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  • The Community Alliance is a monthly newspaper that has been published in Fresno, California, since 1996. The purpose of the newspaper is to help build a progressive movement for social and economic justice.

One City Distraction After Another

By: Bill Simon The local chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) continues working on our request to the federal Department of Justice (DOJ) for a Pattern and Practice Investigation of [...] Continue Reading

Schlepping over the Rainbow

By: Dennis Caeton The Questions It is in the trenches of Catholicism where the real clash of faith and the world goes on. That is where the priests are. And that is where the children are, floating [...] Continue Reading

And What Is Christian About That?

  By: Roy David The January tragedy in Haiti, laid to waste by a 7.0 magnitude earthquake, provided another opportunity for people who call themselves Christian to make some profoundly [...] Continue Reading

Grassroots Profile: Mao Lee Xiong

  By: Richard Stone Mao Lee Xiong also goes by Mollie -- and as we talk I realize I’m talking to both. Mao Lee is the petite Hmong young lady, born in a Thai refugee camp, and trained -- even [...] Continue Reading

When Shoestrings Come Untied

By: Kelly Borkert On February 19, a fund-raiser for Fresno Food Not Bombs will take place at the Full Circle Brewery (620 F Street, just north of Ventura and east of the Highway 99 exit). Blake Jones [...] Continue Reading