Silicon Valley Community Foundation Journalism Program

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  • Stipend/Gift Card
  • School Credit
  • Community Service/Volunteer Hours
  • Authorship on Publications/Letters to the Editor
  • Transportation Reimbursement
  • Grant/Scholarship

The Silicon Valley Community Foundation Journalism Program is a new county-wide program where youth participants will have the opportunity to share their perspectives on some of the most pressing issues in our community. We will be cultivating a youth-led media outlet over the months that explores various forms of storytelling, ranging from Op-Eds, personal narratives, digital and multimedia, blogs, etc. Youth will also gain an opportunity to build skills and capacity with local media outlets. 

Check out the first audio story for the Fall 2021 cohort: 


For more information, contact Catherine Lee at [email protected]

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