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As droughts and wildfires continue to ravage California’s forests, there’s been an immense need to increase forestry conservation and natural resource management efforts. Now with the help from Congressman Jim Costa, our Local Conservation Corps will increase these efforts. Fresno EOC Local Conservation Corps (LCC), received $500K funding secured by Congressman Jim Costa from the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.  The grant will provide money for the Corps to purchase large-scale equipment to assist LCC
Local Conservation Corps
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Once again… Once again, our nation is rocked by the reality of police brutality, leading to the death of Tyre Nichols in Memphis, Tennessee – the same city where Martin Luther King, Jr., was assassinated in 1968. The images and video are horrific, appalling, and unconscionable. This video demonstrates a blatant disregard for life, humanity and continues to raise serious questions about community trust in the police. The inhumane treatment of people should not be
The Fresno EOC Local Conservation Corps (LCC) provides young adults with paid job training and educational opportunities. And right now, it is welcoming potential new corpsmembers with a Mental Toughness Orientation to provide insight on the program and what is involved. The orientation is three-hours over three days at the LCC facility in southwest Fresno. During the first two days of orientation, corpsmember candidates will learn about the training programs offered at LCC and how
Fresno EOC School of Unlimited Learning (SOUL) hosted two graduation ceremonies on December 14, celebrating the Class of 2022! It was the first time we had group ceremonies in three years due to safety precautions put in place because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Of course, health and safety were still considered. This semester, graduates could share the stage and invite ten guests each. Congratulations to our 16 graduates! Fresno EOC School of Unlimited Learning (SOUL)
School of Unlimited Learning
Thousands of people from around the world gathered in Thailand for the 2022 International Conference on Family Planning. The conference brought together about 4,000 in-person and virtual delegates from diverse backgrounds, including policymakers, researchers, practitioners, community-based organizations (CBOs), donors, members of the private sector, young leaders, and advocates from 125 countries. Members of the Fresno EOC Health Services team were among them.   After 24 hours of travel, an excited group of supervisors and Health
Health Services
Staff from Fresno EOC Sanctuary and Support Services are continuing a heartwarming holiday tradition! They delivered Christmas staples to families in West Fresno on Saturday, December 10, for the annual Making Spirits Bright event! Through generous donations, each family received gifts, a personalized stocking for every child in the home, a food box, ornaments, lights, and a Christmas tree! Each family also received a $100 gift certificate to Walmart and a $25 gift certificate to Asia Supermarket. Our staff
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We celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a fierce civil rights and anti-poverty advocate whose vision, mission, and work directly led to the foundation of Community Action and this very organization, Fresno EOC. An advocate of action Although now recognized as one of the most influential and prominent people in the history of the United States, Dr. King was widely hated, scorned, and ridiculed while alive. He understood how poverty
Fresno EOC Food Services will soon launch its Winter Meals for Kids program, providing free meals for children at various locations during the winter break from school. Starting December 19, we will deliver to 5 locations in rural areas of Fresno County and 5 locations in the City of Fresno with our two Food Express buses. Anyone 18 years old and younger is invited to come on out and enjoy a nutritious meal on weekdays at no charge. This program is
Food Services, Uncategorized
37-year-old John Her, a Fresno father of three, says he had never been to Disneyland as a child. And now, he has taken his kids to the theme park twice. John says it’s the result of hard work and applying himself to learn a trade through Fresno EOC Valley Apprenticeship Connections (VAC). VAC is a job training program that prepares clients for a career in the construction industry. John completed the VAC program in 2019.

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