Central Valley Pacific Islander Alliance (CVPIA) is a social justice organization dedicated to serving, advocating, and elevating Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander communities based in the Central Valley of California. CVPIA aims to cultivate a safe space for all NHPI identities while standing in solidarity with other marginalized organizations and communities through meaningful relationship building, delivering culturally relevant information and resource distribution.
A thriving Central Valley Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander community rooted in our cultures and informed by our ancestors.
Weave a trusted and sustainable network of NHPI organizations and community members to serve, empower, and advocate for our growing Central Valley village.
We invite and celebrate diversity in Pasifika identities spanning across the Pacific Ocean, and we believe in the competitive advantage they provide.
We commit to and advocate for equitable policies that affect all Pasifika identities and to ensure equitable access to opportunities throughout the Central Valley and beyond.
We hold each other accountable to past, present, and future generations.
We believe that the responsibility of a leader is to serve.
We strive to eliminate barriers and maximize accessibility.
We honor the mana/kåna, or life force, that connects all Pasifika peoples and our sea of islands.
We recognize and respect that we live and grow on the lands of the Tachi Yokuts and Miwok. We stand in solidarity with the indigenous peoples of these lands, as well as the Asian and Asian American, Black, Latinx, and LGBTQIA communities.