The Sheriffs Community Impact Program (SCIP) of Sacramento County felt great honor to be visited by an eight-member delegation from Brazil, hosted by the Northern California World Trade Center. The United States Department of State invited this delegation on a 3-week program to examine ‘volunteerism, the development of youth leadership skills and the role of youth in community-building activities’ in the United States. The Northern California World Trade Center wished to connect the delegation from Brazil with SCIP to learn how the Sheriff’s Community Impact Program plays a key role in our Sheriff’s plan to reduce juvenile delinquency in Sacramento County ~ particularly the sports programs for at-risk-youth. Brazil is interested in youth engagement through arts and sports as well as youth engagement through art and sports and disadvantaged youth programs.
Sacramento Sheriff’s Deputy Michael Saigeon, Founder/Director of the non-profit SCIP, sat with th