GSUL offers partners the opportunity to invest in our work by sponsoring one or more of our signature events. Signature event sponsorships are a great way to support a cause you care about and connect with our target audience.
By sponsoring a signature event, you can gain exposure to many potential customers or clients, and you can also build relationships with other businesses and organizations in our community.
If you’re looking for a way to make a difference for individuals and families in Sacramento, please consider sponsoring one or multiple GSUL signature events in 2023-24.
DIVERSITY JOB & CAREER FAIR
October 9, 2023
The Diversity Job & Career Fair provides job seekers the opportunity to meet with employers from across the region looking to fill open positions with qualified candidates representing the diversity of Sacramento.
eVENING OF EMPOWERMENT AWARDS GALA
October 13, 2023
The Evening of Empowerment Awards Gala is GSUL’s largest annual fundraising event. This black-tie event brings together over 500 movers and shakers from across the Greater Sacramento region for a fun evening of inspiration, entertainment and a celebration of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
February 1, 2024
Empower365 is an annual networking event, cocktail reception, and forum for GSUL to report on the State of Black Sacramento, GSUL’s goals, community impact, and accomplishments for the current program year, as well as preview priorities and new initiatives for the next fiscal year.
YOUTH SUMMER JOB FAIR & OPEN HOUSE
May 2, 2024
The Youth Job Fair and Open House is an opportunity for youth ages 16 – 30 to find employment opportunities, summer jobs and to learn about and enroll in GSUL workforce development programs and career services. On the spot interviews and hiring is a highlight of this event.
HARVEY MILK HOPE AWARDS
May 22, 2024
This annual event honors the memory of civil rights icon and LGBTQ activist Harvey Milk on his birthday and explores the intersectionality of youth, queerness, and being Black or a person of color. The Hope Awards are also presented to recognize and celebrate LGBTQ youth of color, as well as individuals and/or organizations making a difference in this vulnerable community.
June 15, 2024
Celebrate Juneteenth with our annual 2.5K run/walk. The 2.5K distance is symbolic of the two and a half years it took for enslaved people in Texas to learn of their freedom following the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation. This fun event is a great way to socialize, get some exercise, enjoy the outdoors, and learn about the history of Juneteenth.