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 […]

Looking Back at Success

Over the past year, Zorrae Bowie, AmeriCorps Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) and Campus-Community Liaison for Engage San Francisco has made an invaluable contribution to the Success Center SF and the McCarthy Center during her time in the Fillmore. After blogging previously on her first impressions of her new posotion, she leaves us this […]

Resilience in SoMa

Recent  Master of Arts in Urban and Public Affairs graduate and San Francisco native, Jeantelle Laberinto, focused her capstone thesis research on the Filipinx community in the San Francisco. Though centered on this community, it tells a wider story of an evolving city and how resilience can make the difference when facing urban change. Know […]

Political Communications in SF

Our graduate students in the Urban and Public Affairs Program have the amazing experience of interning in the political hub that is San Francisco. In this week’s blog, we get some insight to the communications realm of politics through UPA student and McCarthy Center Events Coordinator, Preston Kilgore ’20. As a graduate student at the […]

Remembering Leo

Our founder, Leo T. McCarthy, was known for his actions as a public figure. Those who knew him, understood what made hime tick, like his former Deputy Chief of Staff for Communications, Steve Hopcraft. Steve recently spoke at our McCarthy Award ceremony and gave insight into Leo McCarthy: His Values, and What He Might Say […]