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The Struggle to stop Slumlords in Fresno (video/mp4 252.6MB) - by Mike Rhodes
The complete Tenants Together Press Conference (21:35 minutes). This Press Conference was called to condemn the deplorable conditions residents were living in at the Fresno Inn and to make sure that these people do not become homeless.
Posted: Thu May 22, 2014 7:46PM
Video of May Day 2014 in Fresno
(Attachment On: May Day in Fresno) (video/mp4 18.9MB) - by Mike Rhodes
Posted: Fri May 2, 2014 10:01AM
Class Action lawsuit filed against JD Homes in Fresno (video/mp4 95.5MB) - by Mike Rhodes
Tenants Together filed a class action lawsuit against JD Homes in Fresno. This is an 8:10 minute video of the press conference with the attorney and several community activists speaking.
Posted: Sun Jan 26, 2014 3:57PM
Martin Luther King Day march in Fresno (video/mp4 37.6MB) - by Mike Rhodes
This is a 3.12 minute video from the 2014 Martin Luther King Day march in downtown Fresno. Over 500 people attended.
Posted: Mon Jan 20, 2014 2:37PM
American Indian Nations demand fulfillment of the federal government's treaty obligations (video/mp4 45.4MB) - by Captive Nation Solidarity
* Quanah Brightman, Executive Director of United Native Americans Inc. [510-672-7187] * Linda Orannhawk, President of United Native Americans Inc. [505-603-2908]
Posted: Sun Oct 13, 2013 11:04AM
Video (with music) about the homeless situation in Fresno (video/mp4 45.4MB) - by Mike Rhodes
This is a 4 minute video about the homeless situation in Fresno.
Posted: Tue Sep 10, 2013 7:37PM
No Attack on Syria! (video/mp4 45.4MB) - by Mike Rhodes
Peace Fresno organized this "Silent Vigil with Live Music" which was held at Courthouse Park in downtown Fresno. The first performer you see in this 3:53 minute video is John Martin III.
Posted: Sat Sep 7, 2013 11:57AM
Deportee (video/mp4 341.5MB) - by Mike Rhodes
Answering Woody Guthrie's Question - “Who are these friends all scattered like dry leaves?” A memorial honoring the victims of the January 28, 1948 Los Gatos Canyon Plane Crash took place in Fresno today. Guthrie’s song inspired organizers to find out the names of those killed in the plane crash that took place 65 years ago. Family members of the victims, friends and allies attended the unveiling of a memorial listing the names of those killed.
Posted: Mon Sep 2, 2013 7:15PM
Video of the Press Conference
(Attachment On: Fresno Homeless Advocates Hold Press Conference) (video/mp4 149.6MB) - by Mike Rhodes
Posted: Mon Aug 26, 2013 3:55PM
Fresno Tenants Demand Withdrawal of Illegal Eviction Notices (video/mp4 87.8MB) - by Mike Rhodes
Tenants Together, California’s Statewide Organization for Renters’ Rights, held a Press Conference at Noon today in Fresno. They are taking action to fight dozens of illegal eviction notices that were delivered to tenants at the Fresno Inn last week. The Community Alliance newspaper attended the Press Conference where we shot this 7:30 minute video. For more information about Tenants Together, call (559) 426-5538.
Posted: Wed Aug 21, 2013 6:21PM
Vote No on Measure G! (video/mp4 16.0MB) - by Mike Rhodes
See the Raging Grannies (in this short video) sing out against privatizing the residential sanitation department in Fresno. This rally was held on Friday, May 31 in the Tower District, in conjunction with the “light brigade.” Vote No on Measure G!
Posted: Sun Jun 2, 2013 3:56PM
4-Homeless Bill Of Rights - Mike Hennes
(Attachment On: California Homeless Bill Of Rights Supercharges Incredible Hulkamania) (video/mp4 31.8MB) - by carol harvey
Posted: Thu May 2, 2013 1:59PM
May Day march for Immigrant Rights in Fresno (video/mp4 41.7MB) - by Mike Rhodes
About 650 people marched in Fresno for immigrant rights on May 1, 2013 (International Workers Day).
Posted: Wed May 1, 2013 9:59PM
Cindy Sheehan in Fresno (video/mp4 138.7MB) - by Mike Rhodes
This is an 11:53 minute video of Cindy Sheehan speaking in Fresno at the College Community Congregational Church. Cindy talks about her new book: Revolution, A Love Story & announces that she will run for Governor of California in 2014.
Posted: Sun Nov 11, 2012 7:50PM
The Issue of Police Accountability in Fresno (video/mp4 113.9MB) - by Mike Rhodes
The Central California Criminal Justice Committee held a press conference to push the City of Fresno to include funding for an Independent Police Auditor. The press statement is below and the (9:46 minute) video of the Q & A following the press conference is also below.
Posted: Mon Jun 18, 2012 8:31PM
Fresno Says ‘NO’ to Hate Crimes (video/mp4 168.2MB) - by Mike Rhodes
The Justice For Patty Dawson Committee held a Press Conference today in Fresno. (14:25 minute) Video from the Press Conference is below.
Posted: Thu Jun 14, 2012 3:44PM
Homeless Action in Fresno (video/mp4 327.3MB) - by Mike Rhodes
There was a “homeless action” event organized by Faith in Community/PICO in Fresno on Sunday, June 10. The event consisted of serving the homeless breakfast, a presentation (mostly) by homeless people to County of Fresno officials, and a street fair. The presentation portion of the event is in the video below.
Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2012 11:17PM
Occupy Fresno Legal Victory (video/mp4 54.3MB) - by Mike Rhodes
The video (4:41 minute) below is from the Occupy Fresno press conference held today in Courthouse Park to share the results of the settlement with the County of Fresno on the 100+ arrests that have taken place over the last eight months. The good news is that all charges have been dropped and Occupy Fresno can once again have all night demonstrations in the park.
Posted: Fri Jun 8, 2012 4:12PM
Justice for James Rivera; Police Murder in Stockton, Ca. (video/x-ms-wmv 273.6MB) - by Earl Black
On July 22, 2010, 16 year old James Earl Rivera, Jr. was shot and killed in a hail of 48 bullits fired by Stockton PD Officers, Gregory Nunn and Eriz Azavard and San Joaquin County Sheriff Deputy John Nesbit. Unarmed James Rivera was driving at normal speed to his home when he was rammed and turned around by a Stockton police car. A second police car rammed him again, pushing him through two neighboring garages and immobilizing his car. Witnesses at the scene say the crash through the garag...
Posted: Thu May 17, 2012 9:35PM
No Justice No Peace, No Killer Police (video/x-ms-wmv 82.5MB) - by Earl Black
Stockton, Ca is the home of too many police murders of unarmed Black and Latino men. The organizing efforts of the James Rivera family of Stockton, CA in seeking justice for their murdered son has resulted in two protest marches and ralleys, one of which was joined by Occupy Oakland and the family of a second police murder victim - Luther Brown. This video is the story of those two protest marches. Approximately twelve minutes long.
Posted: Tue Apr 17, 2012 6:55PM