Our Projects

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The Nuvein Foundation supports the arts in the San Gabriel Valley in a number of ways. Below you can learn more about:
1 ) What we do
2) What we partner to do
3) What we have done (prior year retrospective)

1) WHAT WE DO (as in we offer these services/resources)

Sylvia Lopez

  • Peer Poet Program Workshop Series (details coming soon)
  • LA County Library Arts Programs (details coming soon)
  • Nuvein Visionary Scholarship Through Enrique Diaz Memorial Scholarship Fund, Nuvein is able to offer a scholarship to help aspiring college bound creative students reach their goals.
  • Nuvein ENCOURAGE Micro Grants –  For local, positive, inclusive, and meaningful arts projects in the SGV

2) WHAT WE PARTNER TO DO (as in we collaborate with other parties to organize/fund/etc)

Nuvein Partner
  • Dia de Los Muertos, El Monte – An annual Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos) celebration in El Monte.
    Partners (Past and Present):
    Downtown El Monte Business Association (DEMBA) , 2010-present
    El Monte/South El Monte Chamber of Commerce (EMSEM), 2010-present
    City of El Monte, 2010-present
    Mora/May Agency, 2011
    Norwood Branch of LA County Library, 2010-present
    El Monte Branch of LA County Library, 2013-present
    El Monte Union High School District (EMUHSD), 2012-present
    El Monte High School M.E.Ch.A and AVID, 2012-present
    Mid Valley News, 2010-present
    Mid Valley Radio, 2012-present
    Vendors by Oscar’s Fresh Coffee, 2010-2011
    Vendors by Petra Nieto & Estella Neyer, 2012-present
    El Monte Television Channel 3, 2012-present
    San Gabriel Valley Tribune, 2010-present
    La Opinion, 2011
    Radio Super Estrella, 2011
    Market Grill Monrovia, 2011-2012
    Vons Credit Union – El Monte, 2010-2013
    Penske Motor Group -Longo Toyota, 2013-present
    Southern California Edison, 2010
    Galleria de Los Muertos (Grasiela Rodriguez), 2010-2011
    Cakeshop Oddities art events, 2012-present
    Arte Cabalturo Arte, 2012
  • SGV Comic Book Expo – A festival celebrating local artist who work with comic books / graphic novels  / zines.
    Los Comex (Javier Hernandez), 2008-2013
    Not your Friends Comics (Grasiela Rodriguez), 2009-2014
    Cuban Club of San Gabriel Valley, 2008, 2010
    Digital Business and Design College 2008-2011
    Monrovia Public Library, 2009
    Monrovia Department of Community Services, 2009
    Monrovia Arts Festival, 2009
    City of Monrovia, 2009
    Baldwin Park Arts & Recreation Center, 2013-present
    City of Baldwin Park, 2013-present
  • Vision and Voices of the Valley (poetry feature series).
    Partners (Past and Present):
    SGV Poetry Festival, 2012
    SGV Literature Festival, 2012
    South Pasadena Chamber of Commerce, 2012-present
    South Pasadena Arts Council, 2012-present
    South Pasadena Eclectic Music Festival & Arts Crawl, 2013
  • La Puente Artwalk – A celebration and showcase of local artists in Old Town La Puente.
    Partners (Past and Present):
    Twin Palms Recovery Center, 2012-present
    La Puente Library, 2012-present RiT Gallery, 2012-present
    Old Town Puente Business Association, 2013-2014
    East SGV Boys and Girls Club, 2012-2013
    La Puente Senior Center, 2012-present
    Hacienda-La Puente Unified School District, 2013-present
    City of Industry Sheriff’s Office Explorers Cadet program, 2013
    City of La Puente, 2012-present
    Bridgetown Diy, 2014-present
  • SGV Poetry in Motion – Teen and Youth Competition and Showcase.
    Partners (Past and Present):
    SGV Poetry Festival, 2012-present
    SGV Literature Festival, 2013
    Emerging Urban Poets/Saturday Afternoon Poetry – Pasadena, 2012-present
    ZZyZx WriterZ group, 2014-present
    Coffee House Writers, 2012-2013
    Whittier Poetry Group, 2012-2013
    Arcadia Public Library, 2012-present

3) WHAT WE HAVE DONE (prior year retrospective) – Read the 2014 Year in Review and the 2013 Year in Review.


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