Valley Improvement Projects (VIP)

Advocating for Social and Environmental Justice in Stanislaus County and the Central Valley

VIP’s Statement on George Floyd and Police Brutality

The last few days have been heartbreaking for those of us at Valley Improvement Projects. In late 2008, years before starting VIP, our co-founders also started “Modesto CopWatch,” a group … Continue reading

June 1, 2020 · 1 Comment

Donate and Help V.I.P. Grow in 2014!

As the Valley Improvement Projects Community Center for Social and Environmental Justice goes into its sixth month we look back on 2013 as the year that an idea became a … Continue reading

January 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Valley Improvement Projects (V.I.P.) Opens Community Center for Social & Environmental Justice in Modesto

Originally posted on The Revolutionary Hip-Hop Report:
With the start of 2013 a group of Modesto community organizers (including a few RHHReporters) came together under the name Valley Improvement Projects, or…

October 5, 2013 · 1 Comment

“The House I Live In” Drug War Documentary Screening THIS FRIDAY at V.I.P

On FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 13TH at 7pm Valley Improvement Project’s “Dinner & a Movie Night” will feature the new documentary from Eugene Jarecki (Reagan, Freakanomics, Why We Fight, The Trails of Henry … Continue reading

September 12, 2013 · 1 Comment

V.I.P.’s 1st General Assembly THIS SUNDAY!!

Valley Improvement Projects will be holding its 1st monthly (and eventually weekly) General Assembly open to the public to discuss and identify needs in the community and ideas for projects and … Continue reading

August 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Justice for Trayvon!

This is why the V.I.P. Community Center for Social and Environmental Justice is needed in Modesto. A place for people to meet, converse, plan, organize, and take action against many … Continue reading

July 17, 2013 · 1 Comment

Valley Improvement Projects’ Mission Statement

Valley Improvement Projects Mission Statement To improve the quality of life of underrepresented and marginalized residents of California’s Central Valley, by promoting social and environmental issues through youth outreach, education, … Continue reading

March 4, 2013 · 1 Comment
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