Mission

The goal of the Eco Village Project is to provide safe, sanitary, uplifting and dignified housing for the homeless in an environmentally sustainable manner and to provide a holistic environment that gives the mental, emotional and physical tools necessary to escape…

Architect Arthur Dyson

Vision

Eco Village Concept The Eco Village vision is that all citizens should enjoy basic rights to peaceful sleep, dignity, good health and a chance at employment and productive work.  The Eco Village proposes to be a safe, livable, healthy community…

EVPF_Board_2

Team

All board members of the Eco Village Project of Fresno are unpaid volunteers and longtime homeless advocates. Architect Arthur Dyson – President A native Californian, Arthur Dyson discovered early in life that his attraction to architecture didn’t come from what…

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Photo by Dixie Salazar

“I Give Up” – Brittani’s Story

“I give up.”  This is what I said when I realized I had spent an entire year looking for a job with no success.  It was also a year after my kids’ father had overdosed on heroin.  This is the…

Barbara’s Story

Barbara’s Story I was born and raised in Fresno, CA.  My dad was Irish and my mom Italian.  I have two brothers and two sisters.  My dad used to be a security guard and my mom was a stay-at-home housewife….

Game Changer Contest

I’m happy to announce that the Dakota EcoGarden will be receiving about $5000 in cash from an UPROXX contest that was won in Nancy Waidtlow’s honor. This is the link to the Game Changer Contest submission page: http://uproxx.com/life/gamechangers The official UPROXX article on…

Photo by Dixie Salazar

“I Give Up” – Brittani’s Story

“I give up.”  This is what I said when I realized I had spent an entire year looking for a job with no success.  It was also a year after my kids’ father had overdosed on heroin.  This is the…

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Barbara’s Story

Barbara’s Story I was born and raised in Fresno, CA.  My dad was Irish and my mom Italian.  I have two brothers and two sisters.  My dad used to be a security guard and my mom was a stay-at-home housewife….

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Game Changer Contest

I’m happy to announce that the Dakota EcoGarden will be receiving about $5000 in cash from an UPROXX contest that was won in Nancy Waidtlow’s honor. This is the link to the Game Changer Contest submission page: http://uproxx.com/life/gamechangers The official UPROXX article on…

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