Creating #OneHealthyFresno with Fresno Building Healthy Communities

Creating #OneHealthyFresno with Fresno Building Healthy Communities

Since September 2014 I have attended meeting after meeting to understand the health impact of the city’s general plan, convince our elected officials that providing health care access to all Californians, regardless of immigration status via Health4All is both economically and morally responsible, and advocate for necessary resources to maintain and create new parks in central, southeast, and southwest Fresno. Through all the meetings I have witnessed that mentorship plays an essential, universal role in the success of Fresno Building Healthy Communities. I learned the value of mentorship first-hand as an undocumented student trying to overcome multiple challenges. Looking back, I always had mentors and a safe space created by…
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