March 10, 2011
At Fresno’s Susan B. Anthony grade school, located in one of the most impoverished area of Fresno, 78 percent of fifth graders don’t meet the state’s requirements for healthy fitness. Fresno pastor Mike Slayden decided to tackle the problem by encouraging students to walk or bike to school. Through his not-for-profit, he offers them a shiny prize for their work: a brand new bike.
February 23, 2010
Fresno youth are documenting the conditions in their neighborhoods with photos and essays as part of the PhotoVoices project sponsored by New America Media. This one is by Kevis McGee.
January 22, 2010
Fresno youth are capturing their neighborhoods in photos and writing short essays describing what they see. We'll be featuring several of these photo essays in this space. See Arena Phapilom's essay in the Community Report.