February 18th, 2018 | Candidate News, Events, News

February 16th, 2018 | Events

How many of you would like to help work on gun…

Gun Control Advocacy

How many of you would like to help work on gun violence legislation and legislation specifically in support of kids? We are going to the Capitol on April 23, to meet with our representatives. I need 25 people from the Central Valley. Hotel and food and bus provided. Common Sense Kids Action Day in Sacramento. 4/22-4/23.

For more information https://www.facebook.com/CSKidsAction/

February 16th, 2018 | Action Alerts, Events, News

Join me this Tuesday for Coffee & Conversation!

Women of the Year 2018 Nominations!
Nomination Deadline: Thursday, March 1st, 2018

In celebration of Women’s History Month, Council President Soria is excited to host her 4th Annual Women of the Year Awards. The Women of the Year Awards recognize exceptional women in District One, who embody courage, hard work, and are passionate about strengthening our community. Please tell us about the remarkable women who live, work, or volunteer in District One and deserve a little more appreciation for all they are doing to make Fresno and District One a better place.

District One encompasses areas in West Cental Fresno, Tower District, Fresno City College, Central High School, Fresno High School, Highway City, Inspiration Park, Quigley Park, Lions Park, and neighborhoods west of Highway 99. A woman must be nominated in one of the six categories.

The categories include: Business, Community Engagement/Advocacy, Education, Health & Wellness, Youth (Ages 14-22), Arts & Culture, and Public Safety/Military.

To nominate a Woman of the Year, please download the application here. Submissions are due Thursday, March 1st, 2018 and can be emailed to District1@fresno.gov or mailed to:

Office of Council President Esmeralda Soria
2nd Floor, 2600 Fresno St. 
Fresno, CA 93721

Contact our office with any questions at (559) 621-7816 or at District1@fresno.gov.


February 15th, 2018 | Events

NOFA Workshop Announcement

Interested nonprofit subrecipients and providers are invited to attend the City of Fresno Housing and Community Development Division informational session and technical assistance (TA) workshop on Tuesday, February 20, 20168 for applicants responding to one or more of the 2018 – 2019 Notice of Funding Availability (NOFAs).  As you will see in the attached announcement, this Q and A session and TA workshop will assist eligible subrecipients/providers in the preparation of NOFA Application Parts A and B and answer any process and/or advance programmatic technical questions.

February 15th, 2018 | Action Alerts, Campaigns, Candidate News, Events

You’re invited to Ask Andrew! A TownHall Event (Mar 3, 2018)

Ask Andrew! A TownHall Event

Join Central Valley Indivisible and Fresno County Young

Democrats in a Townhall Event to ask Andrew Janz about the

issues that are important to you!

Moderated by Tom Bohigian

Learn about:

Andrew’s background and qualifications

Andrew’s strategies to flip this district

Be sure to register and obtain your free tickets here.

Registration is necssary due to Fire Code occupancy limits.

Register soon as this event is sure to fill up quickly!


Event to be held at the following time, date, and location:

Saturday, March 3, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PST)

Bullard High School Cafeteria
5445 North Palm Avenue
Fresno, CA 93704


Ask Andrew! A TownHall Event

February 15th, 2018 | Action Alerts, Events

We Rise Press Conference and Day of Action

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February 15th, 2018 | Action Alerts, Events

BAPAC Fresno City Council Candidate Forum

February 13th, 2018 | Action Alerts, Campaigns, Candidate News, Events

Veva Islas for Fresno City Council-District 7 Campaign Launch

Please join me for my formal campaign kick-off and fundraiser.

 March 2, 2018 at the Fresno Art Museum, 6 to 8pm

Tickets can be purchased at this link  https://secure.anedot.com/islas2018/slug

Please let me know if you need any more information.

Veva Islas
Candidate Fresno City Council, District 7
PO Box 6003, Fresno, CA 93703
(559) 492-2339



February 13th, 2018 | Events

C.O.O.L. Meeting Notice – Friday, February 23, 2018

Labor Friends,

You are invited to attend this month’s meeting of the Fresno Area Coalition of Organized Labor on Friday, February 23, 2018 . The meeting starts at noon at Pardini’s located at 2257 West Shaw Avenue.  The meeting notice is attached.

The February guest speaker will be Fresno County Supervisor Sal Quintero, Representative for District 3 and Board Chair.

Please RSVP to Cori at chigley@ufcw8.org or by phone (559) 307-6826 no later than Wednesday, February 21, 2018.

Hope to see you soon.

Dee Barnes

COOL Recording Secretary

(559) 779-1981 cell

February 13th, 2018 | Events

Event Reminder: Join Us

Join Us

  • Host:
    Trustee Miguel Arias
  • (559) 906-1443