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”

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VIP’s Earth Day Weekend!

Valley Improvement Projects had an eventful Earth Day weekend, participating in a meeting with US EPA officials in San Francisco on Friday 4/21 with the California Environmental Justice Coalition (CEJC), followed by a rally and march to the Federal Building and on Saturday 4/22 tabled at Modesto’s annual Earth Day Festival at Graceda Park. DiverseContinue reading “VIP’s Earth Day Weekend!”

VIP Seeks to Improve Modesto’s Earth Day Festival

Valley Improvement Projects is grateful that Modesto has an annual Earth Day event and pleased by some of the groups, vendors, and activities offered. Unfortunately, we feel there is a trend of polluting and environmental unfriendly companies and agencies trying to “green-wash” their image through public relations and publicity stunts while simultaneously opposing emerging renewableContinue reading “VIP Seeks to Improve Modesto’s Earth Day Festival”