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The Food Express Bus Fresno EOC is excited to present the Food Express Bus, a mobile healthy meal bus, which takes to the road to battle food insecurity amongst our community’s kids. In 2017, Fresno EOC along with volunteers, piloted a mobile meal delivery system to take USDA-funded meals to children who lacked access to healthy food. With three pop-up mobile meal stops during the summer, 4,000 meals were served. A mobile bus would streamline operations and allow us to serve more healthy…

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Glenda Ruiz began her journey with Fresno EOC at La Colonia Head Start in Parlier, where she and her daughter both attended as children. Now a Fresno EOC Low-Income Home Energy Assistance (LIHEAP) employee and college graduate, Ruiz fondly remembers Head Start as the place where she got her first taste of education. “Head Start planted the seed of education in me,” Ruiz said “From early on I wanted to learn more and do more for my education. After I went to Fresno Pacific and…

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Grandparent Meso Beta, 72, continues taking on new adventures and challenges. In 1980, Beta came to the United States from the Democratic of the Congo in hopes of finding a better life for his wife and children. His story is like many immigrants, but his hardships of providing for his family make his experience as a Foster Grandparent far more fulfilling. Beta retired in 2011 and since then has found excitement in serving his community. He assists in the classroom daily and faces every new…

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Online Survey for CEO Search

Posted on Jun 04, 2019

Fresno EOC, a social justice organization serving Fresno County, CA,seeks an entrepreneurial CEO who will continue the 50+ years of advocacy, community leadership, and program excellence. We want your input! Please take a moment and fill out this online survey.   

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School of Unlimited Learning (SOUL) students were excited to have class outside of Fresno and participate in the 2019 Law Day in Yosemite. The event provided a class of Street Law students with an opportunity to learn from legal professionals, understand current hot topics related to their rights to privacy and explore Yosemite in their off-time. “My favorite thing about the trip was learning, but outside of the classroom. You are in a new learning environment which allows you to engage…

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Fresno EOC, a social justice organization serving Fresno County, CA,seeks an entrepreneurial CEO who will continue the 50+ years of advocacy, community leadership, and program excellence. Click on the date to view the event on Facebook.  Region Date Time Location Northwest City 5/22 5:30 PM Fig Garden Library3071 W Bullard Ave, Fresno Southwest City 5/23 5:30 PM West Fresno Resource Center1802 E California…

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Natalie Hernandez knew she wanted to be in the medical field, but didn’t want to be a nurse. She has a history with Phlebotomists in her life, most of them were at Valley Children’s Hospital where she received treatment for her rheumatoid arthritis. The hospital staff as well as Fresno EOC Employment and Training allowed Hernandez to make a career in Phlebotomy possible. When she was 16 years old her rheumatoid arthritis worsened, forcing her to make biweekly visits to the hospital…

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Michael Cortez graduated from the Valley Apprenticeship Connections (VAC) program in July 2017 and ever since then his life changed for the better. In the apprenticeship program, he learned on the job skills and gained the confidence to succeed in the field of construction. What Cortez calls a history of bad decision making, resulted in prison then to parole and looking for a jump start into a career. “I knew a job at Walmart wouldn’t cut it so I went to a meeting at the parole…

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