Now Hiring!- help us grow our team:

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT Valley Improvement Projects (VIP), a fiscally-sponsored project of Social and EnvironmentalEntrepreneurs (SEE), is accepting applications from motivated individuals to fill a part-timeCommunity Organizer position in Stanislaus County. VIP seeks to preserve the natural resources of the San Joaquin Valley by working towards minimizing or eliminating environmental degradation within our communities. Rural communities inContinue reading “Now Hiring!- help us grow our team:”


Let us Plug you in- Now is the time!

VIP and other orgs across the central valley are joining forces to make electric vehicles accessible to low income families and individuals.We are the Electric Vehicle Empowerment Collaborative- check out our site for more info about the various orgs involved- Let me tell you why we consider it an equity issue- For many years electric vehicles wereContinue reading “Let us Plug you in- Now is the time!”

VIP Hosts a virtual Environmental Justice 101 Youth Academy-Register Here!

Valley Improvement Projects (VIP) is a non-profit grass-roots organization from Modesto, we work on social and environmental justice issues. Our mission is to improve the quality of life of underrepresented and marginalized residents of California’s Central Valley by advocating for social and environmental justice. The Environmental Justice 101 Youth Academy is one of VIP’s projects,Continue reading “VIP Hosts a virtual Environmental Justice 101 Youth Academy-Register Here!”

VIP Celebrates #EarthDay50

Today is the 50th Anniversary of the first Earth Day! This now internationally recognized day has its roots right here in California and was started after an oil spill off the coast of Santa Barbara. Valley Improvement Projects and its members have long seen Earth Day as a great opportunity to raise awareness about theContinue reading “VIP Celebrates #EarthDay50”

VIP Presents the Stanislaus County Social & Environmental Justice Forum – June 22nd!

Valley Improvement Projects is proud to present the 1st Annual Stanislaus County Social and Environmental Justice Forum Schedule 9-9:30am – Check-in, light breakfast provided 9:30-10am – Welcome and Ice-Breaker 10-10:45am – Panel 1: Environmental Justice in Air, Water, and Land Use Summary: Substantial portions of Stanislaus County are in the highest percentile for drinking water,Continue reading “VIP Presents the Stanislaus County Social & Environmental Justice Forum – June 22nd!”