F I G L E A F EDUCATIONAL FESTIVALS

Films for Everyone!

aka Reel Pride Gay & Lesbian Film Festival   |   Fresno, CA   |  www.reelpride.com

Mission

The mission of Fresno Reel Pride is to increase the awareness of the gay and lesbian community through the exhibition of films and videos exploring gay and lesbian themes at an annual festival in Fresno. Fresno Reel Pride, through the universal appeal of movies, works to produce a major cultural event for the entire Central Valley community designed to enhance community acceptance and understanding, while adding to the diversity of a culturally rich city.

Ruling year info

1998

Board President

Kathleen Arambula-Reyna

Main address

PO Box 4647

Fresno, CA 93744 USA

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EIN

77-0477350

NTEE code info

Cultural, Ethnic Awareness (A23)

Lesbian/Gay Rights (R26)

IRS filing requirement

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Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Fresno Reel Pride Film Festival

Reel Pride offers an annual film festival along with quarterly screenings throughout the year. Total festival attendance is approximately 15,000. For the year 2022, the festival will be celebrating it's 33rd year.
A recent partnership with State Center Community College District / Fresno City College, has allowed the festival to further meet quantified goals of student (17-24) involvement and outreach.
The Reel Pride Organization is also providing two additional community centre events this year in the form of 'Reel Pride Outside', an open air event with family friendly movies for the community.

Population(s) Served
LGBTQ people
Adults
At-risk youth
Activists
Artists and performers

Where we work

Our Sustainable Development Goals

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How we listen

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Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • Who are the people you serve with your mission?

    Members of the LGBTQ+ community through the presentation and inclusion of the Arts within the Central Valley of California.

  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Paper surveys, Constituent (client or resident, etc.) advisory committees, Suggestion box/email,

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve,

  • What significant change resulted from feedback?

    Changes that have occurred from member feedback is to include showings and events targeting marginalized members of our community, specifically teens and college students (25 and under) that are at risk. We have also added a greater emphasis in promoting films that highlight our Trans community.

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners,

  • How has asking for feedback from the people you serve changed your relationship?

    Feedback has allowed us to maintain a better understanding of the wants of the community and the focus that the members would like to see they contributions spent on.

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually, We take steps to get feedback from marginalized or under-represented people, We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We look for patterns in feedback based on demographics (e.g., race, age, gender, etc.), We act on the feedback we receive, We tell the people who gave us feedback how we acted on their feedback,

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback,

Financials

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F I G L E A F EDUCATIONAL FESTIVALS

Board of directors
as of 04/09/2022
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Kathleen Arambula-Reyna

Kathleen Arambula-Reyna

Augie Blancas

Michael Reyna

Jean Coffeit-Brietic

Christopher Dodd

Bank of America

Margo Serrano-Parker

Toni Onka

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No