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When Angela Her heard about Fresno EOC Free Medi-Cal Dental Youth Services her family didn’t have a dental care provider and she wasn’t sure how her family would qualify for services. Now Her’s son is learning the importance of dental hygiene while making regular visits to the dentist. “My son brushes his teeth and we floss together,” said Her. “My son let’s me brush the back teeth for him. I tell him I have to help because the sugar bug is back there…

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photo: Martha Zarate, Fresno EOC Rural Tobacco Education Program coordinator, talking to media via video chat about the new ban. On May 20, 2019, the City of Firebaugh became the first city in the San Joaquin Valley to pass a law that bans smoking and vaping tobacco and cannabis in multi-unit housing (MUH) complexes. This new law affects all multi-family buildings with two or more attached units including duplexes, apartments, condominiums, senior and assisted living and long-term…

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This year the College of Social Sciences and Kappa Sigma partnered to raise over 800 socks during their Socks for a COSS donation drive to benefit Fresno EOC Sanctuary Youth Shelter. Students started the sock drive last year after approaching Sanctuary Youth Shelter with an idea for a service project. Staff mentioned socks as an item the shelter needs all year; with jackets and blankets being the focus of many donation drives, socks are often forgotten as a small item that can help keep someone…

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Fresno EOC Announces New CEO

Posted on Jan 03, 2020

The Board of Commissioners of Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission (Fresno EOC) announced today that it has named Emilia Reyes as the organization’s Chief Executive Officer, effective January 20. Reyes comes to Fresno EOC from First 5 Fresno County where she served as Executive Director. Fresno EOC Board Chair Linda Hayes said, “I am delighted to welcome Emilia Reyes as our new CEO. She is a proven leader, has a heart for those less fortunate, and strong connection to our…

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Marina Tristan is a Fresno EOC Early Head Start parent and has been with the program for three years. Recently a car accident left her car totaled and she had no transportation for her or her four kids. Early Head Start staff saw this single mother struggling to keep a job without a reliable car, while doing her best to take care of her family. After an Early Head Start staff member nominated the mother’s story for a car through the Wheels of Hope program, she was shocked to find out her…

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Governor Gavin Newsom recently signed 25 bills aimed at setting a path to reform California’s criminal justice system. The bills signed by the Governor will provide more opportunities for parolees throughout California to reenter their community after they are finished serving their sentences. LCC offers positive pathways to career and educational achievement for young adults, including those with a criminal background. Earlier this year Fresno EOC Local Conservation Corps (LCC) took a…

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The census only happens every 10 years and we need your help to get everyone counted in 2020. The data collected from the U.S. Census Bureau help determine how more than $675 billion in federal funds are distributed, number of congressional seats, and redistricting of all levels of government. These numbers can potentially affect federal funding for LIHEAP, Head Start, Medicaid, WIC, SNAP and other vital programs. This is why Fresno EOC and local organizations are engaged in 2020 Census…

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