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Fresno Area Chapter ACLU

The Greater Fresno Area Chapter of the ACLU-NC covers a huge area: Madera, Fresno, Kings and Tulare counties. As I write this, it is the day after a "social meeting" at the Round Table Pizza in [...] Continue Reading

Copley v. Accountability

Editor's Note: This article originally appeared in ColorLines and was reported in collaboration with The Investigative Fund at The Nation Institute. See: [...] Continue Reading

Fresno: How I Love Thee

Local Organizers Take on Disparities and Call to Action Oh Fresno… “I love Fresno.” This rarely leaves the lips of Fresno residents or visitors. Shame of our city hovers thickly, holding hands with [...] Continue Reading

Autocratic Dregs (Abusing Power)

By: Boston Woodard (Editor's note: This is the first article Boston Woodard has sent to the Community Alliance since he was put into solitary confinement in Solano State Prison in July 2009. Since [...] Continue Reading

The ACLU at Work

By: Bill Simon The Greater Fresno Area Chapter of the ACLU-NC, with considerable support from staff at the affiliate in San Francisco, is working hard to preserve the constitutionally guaranteed [...] Continue Reading

From the Editor

By: Mike Rhodes Like most Community Alliance readers, I want to believe that our lives in Fresno are improving as we work through the many serious problems that confront us. In the past year, the [...] Continue Reading

Outrage of the Month

By: Mike Rhodes It is always sad when you see a bully taking advantage of someone who is weak and powerless. It is even more upsetting when that bully is the City of Fresno, whose employees are being [...] Continue Reading

Fresno Melts Down

By: Dan Waterhouse As 2009 draws to a close, some 125 City of Fresno employees know that their New Year’s Eve will not be a joyous one: When they wake up on New Year’s Day, they will be unemployed [...] Continue Reading