About 50 people across the San Joaquin Valley packed their bags and headed to a detention center in San Diego. The group represented Faith in the Valley, an organization that advocates for immigrants, low-wage workers and former inmates.
The Rev. Misael Avila of St. Frances of Rome Catholic Church in Riverbank joined faith leaders in Stanislaus County and throughout the country denouncing the Trump Administration's zero tolerance illegal immigration policy, which has separated about 2,000 children from their families.
For Nkosi, a double major in sociology and history at UC Santa Cruz allowed him to connect his experiences with his interest in black U.S. history, the Civil Rights Movement, and the contemporary moment. The historical roots of racial, economic, and social inequality illuminate today's injustices—and fuel his desire to make a positive contribution in the world.
Representatives Valadao, Costa, McCarthy, Denham, McClintock, McNerney and Nunes: As the bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of San Joaquin and a DACA recipient who lives, works and worships in Fresno, respectively, we write to you because we believe that protecting the dignity of every human being is central to our national interests.
Michael Tubbs, the 27-year-old mayor of Stockton, California has a radical plan to combat poverty in his cash-strapped city: a 'no strings' guaranteed basic income for residents.
Check out our Youth for Justice leaders from Foothill High School as they appear on the show "In the 661" to call on adults for support to end gun violence in schools.
Modesto is facing resistance from property owners and managers as it considers whether it should inspect apartments and other rental housing to ensure they meet basic health and safety standards.
In the face of escalated ICE enforcement, faith communities in Fresno and across the Central Valley rallied support to accompany and defend families threatened with militarized immigration enforcement.
In order to build powerful relationships with the next Governor and demonstrate the power and unique concerns of the Central Valley, local families shared their stories and talked about local concerns...
Faith in the Valley Youth surveyed nearly 100 students from over 11 high schools in the Kern High School District and over 90 percent of these students agreed that they would not want to see armed teachers and staff. We are fighting for our right to peacefully go to schools without having to worry about being slain by a gun.