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Black Lives Matter

The cure for racism is ACTION. Fresno EOC is a Community Action Agency (CAA) and was born from the Civil Rights Movement. The Economic Opportunity Act (EOA) and the Civil Rights Act of 1964 were passed by Congress and CAAs were formed across the nation. The Economic...
Fresno EOC Street Saints with members of Four12Kids

Fresno EOC Street Saints receives large donation from youth grassroots effort

COVID-19 has affected the world in many ways. However, in the Central Valley, a group of parents and their children felt the need to give back. Together they created Four12Kids, a grassroots effort led by kids. For their first project, the group donated over $1,000 to...
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Fresno EOC & Access Plus Capital Help Support Small Businesses and Save Jobs

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a severe impact not just on health, but on the local economy as well, particularly small businesses. Many of them were worried about having to close their doors immediately as shelter in place restrictions took effect. Linda Jason of Your...
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Health and Dental offers relief for families looking for dental services

COVID-19 has made it difficult for families to seek immediate dental care; however, Free Medi-Cal Dental Youth Services (FMDYS) has made it easier for families to make dental appointments for their children. Two mothers shared how Outreach Health Educators at...

LGBTQ+ Resource Center Hosts Virtual Solidarity March

Fresno EOC LGBTQ+ Resource Center partnered with local leaders and organizations to host the Illuminate Our Pride Solidarity March on Facebook, due to a rise of COVID-19 cases throughout California. “At our agency, we have the opportunity to address the racial...
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Fresno EOC gets representation on Fresno Police Reform Commission

After the death of George Floyd sparked local advocacy, Fresno State NAACP created a list of demands for the City of Fresno Councilmembers, prompting the launch of the Fresno Police Reform Commission. Fresno EOC Street Saints Director, Brian King, and Board...
Sanctuary and Support Services Virtual Resources

Sanctuary and Support Services offer online and virtual resources for participants

Fresno EOC programs are excited to expand our online and virtual services for clients and community members. Central Valley Against Human Trafficking (CVAHT) and the LGBTQ+ Resource Center are two projects that have both moved training, workshops, and support groups...
Fresno EOC Transit Driver Pearl Reyes

Fresno EOC Transit driver enjoys helping her community through food delivery

While Early Head Start and Head Start locations remain closed due to COVID-19, a partnership with Fresno EOC Programs makes it possible for families to pick-up breakfast, lunch, and snacks five days a week. Transit Systems Driver Pearl Reyes is among one of the...
Healthy Meals for Kids Available at Locations Across Fresno County

Healthy Meals for Kids Available at Locations Across Fresno County

Families will be able to get meals for kids throughout summer (Fresno, CA) – Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission (Fresno EOC) has been providing healthy grab-and-go meals for kids during the pandemic at 5 locations in Fresno with the Food Express Bus. Nearly...
Fresno EOC Employment and Training Services provides paid Summer Internships

Fresno EOC Employment and Training Services provides paid Summer Internships

Fresno EOC Employment and Training Services continues to serve and provide paid internships to youth throughout time that Fresno County grapples with the COVID-19 global pandemic.  This summer, opportunities have expanded to offer youth internships county-wide. These...

Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission PROGRAMS ARE READY TO SERVE

Education

Housing & Shelter

Food & Nutrition

Social Enterprise

Community Involvement

Employment

Energy

Health

Financial

upcoming events

Cantua Creek Neighborhood Market

July 20, 2020 - 8:00 am
Fresno EOC Food Distribution: Cantua Creek

Orange Cove Food Distribution

July 21, 2020 - 8:00 am
Fresno EOC Food Distribution: Orange Cove

Fresno EOC LCC Food Distribution

August 1, 2020 - 8:00 am
Fresno EOC Food Distribution: LCC

Board Meeting

September 23, 2020
Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission

Board Meeting

October 28, 2020
Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission

Board Meeting

November 18, 2020
Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission

About Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission

Founded in 1965, Fresno EOC has spent over five decades investing in people, helping them become self-sufficient.

Fresno EOC is considered one of the largest Community Action Agencies in the country. We employ over 1,200 full and part-time staff members committed to transforming lives. With over 30 programs to serve the community, we bridge gaps with almost every aspect of the underserved population.

When Congress passed the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964, the goal was to obtain equality of opportunity in education, employment, health and living conditions for every American in our country. To realize this goal, nearly 900 locally-based Community Action Agencies were established throughout the nation; Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission, known as Fresno EOC, is one of these agencies. We are widely recognized and are one of the largest nonprofit Community Action Agencies in the United States.

Helping People and Transforming Lives is what we are about

Food Services
& Transit Systems

Mar 16 – June 30, 2020

Meals Prepared and Delivered

Snacks Prepared and Delivered

Diapers Delivered

WE STRIVE
TO FIGHT POVERTY

As an entrepreneurial agency, we bridge the gap to self-sufficiency by providing opportunities and resources, as we initiate and partner in shared community efforts to improve the quality of life.

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Board Agenda
and Minutes

Career
Opportunities

Open Vendor
RFPs