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Changing Focus: My Masters Journey
Joaquin Cabello '19 (R) recently graduated from the MA Urban & Public Affairs (UPA) Program, pictured above with UPA Faculty Director, Dr. Rachel Brahinsky (L), spending the last 2 years in San Francisco after travelling from his home in Chile. H (More)
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 (More)
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 i (More)
Community: Engaged Advocacy
Yacub Elmi, Sociology; Public Service and Community Engagement '20 To be in the inaugural cohort of the Leo T. McCarthy Center's Community Engagement Advocate (CEA) program has been an honor and quite honestly exciting. As a CEA, the focus on comm (More)
First Year in San Francisco
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 an (More)
Celebrating Innovative Partnerships
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 Cent (More)
Honoring Rev. Stephen Privett, S.J.
Reverend Stephen Privett, S.J., the recipient of the second Leo T. McCarthy Award for Public Service, is recognized as the co-founder and champion of the McCarthy Center for Public Service and the Common Good—USF’s nexus for connecting the University (More)
Building Communities Organically
photo: Community Grows on Instagram  Addressing the needs of a community can take many forms, and sometimes when we dig a little below the surface, we get to the roots. This holds true for More)
Welcoming the USF in DC Fellows
The USF in DC program combines a public service internship concurrent with academic coursework. During their time in Washington, D.C., students will have a transformational experience with the opportunity to connect classroom theory with real-world a (More)
Leo T. McCarthy Award - March 14
The Leo T. McCarthy Award is presented to an individual whose work makes a difference in the lives of people most affected by injustice. Like the award’s namesake, winners inspire others to lead, devote their energy to equity and justice and maintain (More)
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