Meet Our ’22 McCarthy Fellows in Sacramento!

Our ’22 McCarthy Fellows in Sacramento have begun their full time internships in the capitol! In this week’s blog, meet 8 students who will be learning firsthand about state policy making and advocacy over the summer, embedded in California state offices and organizations.                        …

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Public Service Beyond the Classroom

Congrats to Aniah Francis,’22, this year’s awardee of the Leo T. McCarthy Award for Public Service!  Aniah graduated last month with a BA in Politics and a minor in Public Service and Community Engagement. This award is presented to a senior who has promoted social justice through public service throughout her undergraduate career. Aniah was…

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Freedom Love is Revolutionary Love

This week’s blog is a poem from Community-Engaged Learning Program Manager, Jackie Ramos, that was shared with community and students at the Community Empowerment Activist year end celebration. Read Jackie’s piece dedicated to and honoring this year’s CEA cohort. I could write a book about the beauty that exists in your being But time is…

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Engaging in a Transformative Experience

As the ’21-’22 academic year concludes, Engage San Francisco’s Graduate Intern, Carla Trujillo, reflects on her experience being a part of the ESF Literacy team while also being a student in the Higher Education and Student Affairs Masters Program. Keep reading to hear what she learned from this year, and why she encourages students like her…

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Enter to Learn, Leave to Serve

Earlier this Spring in advance of the Leo T. McCarthy Award Celebration, we sat down with multiple students who have been positively effected by the generosity of Leo T. McCarthy awardees, Janet and Clint Reilly. One of our conversations was with Fiorella Martinez, a University of San Francisco alum. Fiorella is also a graduate of…

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Be an Equity Intern!

Last summer, Lovepreet Dhinsa brought her skills and passion for change to the Equity Interns program. The partnership between the University of Delaware’s Biden Institute, USF’s Leo T. McCarthy Center, and the YMCA of San Francisco trains college students to provide virtual learning experiences to children in grades K-8 at the YMCA of San Francisco’s…

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Supporting Student Leaders

For USF’s Day of the Don Celebration, we are reprinting a pre-pandemic post highlighting alum and supporter of our Center, Evelyn Fernandez Pedraza ’21, who became a dedicated social justice advocate through her experience as a her experience as a McCarthy Center Community Empowered Activist (CEA), Esther Madriz Diversity Scholar (EMDS), and Public Service and…

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Aligned with Leo’s Vision

Last month, we sat down with USFVotes lead and McCarthy Fellow in San Francisco, Sofia Sanchez, to discuss her experience with the McCarthy Center in advance of  the Leo T. McCarthy Award Celebration. In this week’s blog, learn more about Sofia’s experience in our programs, and how she plans to use the skills he has …

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