Small but Mighty: The Story of East Palo Alto


Small but Mighty is an inspiring story about how a small city fought for self-determination through grassroots organizing, securing its place in the heart of Silicon Valley. East Palo Alto (EPA) has a rich history rooted in social justice and is one of the Bay Area’s most diverse cities. Small but Mighty documents how this historically underserved community fought for incorporation and thrived despite facing many obstacles.

Small but Mighty was awarded three 2023 Muse awards: two gold awards for Cinematography & Short Film along with a platinum award for the Documentary category.

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