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 Gavilan College Fresh Success, please contact:

Annette Gutierrez
CalWORKS/Fresh Success Program Specialist
T: 408.848.4798
E: AGutierrez@gavlian.edu
Website: https://www.gavilan.edu/student/eops/calworks/freshsuccess.php

Foothill DeAnza Community College District Occupational Training Institute

Santa Clara County

For more information about Foothill DeAnza Community College District Fresh Success, please contact: 

Sabrina Stewart
OTI Supervisor
T: 408.864.8360
E: stewartsabrina@fhda.edu
Website: https://www.fhda.edu/

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/

Vista Adult School

San Diego and Riverside Counties

For more information about Vista Adult School Fresh Success, please contact:

Celina Mendoza
Fresh Success Advisor
T: 760.758.7122 ext. 80012
E: celinamendoza@vistausd.org
Website: https://www.vistaadultschool.org/

Reading and Beyond - Upward Mobility Pathways

Fresno, Madera, and Kings Counties

For more information about Upward Mobility Pathways Fresh Success, please contact:

Arasely Rosas
Program Manager
T: 559.342.8615 
E: arosas@readingandbeyond.org
Website: http://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/

Goodwill Industries of the Greater East Bay

Solano County

For more information about the Goodwill Industries of the Greater East Bay Fresh Success program, please contact:

Bill Erben
Director of Mission Services
T: 510.698.7215
E: berben@eastbaygoodwill.org
Website: http://www.eastbaygoodwill.org/

Homeword Bound of Marin

Marin and Sonoma Counties

For more information about the Homeword Bound of Marin Fresh Success program, please contact:

Sandra McGraw
Culinary Employment Specialist
T: 415.382.3363 ext 231
E: smcgraw@hbofm.org

Website: https://www.mtsac.edu

Downtown Streets Team

Marin and Sonoma Counties

For more information about the Downtown Streets Team Fresh Success program, please contact:

Karen Strolia
Director of The North Bay
T: 415.636.1459
E: karen@streetsteam.org
Website: https://www.streetsteam.org/

Glendale Community College

Los Angeles County

For more information about the Glendale Community College Fresh Success program, please contact: 

Andre Manukyan
GCC Cares Program Manager
T: 818.240.1000 ext 3033
E: amanukyan@glendale.edu
Website: https://www.glendale.edu/

Mt San Antonio College

Los Angeles County

For more information about the Mt San Antonio College Fresh Success program, please contact: 

Shelly Laddusaw 
Coordinator, School of Continuing Education
T: 909.274.5774
E: sladdusaw@mtsac.edu

Website: https://www.mtsac.edu

Los Angeles City College

Los Angeles County

For more information about the Los Angeles City College Fresh Success program, please contact:

Guadalupe Martinez
Student Services Specialist, Basic Needs
T: 323-953-4000 ext 2192
E: FreshSuccess@lacitycollege.edu  
Website: https://lacitycollege.edu/Resources/LACC-Cares/Fresh-Success

West Los Angeles College

Los Angeles County

For more information about the West Los Angeles College Fresh Success program, please contact: 

Maritza Medina
Student Services Assistant
T: 310.287.4510
E: medinam@wlac.edu
Website: http://www.wlac.edu/

San Jose Evergreen Community College District

Santa Clara County

For more information about the San Jose Evergreen Community College District Fresh Success program, please contact:

Vanessa Muniz
Director, SparkPoint, San Jose
T: 408.918.5199
E: Vanessa.Muniz@sjeccd.edu
Website: https://www.sjeccd.edu/

Year Up Bay Area

San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, and Solano Counties

For more information about the Year Up Fresh Success program, please contact:

Zenia Ibarra
E: zibarra@yearup.org 
Website: https://www.yearup.org/locations/94518/campus/grouped/bay-area

Woodland Community College

Yolo County

For more information about Woodland Community College Fresh Success, please contact:

Patricia Barba
Director of Special Programs
T: 530-661-5766
E: pbarba@yccd.edu
Website: https://wcc.yccd.edu/

East Los Angeles College

Los Angeles County

For more information about the East Los Angeles College Fresh Success program, please contact: 

Danelle Fallert
Dean, Student Services 
T: 323.265.8797
E: fallerd@elac.edu
Website: https://www.elac.edu/

Contact Us

Foundation Contacts

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

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

Shabnum Budhwani 
Specialist, Fresh Success
T: 916.581.0373
E: sbudhwani@foundationccc.org 


 

Fact Sheet

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Partners and Supporters

  • AC Strategic Solutions
  • Anthem Foundation
  • California Department of Social Services
  • California Workforce 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)
  • Walter S. Johnson Foundation
  • Y&H Soda Foundation

How to get involved

  • Community-based organizations, adult education programs, and community colleges can start a Fresh Success program (click here for more information)
  • County welfare departments can partner with Fresh Success to expand CalFresh E&T services (click here for more information)
  • Funders can support program growth, technical assistance, and evaluation
  • Complete an interest form to be contacted by Fresh Success staff

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