We Work For You: Nancy Her

This week on ‘We Work For You’, we’re highlighting Nancy Her! She’s an emergency services dispatcher with the Fresno Police Department, where she takes 911 calls and dispatches officers to emergencies. She’s been with the department for 17 years and, as a Fresno native, she says that she takes every call with the mindset that […]

We Work For You: Chris Quinonez

This week on ‘We Work For You’, we’re highlighting Chris Quinonez! Chris is on the “thermo crew” with Public Works. He and his team use thermoplastic to paint crosswalks around Fresno. It gets heated up to 400 degrees before being applied and leads to a more reflective, longer-lasting crosswalk – something that’s super important as […]

We Work For You: Jarred Garza

This week on ‘We Work For You’, we’re highlighting Jarred Garza! Jarred is a Project Manager in the Airports Division and oversees various projects from start to finish – including the Terminal Expansion Project, which broke ground earlier this year! He uses the skills he’s learned over 19 years with the City of Fresno to […]

OCA hosts grant writing workshop for Fresno area nonprofits

Image: The Office of Community Affairs was honored to author and host a grant writing training for Fresno-area nonprofit organizations seeking guidance on raising program funding. The training welcomed more than 20 Fresno nonprofit staff members interested in learning about grant writing. (Pictured: Grant Writing 101 workshop participants and OCA team members.) Often, nonprofit organizations expand […]

OCA helps Fresno business owner with restaurant reopening

Pictured: OCA Immigrant Affairs Liaison, Alma Martinez; Paul Aurora Singh, Desi Kitchen owner and OCA Indian Community Liaison, Harjinder Saini at Desi Kitchen Often, nonprofit organizations expand services by applying for and receiving philanthropic or government grant funding. Some organizations have dedicated grant writers who seek funding opportunities and author proposals. However, for many small […]