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.

Can Local Hospitals Invest in Creating Healthy Communities?

Join us for a conversation and panel discussion on how not-for-profit hospitals can use their community benefit dollars to respond to community needs and transform the health of local neighborhoods.

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Thanks to Residents, $70M is Coming to Fresno!

Thanks to the hard work of residents, the Transformative Climate Communities  program was established. Now, $70 million from the program is headed to Fresno to transform communities hurt by pollution and lack of investment. Southwest Fresno is one of these communities.

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Thanks to Resident Leaders, Fresno Enacts Rental Housing Improvement Act

After more than three years of hard work by community- and faith-based leaders, Fresno City Council voted in favor of the Rental Housing Improvement Act – a new citywide ordinance proposed by Mayor Lee Brand to address Fresno’s substandard housing crisis. The Rental Housing Improvement Act includes a mandatory registry of all rental properties as well as a baseline inspection of rental properties within the city.

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Be part of the Parks Master Plan Update

Are you a community member or young person interested in being part of the Parks Master Plan update? Join Fresno Building Healthy Communities and raise your voice for more and better parks. Click here to fill out our online interest form.

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Five Things to Know About the Medi-Cal Expansion

Beginning May 16, 2016, all lower income children under age 19 will qualify for full-scope Medi-Cal services, regardless of immigration status. This expands coverage to an estimated 170,000 undocumented children in the state of California.

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Our Work

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.

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