Valley Improvement Projects

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Roots of Resilience, 2014 — CCEJN Conference!

Originally posted on CCEJN:
Central California Environmental Justice Network (CCEJN) is a network of organizations working to preserve the natural resources of the San Joaquin Valley by working towards minimizing…

August 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

After a Year, VIP Community Center Closes Its Doors, Organization Will Struggle On

It’s been almost exactly one year since the Grand Opening of the Valley Improvement Projects Community Center for Social and Environmental Justice. Valley Improvement Projects, as a concept, began about … Continue reading

July 31, 2014 · 1 Comment

V.I.P. Featured in Modesto Bee’s Q&A

Valley Improvement Projects was recently featured in the Modesto Bee’s “Monday Question and Answer” column. Check out the article here (or see text below): http://www.modbee.com/2014/06/29/3416324/monday-qa-modesto-nonprofit-takes.html?sp=%2F99%2F1623%2F1618%2F   MONDAY Q&A: Modesto nonprofit … Continue reading

July 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Your Donation Can Help V.I.P. Stay Open!

ATTENTION V.I.P. SUPPORTERS!! We are currently awaiting future grant funding and may NEED TO COVER ONE MONTH OF RENT on our own and hopefully with HELP FROM YOU!! OUR GOAL … Continue reading

June 7, 2014 · 1 Comment

Air Quality Victory in Fresno!

Originally posted on CCEJN:
**CCEJN Unity Council member Sarah Sharpe addresses the media during a press conference on May 30th** June 2, 2014 On Friday, May 30th, many clean air advocates held a…

June 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Warrior Hip-Hop Tour Comes to Modesto/RHHR’s 5th Year: MAY 15TH!

Originally posted on The Revolutionary Hip-Hop Report:
Revolutionary Indigenous/Xican@ Hip-Hop artists Zro-Prophet (of X-Vandals, New York), Savage Family (Washington), Shining Soul (Arizona), Alas (SoCal), and local opener Tre Lif (Modesto/Santa…

May 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Report Back from Public Forum on Fracking in Madera

We need to ask ourselves where we will draw the line in what is acceptable in the name of “We need jobs.” Last night at the Veterans of Foreign Wars … Continue reading

April 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Join us TOMORROW: The Need for a People’s Earth Day in Modesto

Tomorrow, Saturday April 19th, Valley Improvement will be holding the monthly “Free Market and Bike Workshop” at Enslen Park (behind the city’s corporate Earth Day in Graceda Park). Join us from … Continue reading

April 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Video: Fair Share for Clean Air

In 2013 the Central Valley Air Quality Coalition (CVAQ) organized a Valley-wide campaign where 6 CVAQ member organizations educated their local decision makers on, the importance of identifying environmental justice (EJ) … Continue reading

April 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

VIP to Host Meetings with California Cleaner Freight Coalition and Air Resources Board

The Valley Improvement Projects Community Center will be hosting a pair of meetings/workshops along with the California Cleaner Freight Coalition (CCFC), a statewide collective of non-profits and community based organizations seeking … Continue reading

April 9, 2014 · Leave a comment
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