March E-News

posted by Fresno Metro Ministry
on 16 March 2015

A Better Blackstone Means a Better Fresno!

Calling All Community Garden Supporters

The West Fresno Family Resource Center is breaking ground on a new community garden at their California & Elm Community Center located at 1802 E. California Ave. in Fresno. The "Growing Hope Community Garden" will function as a Horticultural Therapeutic Community Center, as well as an educational opportunity for youth and a source of fresh produce for the neighborhood.

WFFRC is working with several great partners and we urge you to connect with them and find out more about the project and how you can help. For more information, Call Yolanda Randles at (559)621-2967.

As founders of the Fresno Community Garden Coalition, Metro is dedicated to providing structural, technical and network support to communities who have or wish to start a garden in their neighborhoods. The Coalition is a clearinghouse of information and ideas for those who want to see many gardens thrive in Fresno County.

CVAQ is Hiring!

Central Valley Air Quality (CVAQ) Coalition is currently looking for a Campaign Coordinator to advance their clean air campaigns. Email your cover letter and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. indicating "Campaign Coordinator" in the subject line. Please, no phone calls. Applications will be considered until March 20, 2015, interviews beginning immediately.

CLICK HERE for Full Job Description.

The CVAQ Coalition is a diverse, dynamic partnership of more than 70 community, medical, public health, labor, civil rights, environmental and environmental justice organizations representing thousands of residents in the San Joaquin Valley unified in their commitment to improve air quality in the Valley and for all Californians. CVAQ is a project of Social & Environmental Entrepreneurs (SEE). More information can be found at

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