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Irisa Barba, WNA, CLE started with Fresno EOC WIC in 2008 and received her CLE certificate in 2013. Over the years Irisa has consistently come to work on time with a professional and positive attitude, she’s a team player, and a great asset to the program. We appreciate the effort and time she puts into her job and commend her for her positivity, enthusiasm, and commitment to helping clients and staff members. Irisa goes above
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Fresno County: 2015 data reports that Central California has been successful in the support for breastfeeding. It’s no secret that breastfeeding is the healthiest choice for your baby as it offers all the nutrients your child needs and specific factors needed to build a strong immune system. California already offers the most Baby-Friendly Hospitals in the nation and by instituting Baby-Friendly policies, in-hospital exclusive breastfeeding has increased since 2010 from 56.6% to 68.6%. Fresno County
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On October 19, the Fresno EOC Nielsen Conference Center was packed with community members, law enforcement and victim service providers for the Central Valley Freedom Coalition’s Fall General Coalition Meeting. Featured were representatives and keynote speakers Rochelle Keyhan and Meghan Carton, from Polaris Project’s End Trafficking in Illicit Massage Businesses (IMBs) Initiative. Keyhan and Carton presented on the trends, victimology and barriers to identification of victims of IMBs, in addition to challenges that law enforcement,
Central Valley Against Human Trafficking (CVAHT), Sanctuary
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 CLINIC 3rd Friday of each Month Fresno EOC Local Conservation Corps Neighborhood Youth Center 1805 E. California Ave. Fresno, CA 93706 Call to reserve
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State Senate Bill 1193 was enacted into law on April 1, 2013. SB 1193 provided a landmark bill for Human Trafficking awareness and education in the state of California. The bill requires businesses to maintain postings providing education on what human trafficking is and provide the national human trafficking resource center hotline number for victims and community members to reach out for assistance when suspecting cases of human trafficking. Even though SB 1193 was enacted
Central Valley Against Human Trafficking (CVAHT), Sanctuary
This year has brought in new funding for the Central Valley Against Human Trafficking. With that, we have expanded from a full time staff of two to a staff of five in the last few months and moved to a new office in order to accommodate for this expansion. Come see our new office space at 1900 Mariposa Mall, Suite 100-D. We are in the same office building but have moved downstairs. We have just
Central Valley Against Human Trafficking (CVAHT), Sanctuary
August’s Foster Grandparent Program In-Service Training at the West Fresno Family Resource Center was particularly exciting. We had more than 50 Foster Grandparent volunteers and approximately 20 seniors from the West Fresno Family Resource Center attend the in-service and informational session regarding our Foster Grandparent Program. Participants heard a presentation from Dr. Nicholette King Rabetsimba, pharmacist and professor. Dr. King Rabetsimba answered questions regarding hypertension, high blood pressure, diabetes and a host of other medical concerns
Foster Grandparent Program
Foster Grandparent Program Volunteers participated in the 14th Annual Back to School Health Fair at the West Fresno Family Resource Center. Foster Grandparent Program Volunteers are pictured here with Dr. Joaquin Arambula, Assembly Member, District 31. Foster Grandparent Volunteers foster a healthy, unified and productive community by enhancing the literacy and social-emotional development of underserved children and teens through cultivation of personalized mentoring relationships with wise elders. To learn more about becoming a Foster Grandparent, click
Foster Grandparent Program
The Breastfeeding Task Force is working to increase breastfeeding awareness so we are pleased to have had the Fresno County Board of supervisors proclaim August Breastfeeding Awareness Month in Fresno County. Thank-you to all the Babies First Breastfeeding Task Force members and their families that participated in this Tuesday, July 12th presentation.
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Fresno County Office of Emergency Services asked Fresno EOC’s Local Conservation Corps for assistance in installing a water tank for a Fresno County family. Two LCC corpsmembers and their manager installed the tank to get running water to this family’s home for the first time since February. For the complete story: http://www.yourcentralvalley.com/news/without-water-family-gets-emergency-tank-from-state Photo credit: YourCentralValley.com video footage
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