YOU’RE INVITED: September 12th Summer Networking Reception

Dear Friend!

Mark your calendars for our the League of CA Cities Latino Caucus’ Summer Networking Reception! At this event we will be recognizing college students doing great work in our community.

There is NO COST to attend the event, however, there is an opportunity to sponsor the event. No small amount is too small, all the sponsorships will go towards scholarships for students attending FSU. Please let me know if you would like to contribute.

See you there!


Esmeralda Soria

Wed, August 16, 3pm Ray McGovern

Wednesday August 16 – 3 to 3:30 p.m.

Speaking Truth to Empire on KFCF 88.1 Free Speech Radio for Central California. Dan Yaseen interviews Ray McGovern. Ray is a veteran CIA officer turned political activist. Ray was a CIA analyst for 27 years, from the administration of John F. Kennedy to that of George H. W. Bush. Ray’s duties included chairing National Intelligence Estimates and preparing the President’s Daily Brief. In January 2003, Ray co-created Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (VIPS) to expose how intelligence was being falsified to “justify” war on Iraq. VIPS has continued to issue memorandums when it notices the falsification and misuse of intelligence by the intelligence agencies. Topics include the recent VIPS memorandum about Russiagate.

His website is

Tune in to 88.1 FM or log in at:

Faith in Fresno announcement

Faith in Fresno is holding its second Employment & Policies meeting Thursday, August 17, from 6pm to 8pm at Carter Memorial AME Church, 940 Waterman Ave in West Fresno. We will be planning for a press conference Thursday, Aug 24, kicking off our campaign for better employment policies from the city government, policies that guarantee resources are made available to all who have a need for them throughout our city. We will also be challenging Amazon, which is planning an e-commerce fulfillment center for SW Fresno, to become a good partner in promoting wellness of community, giving back to the neighborhoods of West Fresno some of what they saved from the twenty years of tax freedom given to them by the city. Participants at our first meeting included Taymah Jahsi, JePaul White, Aaron Foster, and Thomas Weiler. Please join us to help make our message as effective as possible.

Bob Turner


This Friday – The Battle for Matheny Tract Film Screening & Panel

From: Ashley Werner []
Sent: Tuesday, August 8, 2017 9:51 PM
Subject: This Friday – The Battle for Matheny Tract Film Screening & Panel

Hi friends, allies, and colleagues!

Please join us this Friday, August 11th at Fres.Co for a community film screening of the documentary, “The Battle for Matheny,” followed by a panel discussion with community leaders featured in the film, Reinelda Palma and Hugo Trujillo, along with the filmmaker Samuel Contreras and myself.  The film features the persevering and ultimately successful efforts of residents of Matheny Tract, Tulare County, to secure their community’s right to safe and affordable drinking water.  The discussion will include current efforts to ensure that the human right to water is realized for all communities across California.

Here are the details:

Where: Fres.Co, 1918 Fresno Street, Fresno, CA, 93721

What & When: Doors Open – 6; Reception – 6:30; Film Start -7:00; Discussion – 7:30-8:00

Please share this invitation with others who may be interested!  Hope to see you there!



















Ashley Werner
Senior Attorney
Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability
764 P Street, Suite 012, Fresno, CA 93721
Direct: (559) 369-2786
Cell: (415) 686-1368
Twitter: @LCJandA