Just one week ago, at the McCarthy Awards, we celebrated the many friends of the McCarthy Center who made us and our programs successful for another year! Thanks to all our winners and thank you for the work you do that does so much for the people of San Francisco!
Congrats to Reyna Brown ’19, graduate, and this year’s Awardee of the McCarthy Award for Public Service. Check out her acceptance speech given at the Center’s Year-end Celebration in this week’s blog. Reyna graduates this week with a BA in Performing Arts & Social Justice and in Peace and Justice Studies. Continue to make us […]
Our Graduating MA Urban and Public Affairs cohort are ready to shine! Join us this Monday 5/13 @ 12pm at Lone Mountain 100 for their Capstone Presentations – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Get familiar with them and their topics in this week’s blog.
Justin Pearson ’20 is completing his first year in the MA Urban and Public Affairs program My path to the University of San Francisco began with loving the Bay Area on prior visits from my home in Jamaica. I have had the privilege from prior work and study in International Relations and Government to contemplate my own […]
The McCarthy Center recently gained a new staff member, and so we wanted to get to know her and her position a little better. Welcome, Lauren! Tell us a little about yourself I was born and raised in a community just outside of Dayton, OH called Jefferson Township. Jefferson was a little more rural than […]
The McCarthy Center and Engage San Francisco will be celebrating the 2019 Community Partnership Innovation Fund (CPIF) recipients on April 4, 5:30 -7:30 p.m. at the African American Art & Culture Complex! Members of the wider McCarthy Center Community are invited to join us in commemoration. This evening will be an opportunity for USF faculty, staff, […]
McCarthy Award recipient and USF President Emeritus, Reverend Stephen Privett, recently accepted his award, emphasizing in his speech, the continuous responsibilty of effecting justice in society. As I look at all of you, I realize that Leo McCarthy still gathers people together for a worthy cause. The McCarthy family, the staff at the Center, and […]
Following last week’s blog on the importance of organization for electoral success, we continue this week with more from Professor Rebecca Gordon, focusing on the three skills needed to make a connection when canvassing in the context of Union worker outreach during the 2018 Midterms in Nevada. Organizing requires skillful conversations that help people to […]