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ASHÉ Center

The mission of the ASHÉ Center (pronounced “ah-SHAY”) is to enhance the educational experience for students of African descent at Sacramento City College.

The ASHÉ Center’s efforts focus on promoting cultural, social, physical and mental development for students of African descent, resulting in the enrichment of the entire community.

We also assist in ensuring successful transfer and/or completion of degree programs.

Support Services We Offer

  • peer mentorship
  • counseling and advising
  • study space
  • safe space
  • community space

About Our Name

ASHÉ is an acronym that stands for African American Student Healing and Empowerment. ASHÉ also is a Yoruba word meaning power, command, and authority; it is the ability to make whatever one says happen and is often summarized as “it definitely shall be so." 

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Contact

Email:  HaydenL@scc.losrios.edu
Phone: (916) 558-2670

Hours

In-Person

Monday to Thursday:
8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Online

Monday to Friday:
8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Location

Student Center SC-104
3835 Freeport Boulevard
Sacramento, CA 95822