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An introduction to several of the wonderful volunteers that make Sunnyvale Community Services (SCS) thrive. SCS works to prevent homelessness and hunger for low-income families and seniors in Sunnyvale, CA

AchieveKids’ Staff Represent! A short piece designed for use on the AchieveKids’ website and in social media. Staff speak about a deep commitment to their work at a unique education program serving students with special needs.

Sunnyvale Community Services (SCS) - Preventing homelessness and hunger since 1970. This video introduces representative staff and clients in the SCS community, and provides an overview of the organization's services. SCS plays a critical role in the array of safety net services in Silicon Valley.

AchieveKids’ Students Weigh-In! A short piece designed for use on the AchieveKids’ website and in social media. Students speak about how much they like their school, and how it has helped meet their needs.

A 5 minute overview of services provided by WorkAbility 1 (WA I) — a program funded by California Department of Education to school districts throughout the state to provide comprehensive pre-employment skills training, employment placement and follow-up for high school students in special education who are making the transition from school to work.

A 4.5 minute video highlighting some of the employers partnering with WorkAbility I (WA I) to provide employment training opportunities for high school students transitioning into the work force.

Meet Tiffany — a WA I current student (3 minutes)

Meet Toby — a former student with WA I, and successful business owner (3.5 minutes)

Pelindaba Lavender Farm on San Juan Island, Washington is a special place, and an important member of the island community. This 4 minute piece reveals the spirit and beauty of the farm.

The Storybridge program, funded by the U.S. Department of Education, brings elder storytellers to Title 1 elementary schools. Children in classrooms implementing the program made great improvements in their listening comprehension and their literary responsiveness and analysis as well as dramatic skills. This is a full-length (7 min) video.

A 3.5 minute excerpt from a 14.5 minute project for the Santa Clara County Mental Health Department. The story arc encourages refugees from Vietnam to seek help with basic needs and mental health challenges related to their refugee experiences.

A 3.5 minute excerpt from a 14 minute project for the Santa Clara County Mental Health Department. The story arc encourages refugees from Ethiopia to seek help with basic needs and mental health challenges related to their refugee experiences.

A 3 minute web video describing the at-home behavioral program offered by AchieveKids, school for special-needs children.

A 3:45 minute excerpt from a multi-lingual piece for Asian Americans
for Community Involvement’s Mental Health Department. Winner
of the 2011 CreaTiVe Award for Non-Profit Videos 2-30 minutes.

Opening minutes of a nine minute piece for Somos Mayfair, an agency committed to cultural activism, social services and community organizing (3 min).

Excerpt highlighting the work of the Domestic Violence team at Asian Americans for Community Involvement (AACI, 3 min).

A 3 min web-video for Napa Valley Hospice, describing their philosophy and services.

Excerpt featuring the Institute on Aging's annual Cable-Car Caroling outreach event to the San Francisco elderly community (3 min).

Opening sequence of a 15 minute historical tribute to AchieveKids — a school for special needs youth on it's 50th anniversary (3 min).

A two minute web-video for a school serving special needs kids.

2011 Creative Award
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... inspired by what they had previously heard about Pelindaba Lavender and in particular our community focus — a core interest of theirs — LifePrints Video came to visit us for a week. With authenticity and spontaneity in mind, the material they used came solely from their unscripted interviews of us as well as several others in our island community. We were naturally delighted with what they presented to us.”


- Stephen Robins
Pelindaba Lavender