Valley Improvement Projects

Working with the Community to Improve the Community

CEJC Releases Recommendations to DTSC as They Side with Polluters and Weigh Modesto Barium Removal

Two weeks after CEJC submitted detailed recommendations on how to reform and improve the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) the agency denied an appeal filed by CEJC members El Pueblo Para el Aire y … Continue reading

October 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

California Environmental Justice Coalition (CEJC) to Hold Statewide Founding Conference in Kettleman City

Almost 40 urban, rural and indigenous grassroots groups have United in Solidarity for Environmental Justice! The California Environmental Justice Coalition (CEJC) is a newly formed network of organizations with the common mission of taking action … Continue reading

October 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Arvin Pipeline Leak

Originally posted on CCEJN:
<p><a href=”http://vimeo.com/107859287″>Center on Arts & Transcripts: Arvin Pipeline Leak</a> from <a href=”http://vimeo.com/user19152102″>CCEJN</a&gt; on <a href=”https://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a&gt;.</p>

October 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

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
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