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 […]

SF Pride — A First

McCarthy Fellow and recent USF graduate in Environmental Studies and Economics, Maximiliano Bernal Torres, authors this week’s blog with an account of his first time taking part in San Francisco’s Pride celebrations. Making the trip in between his internship at the California Environmental Protection Agency in Sacramento, Max reflects on the differences between Pride in […]

Black Labor Matters

In this week’s blog, we explore the nexus of Labor and Race, and how the interests of recent MA Urban and Public Affairs Graduate, Alexandra Catsoullis, ‘19, aligned with her summer internship to produce her thought-provoking Capstone project. We’ll let Alex tell it in her own words. My capstone Black Labor Matters: Race, Working America, […]

Documenting our Changemakers

CELEBRATE SAN FRANCISCO’S AFRICAN AMERICAN LEADERS You’re invited! — Changemakers book launch and celebration Save the date:  Thursday, September 12, 2019, 4:00 PM Ella Hill Hutch Community Center, 1050 McAllister Street, San Francisco, CA  94115 With support and coordination from the Center’s Engage San Francisco campus-community partnership, USF students began researching the stories of African […]