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Fresno Barrios Unidos​

Fresno Barrios Unidos (FBU), a social justice nonprofit with a 30-year history, empowers Fresno’s youth through holistic health, wellness, and advocacy services, focusing on diverting youth from incarceration and leading transformative climate initiatives. The organization remains committed to community development and social justice, equipping the community with essential skills and opportunities for thriving.

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OUR HISTORY

a social justice nonprofit with a 30-year history

Fresno Barrios Unidos (FBU), a social justice nonprofit with a 30-year history, empowers Fresno’s youth through holistic health, wellness, and advocacy services, focusing on diverting youth from incarceration and leading transformative climate initiatives. The organization remains committed to community development and social justice, equipping the community with essential skills and opportunities for thriving.

Law & Policy

Our Law & Policy program reduces incarceration by mediating gang peace, emphasizing community engagement, professional growth, legal support, and mental well-being.

Healing Generation

Healing Generation addresses inherited trauma by healing ancestral and personal wounds, promoting community well-being and resilience through holistic approaches and harm reduction.

Workforce Development

Workforce development focuses on ecosystem restoration by training, certifying, and providing work opportunities for communities and a Tribal-led ecological workforce to manage and expand cultural resources.

Food Soverignty

Our Food Sovereignty Program builds community resilience and honors Indigenous culture by preserving traditional culinary practices and heritage education.

Why Choose us

Our Goal is to Make the community in Fresno Better!

HOW WE HELP

Empowering Communities Through Support and Workshops

500+ Families Reached

Our goal is to reach as many families in Fresno as possible, providing support through our departments: Generational Healing, Law & Policy, Workforce Development, and Food Sovereignty .

150+ Workshops & Community Events Hosted

Our team has successfully hosted over 150 workshops to support and uplift the community. Come and join us!

Promoting overall well-being and resilience

Healing Generation

Healing Generations recognizes that trauma can be inherited across generations, involving the healing of both ancestral and personal wounds. Our goal is to help the community heal through holistic approaches and harm reduction, promoting overall well-being and resilience.

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Transforming Lives: Reducing Incarceration and Building Unity​

Law & Policy

The department is not just a response to Fresno’s gang violence crisis; it’s a lifeline for the community. By intervening in the lives of at-risk individuals, the program aims to save lives and offer a way out of the dangerous cycle of gang life. It provides youth with opportunities and hope, steering them away from the destructive path that could lead to jail. Through the program’s efforts, the goal is clear: to empower individuals to become productive members of society, breaking free from the grip of violence and paving the way for a brighter, safer future for Fresno.
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Empowering Communities: Honoring Indigenous Culture and Resilience Through Our Food

Food Soverignty

Our Food Sovereignty Program is dedicated to fostering community resilience and honoring Indigenous cultural autonomy by preserving and teaching traditional culinary practices. We aim to share the rich history of ingredients and engage communities in a journey of culinary discovery. Through educational initiatives, we empower individuals to connect with their heritage, cultivating a deep appreciation for traditional food systems and the cultural significance they hold.

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Transforming Lives: Reducing Incarceration and Building Unity​

Workforce Development

Workforce development focuses on ecosystem restoration and climate adaptation by training and certifying community members to manage, protect, and expand Tribal cultural resources and landscapes.
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Committed to helping the community!

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Where you can find us!

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The Office
My Homies Kitchen
East Side Marketplace
Warehouse
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