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  • A Conversation With Dianne Harrison

    How long have you been volunteering in the community? I have been volunteering in each community I have lived in for my entire 40-year career. I have been volunteering in Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley for the last 5 years since my arrival at California State University, Northridge (CSUN). How long have you […]

  • A Conversation With Tiani Pesante

    How long have you been volunteering in the community? I have been volunteering in various communities in California since childhood through my Buddhist Organization – Soka Gakkai International. Tell us a little about yourself. I am a native Californian, practicing Buddhist, and a joyfully creative world traveler. I was born into this sect of Buddhism, […]

  • A Conversation With Dr. Sean Younai

    How long have you been volunteering in the community? I have been volunteering in the community for 19 years. How long have you been volunteering for The Valley Economic Alliance? I have been volunteering for The Valley Economic Alliance (TVEA) for 2 years. Tell us a little about yourself. I immigrated to the United States […]

  • A Conversation With Gerry Palon

    How long have you been volunteering in the community? I have 6 years of experience in Chamber of Commerce related projects which give back to the community, and actively participate in projects that enhances socio-economic advocacies. How long have you been volunteering for The Valley Economic Alliance? I have been volunteering for The Valley Economic […]

  • A Conversation With Natasha Madarian

    How long have you been volunteering in the community? I have been a community volunteer for over 9 years, individually working on various projects. How long have you been volunteering for The Valley Economic Alliance? I met Kenn Phillips of The Valley Economic Alliance (TVEA) in 2010, and became an active volunteer member one year […]

  • A Conversation With Kristine Tonoyan

    How long have you been volunteering in the community? I have been volunteering in the community for 5 years. How long have you been volunteering for The Valley Economic Alliance? I have been volunteering for The Valley Economic Alliance (TVEA) for 1 year. Tell us a little about yourself. My family emigrated from Armenia to […]

  • A Conversation With Christina Ketsoyan

    How long have you been volunteering in the community? I have been an active volunteer in the San Fernando Valley (SFV) community since 2003. How long have you been volunteering for The Valley Economic Alliance? I have been volunteering for The Valley Economic Alliance (TVEA) since 2013. Tell us a little about yourself. I am […]

  • A Conversation With Paula Bahamon

    How long have you been volunteering in the community? I have been volunteering in the community for 10 years. How long have you been volunteering for The Valley Economic Alliance? I have been volunteering for The Valley Economic Alliance (TVEA) for 2 years. Tell us a little about yourself. I am Vice President and Small […]

  • A Conversation With Diana Sanchez

    How long have you been volunteering in the community? I have been volunteering in the San Fernando Valley since I first moved out here in 2007, however I have always enjoyed volunteering for various organizations even as a child. My parents taught me the importance of giving back. How long have you been volunteering for […]

  • A Conversation With Daniel Blake

    How long have you been volunteering in the community? I moved to the Valley in 1971 as an Economics Professor at California State University, Northridge (CSUN), then at San Fernando Valley State College, and began volunteering 5 years later as Co-Director of CSUN’s Center for Economic Research and Education. We helped Valley teachers introduce economic […]

  • A Conversation With Cindy Keitel

    How long have you been volunteering in the community? I have been volunteering in the community for 23 years. How long have you been volunteering for The Valley Economic Alliance? I have been volunteering for The Valley Economic Alliance (TVEA) for 8 years. Tell us a little about yourself. My current position is working in […]

  • A Conversation With Ford Roosevelt

    How long have you been volunteering in the community? I have been involved in public school education in the Valley since 2001. How long have you been volunteering for The Valley Economic Alliance? Inspired by Bruce Ackerman, I have been involved with The Valley Economic Alliance (TVEA) since 2004. Tell us a little about yourself. […]