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Inspired by Frederick Joseph’s campaign to have children in Harlem see Marvel’s Black Panther in theaters who may have not otherwise had an opportunity to see it, I want to join his efforts by accepting the #BlackPantherChallenge to bring the opportunity for children in Sacramento to see the film.

To quote Frederick, “All Children deserve to believe they can save the world, go on exciting adventures, or accomplish the impossible.” The film is filled with characters and images that children can look up to. Along with this, the inclusion and diversity displayed in the film is something to be celebrated and promoted. Children will see images of characters in powerful roles that are often underrepresented in film. Representation of these characters, regardless of the background of the viewer, is important as it allows children to see people who look like them (or differently than them) in unique ways. I was inspired in what was done for others, imagine what we could ignite in these children, I hope you’ll join me by donating.

Black Panther is directed by Sacramento State Alumnus Ryan Coogler. This challenge provides another way to support someone who achieved success in the Sacramento community and beyond. 

I've been getting tremendous support througout the Sacramento community and I want to send 200 kids to watch the Black Panther.

I set a goal to raise $5,500 to provide this experience for children in Sacramento, which all proceeds will go to paying for a private screening at Regal Cinemas in Natomas for them and chaperones. the film release date is Feb 16th and the screening will take place the following week of Feb 19th and 23rd

The disbursement of tickets and cost breakdown are as followed:

Regal Cinemas holds 227 seats for one theater

200 kids
27 chaperones
Move tickets : $13.65
Popcorn & drink: $10.16

I teamed up with fellow Sac St alum Ronald Richardson, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc. Omicron Eta Chapter and the Grant Jr Pacers and will donate tickets for the Jr. Midget 12-14U team


Mike Johnson Jr and Playmakers Elite

Playmakers Elite

The Mission of Playmakers Elite Sports Academy is to empower and transform the lives of young people by “Bridging the Gap” between real life expectations and what is provided through K-12 education. Our belief is that if we can create a hub that provides social, educational  and recreational programs, allowing us to minimize or eliminate excuses by removing societal barriers, and paving the way to the road of success. 

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River City Jr. Raiders

We are the West Sacramento Youth Cheer & Football Organization also known as the River City Junior Raiders.  We are a non-profit, youth tackle football and cheer program serving children, ages 4 to14, in the West Sacramento area.
The focus of the program is to promote sports participation, community pride, healthy development in youth, and prepare athletes to enter in to River City High School Athletics.​ We are proud members of the Sacramento Youth Football (SYF) Organization

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Any remaining proceeds will be donated to the support of academics, leadership, and recreational needs within their respective organization.

*All organization donations and movie/refreshment purchase receipts will be sent to campaign donors after the campaign is finished.*

I look forward to your support and empowering our youth! #SacramentoProud

Thank you,

Cyrus Mulitalo
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Alright everybody, we are on the final leg of the fundraiser and looking for a late push. We solidified a date with the theaters and the kids and I will be taking them on 2/17 @ 1pm in Natomas.

I cannot thank you all enough for your support throughout this entire campaign.

The kids will enjoy a wonderful Saturday afternoon at the movies.

Thank you all again!!
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Hello everybody!!

First let me thank everybody who has donated and supported by spreading the word of this challenge. You guys are all a blessing by being a blessing to others. Much love

With a week under our belt from starting this fundraiser, we have managed to raise nearly $1,000 for the kids! Just as important, we have raised awareness of this challenge throughout the Sacramento community and also across the nation!

Our campaign was awarded the 10th spot on the Top 10 #BlackPantherChallenge's started in the US. Our voices were heard by NFL stars Chris Baker (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), Shaq Thompson (Carolina Panthers), Mama Lynch, & Hollywood Actor Keith Powers, who all support our cause!

I am super excited about some things that are in the works that will give this cause a huge boost! So stay tuned!!

Thank you all again for your continued support and keep spreading the word

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