Tobacco Retail Licensing Campaign Update!

The Vallejo Community Change Coalition (VCCC) works extensively addressing the harmful effects of secondhand smoke through various policy campaigns as well as to get a Tobacco Retail Licensing (TRL) policy adopted in Vallejo. A TRL policy would reduce access to tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21 and ensure tobacco retailers operate responsibly. … Continue reading

Vallejo Community Change Coalition: Youth Marijuana Prevention

The Vallejo Community Change Coalition (VCCC) strives to create a healthy environment for Vallejo kids and families where the negative impact of alcohol, tobacco, drugs and other harmful products are minimized. Over the last year and a half, the VCCC educated residents on the harms of marijuana, trained community members and organized to address the … Continue reading

FBP hiring for 3 positions in the Civic Engagement department!

  Fighting Back Partnership (FBP) is now hiring for three (3) open positions in our Civic Engagement department: Civic Engagement Specialist, .85 FTE Civic Engagement Prevention Coordinator, 1 FTE Civic Engagement North County Coordinator, 1 FTE Click on the position above for the full job announcement. Position descriptions and instructions on how to apply are … Continue reading

Give Local Solano – May 3, 2016

Great cities don’t just appear.  They’re built. They’re built by a strong partnership between civil society, government, business, and the nonprofit sector working hand in hand on common goals from an inspired vision.  For 25 years, Fighting Back Partnership has been in the business of building a better Vallejo for all of its citizens, and … Continue reading

FBP 25th Anniversary Crab Feed! (3/26)

  Come and help Fighting Back Partnership celebrate 25 years of serving Vallejo!  Tickets are still available for this Crab Feed, with fresh delicious crab from the state of Washington.  Call 707-648-4230 to reserve your seat before tickets run out! All proceeds help to continue the important work of the organization. You can download a … Continue reading

Our community deserves responsible businesses

The following is a letter from the Vallejo Community Change Coalition, whose mission is to provide a vehicle for the community to learn about and improve environmental health factors in Vallejo. I’m sure we can all agree that thriving businesses are essential to growth in Vallejo. But thriving businesses are not enough to improve our city, we … Continue reading

El Cerrito considering regulating tobacco retailers

The tobacco retail licensing movement may be spreading to nearby city of El Cerrito as the city is considering TRL regulations. You can view the full information about the proposed ordinance on the city’s website here. We’ve highlighted a couple sections below that are particularly promising. OVERVIEW OF PROPOSED TOBACCO RETAILER LICENSE PROGRAM The proposed … Continue reading

Fighting Back fights for smoking related ordinances

Fighting Back Partnership is in the Vallejo Times-Herald regarding its tobacco prevention efforts. You can find the article on the Vallejo Times-Herald website here: http://bit.ly/1esDaNu Having been thwarted by circumstances several years and at least one city council ago, Fighting Back Partnership has renewed its efforts to impact tobacco use in Vallejo, organization officials said. “Fighting … Continue reading

Join us at Juneteenth!

Hello community members! We invite you all to come out and celebrate Juneteenth with us on Saturday, June 20, 2015 from 11 am to 6 pm at City Park in Vallejo. Fighting Back Partnership will have a table there and we’ll be promoting, among other things, our tobacco prevention efforts. Please stop by our table … Continue reading