation to help support the NFL flag football season. Beacuse the 2018 season was in need of sponsors and volunteers, SAL sponsored a team with Deputies Walton and Cotton as coaches for the 2018 SAL Chargers. Games are every Saturday from 11AM-1PM. Be on the look out for the Championship game which will be held on June 16, 2018 at Natomas High School!
Futsal with SAL-SAL has partnered with Foothill Middle School to run an indoor soccer program, called futsal, inside the school's gymnasium. The event is an ongoing activity hosted on Tuesdays during the lunchtime periods. In addition, SAL deputies run "Futsal Friday" events in the gymnasium after school.
SAL Razorbacks Basketball- The SAL Razorbacks Youth Basketball Program offers the opportunity play on an AAU/Competitive basketball team. Practices are held twice a week and tournaments on various weekends.
Council for Young Men-SAL deputies conduct a Council for Young Men program at Bowling Green Elementary and the Boys and Girls Club in South Sacramento each week. The Council for Young Men is a nationally recognized mentoring/intervention program geared towards at-risk youth, reinforcing the purpose of making good choices. The class also helps deputies make and foster mentoring relationships. School administration identified several students to participate in the program that could benefit from structure and a positive forum to address anger and behavioral issues.
MENTOR DAY w/ the RIVERCATS- SAL has partnered with the Sacramento Rivercats for an annual youth mentor day. Every year, 30 kids and 30 Deputies will spend an afternoon at a Sacramento RiverCats game. One Deputy will be partnered with a kid giving them a chance to get to know each other while enjoying a baseball game!
SAC CITY Day at SSO's Academy- Once a year, SAL hosts the Sacramento City College Panthers football team at the Sheriff's Academy by offering an alternative way of bridging the gap between law enforcement and the community. The event showcases the physical requirements law enforcement recruits must complete prior to graduating the academy and how law enforcement can relate to sports. In addition, multiple guest speakers from within the Sheriff's Office spoke to the team about the importance of leadership, teamwork and ethics.
Tobacco Abatement-In partnership with the Department of Justice, SAL partners with organizations throughout the county to combat tobacco use amongst the youth through education and enforcement.
** Contact team members of SAL for further information about the programs! **