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CVCF’s 2017 Year in Review

The end of the year is always a time for reflection. As our team at the Central Valley Community Foundation prepares for the year ahead, we’re also taking time to pause and reflect on what 2017 looked like for us. With a new President and CEO at the helm and a new...

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Get to Know Claudie Richardson: CVCF Fall ’17 Intern

At the Central Valley Community Foundation, an integral part of our work to build stronger communities through effective philanthropy is by fostering the next generation of leaders. This is why CVCF invests in programs like Next Generation Philanthropy, which paves...

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The Big Tell Filmmaker Profile: Jose Edward Muñoz

For the final Big Tell Filmmaker Profile, we’ve asked local filmmaker Jose Edward Muñoz ten questions about himself and his mini documentary exploring the love story behind the establishment of the Kings Cultural Center. Central Valley Community Foundation (CVCF): As...

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The Big Tell Filmmaker Profile: Luis Alcazar

For the seventh Big Tell Filmmaker Profile, we’ve asked local filmmaker Luis Alcazar ten questions about himself and his mini-documentary about the memories and history of the Kadota fig through the eyes of a young Chicana who was raised in Planada, California....

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The Big Tell Filmmaker Profile: Paula Yang

For the third Big Tell Filmmaker Profile, we introduce Paula Yang, a filmmaker and advocate who, for decades, has served as a powerful voice for local Hmong veterans. Storytelling has always been an integral part of Paula Yang’s life. As a young child growing up in...

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