Programs

Community Center

The Mack Road Valley Hi Community Center (Center) is the hub of all ReIMAGINE Mack Road Foundation programs. Programs and operation of the Center is made possible by grant funding and in-kind support through Kaiser Permanente, the City of Sacramento, City of Sacramento Youth Development- Measure U, County of Sacramento, Sierra Health Foundation- The CENTER, and ReIMAGINE’ s parent organization, the Mack Road Partnership.

Mack Road Valley Hi Community Center | 7833 Center Parkway Sacramento, CA 95823 | (916) 476-5522

OPEN: Mondays - Fridays 11am-8:30pm | Saturdays 11am-4pm

Program Description

Homework Assistance Lab

Program Description

Homework Assistance Lab provides FREE tutoring on all subjects, with an emphasis on math and reading comprehension every day at the community center. Access to computers and printers is also available for academic research and project.

Hip Hop Bike Shop

Program Description

Children and adults who perform four hours of community service qualify to receive a salvaged bike through our Earn-A-Bike Program. By participating in this program, our local youth learn valuable bicycle repair skills as well as bicycle safety protocols. The Bike Shop also repairs bikes for community members, free-of-service.

Little Art Start

Program Description

This program is designed to help children develop helpful skills, such as creative thinking, problem-solving, and persistence. It is facilitated by volunteer students earning their degree in Early Childhood Development.

Spell Bound

Program Description

An interactive activity to make learning to spell and read fun. This activity is facilitated by volunteer students earning their degree in Early Childhood Development.

#Big Kid Now

Program Description

A fun way to encourage good manners and healthy hygiene habits. Volunteer students earning their degree in Early Childhood Development, will be facilitating.

SHOP

Program Description

This workshop is facilitated by our community partners, Health Education Council (HEC), and engages youth (15-18) on Safety, Health, Opportunities, and Practice. This activity also includes a Healthy Food Demo with the youth and staff.

Food Distribution

Program Description

Every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month, in partnership with Health Education Council, and in coordination with Sacramento Food Bank, we host a Drive-thru food distribution providing boxes of food and fresh produce to 200 community members.

Play it Out Loud

Program Description

Staff and volunteers will do improvisational skits with the youth. Encouraging growth in creativity, mental flexibility, thinking, listening, and communication skills.

Thorn & Rose

Program Description

Staff lead a discussion with youth to talk about something negative, and something positive, they experienced during the week, and how we can make the next week better.

J’s Barber Shop

Program Description

Jeremiah will be teaching youth how to cut, design, and trim hair.

Creative Writing

Program Description

Jacob takes the lead in this class and introduces a variety of writing techniques in a fun engaging environment.

Intro to Guitar and Piano

Program Description

Taught by Jerry and Jacob, these classes will teach youth the basics of the instrument, and how to read music.

Intro to Sewing

Program Description

Volunteers from LDS, Sam, and Ellie will be showing the youth the basics of sewing.

Summer Feed Program

Program Description

Through a partnership with the Elk Grove Unified School System, our site is able to function as a summer lunch program. Children up to the age of 18 may attend and receive a nutritious meal, Monday through Friday during the summer. Typically, this program serves almost 1,400 children each summer.

Y.E.S Workshop

Program Description

Facilitated by Pro Youth and Families, the Youth Engagement Squad Workshop teaches youth how to find and contact resources for themselves, friends, and their families.

Teen Talk

Program Description

A youth-led discussion on current happenings and topics. Serves as a safe place to talk about anything they may be dealing with.

Reading & Art Time

Program Description

Geared toward younger youth between the ages of 5-10, youth will be taught to read to maintain their reading skills while having fun doing it and will participate in story time listening to others read for them.  Youth will also learn the basic techniques of art.

Book Club

Program Description

Geared toward teens to engage in book reading with the purpose of using books that coincide with their issues and discussing academic as well as personal themes and analysis.

Dance Team

Program Description

Instructor Brandon, teaches our youth new routines every month, from a variety of genres. We encourage our co-ed youth to develop their social-emotional skills through dance and artistic expression.

STEM & Homework Help

Program Description

Volunteers from the Rose Family Empowerment Center will be facilitating a new activity every week to help build science, technology, and engineering skills, and also be providing youth with homework help throughout the week.

Youth Council:

Program Description

This is a peer-led group, that discusses what activities, healthy meals, and events they would like to do the following week, encouraging leadership skills.

Fellowship Group

Program Description

Facilitated by Advance Peace, this activity is designed to mentor at-risk youth and helps them to walk a positive path.

Believe U Can Succeed

Program Description

This interactive group is designed to shows youth how positive and negative thoughts can impact outcomes in their everyday life.

Monday Motivation

Program Description

Is a meditation activity for all ages, encouraging healthy habits. It will teach a positive way to reboot, refresh, and restart during times of stress, and a good way to start the week.

Kids in the Kitchen

Program Description

With a new theme every week, it gives the youth a chance to taste and learn about different ethnic and cultural meals; while supporting ongoing life skills-building activities; youth work with program staff and community partner organizations, to learn how to prepare healthier meals, participate in a family style-meal time and assist in clean-up.

Basketball Rec

Program Description

Led by staff, the youth get active on the courts, with some basketball activities

Earn-A-You-Learn Workshops & Training

Program Description

ReIMAGINE Mack Road Foundation offers a variety of Earn-As-You-Learn pre-employment and skills-based learning/training activities throughout the years, but mainly during the summer months.