Agriculture companies in California and elsewhere are not obligated to house employees, nor is much state or federal money set aside for farmworker housing. In Salinas Valley, which is the fifth least affordable place to live in the United States, one company may be bucking the trend.
Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC) received a $50,000 grant this week from the California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA) 2016 Environmental Justice Small Grants program to promote safe water consumption in Merced County communities.
It has been nearly a year since a massive wildfire burned through Middletown in Lake County, California, enough time it would seem for some rebuilding and renewal. But the breadth of the devastation in this rugged area, says John Hamner, Callayomi County Water District (CCWD) general manager, has left seemingly irreversible scars.
Rural Community Assistance Corporation’s (RCAC) work to install water bottle filling stations and point-of-use filters in Arvin, California, through the Agua4All program was featured on Valley Public Radio today
Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC) received $10,000 from the San Joaquin Valley Health Fund to expand the Agua4All program to communities in the Porterville School District in Tulare County.