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
  • Opportunity Junction - Contra Costa County
  • Rubicon Programs - Contra Costa County
  • Rubicon Programs at Diablo Valley College - Contra Costa County
  • Southwestern College - San Diego County
  • Reading and Beyond - Fresno, Madera, and Kings Counties
  • iFoster - Contra Costa, Placer, and Santa Clara Counties
  • Food What?! - Santa Cruz County
  • Community Action Board of Santa Cruz County, Inc. - Santa Cruz County

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
E: AGutierrez@gavlian.edu
Website: https://www.gavilan.edu/student/eops/calworks/freshsuccess.php

Opportunity Junction

Contra Costa County

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

Brianna Robinson
Director of Programs
T: 925.776.1133
E: brianna@opportunityjunction.org
Website: http://www.opportunityjunction.org/

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
E: KimiB@rubiconprograms.org
Website: http://rubiconprograms.org/

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
E: oorihuela@swccd.edu
Website: http://www.swccd.edu/

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
E: nvue@readingandbeyond.org
Website: www.readingandbeyond.org 

iFoster

Contra Costa, Placer, and Santa Clara Counties

For more information about iFoster Fresh Success, please contact:

Serita Cox
CEO, coFounder
T: 530.550.9645
E: serita@ifoster.org
Website: https://www.ifoster.org/

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 
E: kayla@fooodwhat.org
Website: http://www.foodwhat.org/

Community Action Board of Santa Cruz County, Inc.

Santa Cruz County

For more information about CAB's Fresh Success program, please contact:

Maria Rodriguez-Castillo
Programs Director
T: 831.274.3154 
E: MariaR@cabinc.org 
Website: https://cabinc.org/ 

Contact Us

Foundation Contacts

Courtney Cagle
Senior Program Specialist, Fresh Success
T: 916.491.4468
E: ccagle@foundationccc.org


Tanya Garbolino 
Manager, Fresh Success
T: 916.491.4477
E: tgarbolino@foundationccc.org

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

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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 115 colleges and 73 districts, serving 2.1 million students.

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