Black History

February is Black History Month and uSpark wanted to hear directly from local Black leaders. Often the conversations around Black History Month are centered around the national level. We wanted to shift the focus locally, to understand the [Keep Reading...]

Fresno Nurse Shares COVID-19 Experience

Disclosure: The author of this article wishes to remain anonymous. The author works as a nurse in Fresno and is sharing their experience via uSpark. Their story reflects what many nurses/health workers are currently experiencing in the Central Valley [Keep Reading...]

Young People Taking on Local Politics

Photos by Jennifer Emerling Update: In February 2021, David Paredes was accused by several women of sexual and emotional abuse. Paredes was serving as Fresno DSA co-chair and resigned. Fresno DSA conducted an investigation and took action against [Keep Reading...]