Valley Improvement Projects

Advocating for Social and Environmental Justice in Stanislaus County

CEJC Meets with New Director of DTSC, Delivers Civil Rights Complaint

Members of several organizations in the California Environmental Justice Coalition (CEJC), including VIP, met on Thursday with Barbara Lee, the newly appointed Director of Cal EPA’s Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) … Continue reading

March 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

VIP Featured in Community Food & Justice Coalition March Newsletter

V.I.P. was recently featured in the March edition of the Community Food & Justice Coalition’s newsletter as part of their “Climate Change Stories” series profiling Environmental Justice groups throughout California. Check … Continue reading

March 21, 2015 · 1 Comment

V.I.P. 2015!

After closing down the Valley Improvement Projects Community Center for Social & Environmental Justice in late 2014 V.I.P. volunteers have been working to determine the best way forward and ensure we … Continue reading

February 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

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 · 2 Comments

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:
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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
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