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Do you have a conviction for a nonviolent felony?  Is that conviction preventing you from securing a job? Does that conviction make you ineligible for housing programs or other government aid? Does that conviction make you ineligible for a school loan? You may be eligible for a misdemeanor reduction! PROP 47 CLINIC3rd Friday of each Month Fresno EOC Local Conservation CorpsNeighborhood Youth Center1805 E. California Ave. Fresno, CA 93706 Call to reserve your spot: LCC (559…

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Fresno EOC YouthBuild Charter School of California Central, an onsite high school diploma completion program that our Fresno EOC Local Conservation Corps hosts, was featured in the Fresno Bee. It applauded the charter school for keeping Fresno students from repeating criminal offenses. Shawn Riggins, director of the Fresno EOC LCC program, describes how students finally feel like they belong at YouthBuild. We are proud of all the hard work our Local Conservation Corps and YouthBuild does for…

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Photos of our corps members who completed the NorCal Laborer's Union Hazmat training Friday, September 4, 2015. The corps members received their certification cards after spending the week training with the union. 

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For the past two months, an LCC crew has performed work in the Sequoia National Park as part of a project funded through a private donation to the National Park Foundation. This project was performed under our 21st Century designation and Sue Carter, who has spear headed our Public Lands work, along with Ismael Barajas, who supervised the project, were the leads. For two months, our crew worked in the park Monday through Friday, returning to Fresno for the weekend. Yesterday, the couple who…

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Fresno EOC Local Conservation Corps is honored to take part in  Project Build  - a new partnership between KEEN Utility?  and The Wilderness Society? to support the 21CSC! Learn more about the project and the corps involved in the Press Release.

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Fresno EOC is proud to announce that Paul McLain-Lugowski, Chief Innovative Officer, was recently recognized as one of the two recipients of the Corps Network 2015 Legacy Achievement Award.  Mr. McLain-Lugowski is the Former and Founding Director of the Fresno EOC Local Conservation Corps (LCC). In 2013, Fresno EOC LCC celebrated its 20th Anniversary and over the years, has helped transform the lives of thousands of at-risk/opportunity youth in the Fresno area. These successes…

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Fresno EOC Local Conservation Corps YouthBuild Charter School of California Make-A-Difference Day – National Day of Service Lodgepole Campground Picnic Table Renovation Project October 8-11, 2014 By Montel Holmes, LCC Corpsmember/YCSC student   On October 8-11, 2014, 10 Fresno EOC Local Conservation Corps (LCC) corpsmembers and YouthBuild Charter School of California (YCSC) students and three staff members were dispatched for volunteer work to restore the Lodgepole Campground…

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To celebrate the contributions of Cesar Chavez in the Central Valley, 6 corpsmembers and staff from the Fresno EOC Local Conservation Corps/YouthBuild Charter School of California attended the Cesar Chavez Day of Service at the Cesar Chavez National Monument in Keene, California.  Our service day assignment was weeding and general beautification of the Cesar Chavez Memorial Garden.  Along with our service, we also had the opportunity to visit the museum and learn more about Cesar…

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Each year The Corps Network honors Local Conservation Corpsmembers whose accomplishments and personal stories exemplify the positive role that Corps serve for individuals and communities nationwide. This year we are proud to announce Fresno EOC's Local Conservation Corps member, Edgar Galvez, was selected to receive this prestigious national award. Edgar went from federal prison to earning his high school diploma, attending Fresno City College, and is now employed earning almost $19 per…

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