Fresh Success Providers

Fresh Success Providers

Employment and Training services are offered through Fresh Success Providers, in partnership with the Foundation and the local county welfare department. Current Providers include:

Gavilan College

Santa Clara County and San Benito County

For more information about Gavlian College Fresh Success, please contact:

Annette Gutierrez
CalWORKSs/Fresh Success Program Specialist
T: 408.848.4798


Opportunity Junction

Contra Costa County

For more information about Opportunity Junction Fresh Success, please contact:

Brianna Robinson
Director of Programs
T: 925.776.1133

Rubicon Programs and Diablo Valley College in partnership with Rubicon Programs

Contra Costa County

For more information about Rubicon Programs and Diablo Valley College Fresh Success, please contact:

Kimi Barnes
Special Projects Manager
T: 510.231.3913

Southwestern College

San Diego County

For more information about Southwestern College Fresh Success, please contact:

Omar Orihuela
Director of EOPS, CalWORKs, and Foster Youth
T: 619.482.6360

Reading and Beyond - Upward Mobility Pathways

Fresno, Madera, and Kings Counties

For more information about Upward Mobility Pathways, please contact:

Nakia Vue
Program Manager, California Bridge Academies
T: 559.342.8614


Contra Costa, Placer, and Santa Clara Counties

For more information about iFoster Fresh Success, please contact:

Serita Cox
CEO, coFounder
T: 530.550.9645

Food What?!

Santa Cruz County

For more information about the Food What?! Fresh Success program, please contact: 

Kayla Kumar
Development Director
T: 831.459.5476 

Contact Us

Foundation Contacts

Courtney Cagle
Senior Program Specialist, Fresh Success
T: 916.491.4468

Tanya Garbolino 
Manager, Fresh Success
T: 916.491.4477

Fact Sheet

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Partners and Supporters

  • AC Strategic Solutions
  • California Department of Social Services
  • California Welfare Directors Association
  • California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office
  • The California Wellness Foundation
  • Thomas J. Long Foundation
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service (FNS)
  • Western Center on Law and Poverty
  • Walter S. Johnson Foundation
  • Y&H Soda Foundation

How to get involved

  • Start a pilot program in a community-based organization or community college
  • Join with other funders to support planning, technical assistance, evaluation, and pilots
  • Complete an interest form to be contacted by Fresh Success staff

Get Involved

Foundation for California
Community Colleges

1102 Q Street, Suite 4800
Sacramento, CA 95811

Toll Free: 866.325.3222
Fax: 916.325.0844

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Help the Foundation further its mission to benefit, support, and enhance the California Community Colleges.

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Who we serve

The Foundation serves as the official foundation supporting the Board of Governors, Chancellor’s Office, and the entire California Community College system, including 116 colleges and 73 districts, serving 2.1 million students.

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