Making Health Happen… Together!
Fresno Building Healthy Communities is a coalition of residents, young people and community-based organizations working together to foster and encourage thriving communities where all children and families can live healthy, safe and productive lives.
Central, southeast and southwest Fresno residents are coming together to address critical issues in order to create #OneHealthyFresno for all.
Community Leaders Secure Update to the
Parks Master Plan
Thanks to the hard work of our community leaders, Fresno City Council voted unanimously to support and allocate $450,000 to update the City of Fresno Parks Master Plan in the upcoming fiscal year.
California’s Hidden Truth – Health Care is a
Undocumented Californians paid $3.2 billion in state and local taxes in 2012. This video explains HOW undocumented Californians pay taxes, and how their immense contributions add up for a healthier California. Check it out and pass it on. Health care is a human right. And healthy Californians keep our economy strong. Keeping everyone healthy is not only the right thing to do. It’s the smart thing to do. For all of us.
For more information, visit www.itep.org/immigration/
Hoop It Up on the Streets of Downtown Fresno at
3-on-3 Saturday Night Basketball
Take it to the streets of downtown Fresno and shoot some hoops at the 3-on-3 Saturday Night Basketball tournament starting July 11 – August 8, 2015.
Games will be held every Saturday from 8:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
Registration is free for the first 16 teams registered by June 12th.
Advocates Call for 1% of LCFF Money for Family Engagement
On May 13, Fresno Building Healthy Communities gathered in front of Fresno Unified’s Board of Education to urge the Board of Trustees to invest in students and families by allocating 1% of Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) dollars to meaningful family engagement in schools that need it most.
Fresno Boys and Men of Color Partners with
Fresno Police Chief
Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer, alongside Fresno Boys and Men of Color and Fresno Building Healthy Communities, announced the formation of a Youth Advisory Council that will elevate youth voice within the Fresno Police Department and the city at a special reception in March.
The new partnership will allow all youth to be able to elevate their voice on issues that are relevant to them and their communities and will give youth a chance to work with the Chief himself.
Residents Secure Key Victories for #Health4AllFresnans
Thanks to the hard work of community leaders, health advocates and residents, Fresno County Board of Supervisors agreed to provide care to undocumented Fresnans through a limited, short-term specialty care program, in a 3 – 2 vote, with Supervisors Borgeas and Poochigian voting no.
Fresno Building Healthy Communities work focuses in key areas inspired by our community’s stated priorities. Our partners work in teams to influence policy and change systems through actions and advocacy.