Heart in Health Policy

Over this past summer, Gabriella Ruiz ’20, Grad Student in the Master of Arts in Urban and Public Affairs, chose to do her required internship at the San Francisco Department of Public Health. She reveals in this week’s blog the support she gave in advancing San Francisco’s health program, working alongside policy planners and gaining […]

Engaging Existence

In this week’s blog, we hear from our newest Americorps VISTA, Sudeepto. He dives into to why he is Engaged, as a VISTA, and as part of the McCarthy Center team! I do not recall if it was a Big Bang moment or a gradual dawning of awareness that I exist. Thence my awareness recollects […]

Meet Our New Board Chair

Holly Hogan is the new Chair of the McCarthy Center Board of Advisors beginning in fall 2019. A native of San Francisco and a University of San Francisco alumnus (B.A. Politics, ’02), Holly is also a graduate of Harvard Law School and currently serves as Associate General Counsel at Automattic Inc./Wordpress. We recently asked her […]

Thrills at 48 Hills

Zachary James ’20, graduate student in the Urban and Public Affairs program, spent his summer working in the field of investigative journalism as a writer for the local online newspaper, 48 Hills. He reflects in this week’s blog on the issue areas he was exposed to and how his internship gave him the ideas for […]

Elections: Behind the Scenes

This past summer, our McCarthy Fellows in Sacramento got to experience public service on a personal level. For Jazmine Tabili ’20, a Politics major with a Public Service & Community Engagement, and Legal Studies minor; her experience came through the inner workings of how elections come together at the California Secretary of State’s Office. She […]