Educational Enrichment Program
Educational achievement is a critical component to growth away from a life of poverty. Through our Educational Enrichment Program, Fresno Street Saints provides tutoring, mentoring, recreation, and peer leadership training to youth within the community.
The Art of Life and Cultural Arts Multimedia Program
This is a 13 week program which provides employment and skills training to at-risk and high-risk youth and young adults in the silk screen or High Definition Multi-media industry. Fresno Street Saints aims to inspire the creativity of each participant and enhance their efforts to become self-sufficient and productive citizens.
Community Volunteer Program
Focused on our commitment to involve the local community and churches, residents are encouraged to volunteer with the Fresno Street Saints in programs, outreach and administrative roles.
Fatherhood/POPS (Proving Our Parenting Skills) Program
In conjunction with the Art of Life and Cultural Arts Multimedia program, fathers, ages 18 – 28 years old, have the opportunity to receive hands on training while also taking part in various career and social skills development training modules.
Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods
Fresno Street Saints has partnered with Santa Cruz Barrios Unidos to build a stronger alliance between the African American and Latino communities within southwest Fresno, in support of the Building Healthy Communities initiative. The goals are to have a strengthened community-based infrastructure which enables residents to relate to each other in more peaceful and mutually supportive ways, and to increase skills and capacity within individuals to help lead the implementation of a community-based peace process and actively advocate for social change policy that works to reduce violence in southwest Fresno.
It Takes A Village
It Takes a Village Project seeks to ensure that all youth and young adults in the foster care system develop the social and leadership skills they need to give them the ability to have a voice in their own lives and have the tools to handle life’s challenges. “The Concept” is that everyone shares the responsibility for making sure these youth and young adults are prepared to be successful and productive citizens.
Fresno Street Saints is working, with two consultants, to help strengthen nonprofit organizations within southwest Fresno by developing their leaders, talent, and outcomes through a series of leadership development and board governance trainings.
John Maxwell Leadership Training
Community residents meet once a month to explore this 12 week training series designed to inspire, challenge, and equip individuals to develop the leader within.
Realizing that grief is a prevalent in communities that experience frequent violence, the Griefshare/Victory Project offering support to families who have lost loved ones to senseless violence, through a 13 week program which provides counseling in a small group setting.
Families within southwest Fresno can receive groceries, clothing, and diapers. This provides an opportunity to connect our families to other resources and programs we provide.