Meet Our 2022 McCarthy Fellows in San Francisco

Our 2022 McCarthy Fellows in San Francisco have just began their journey with the City and County of San Francisco, by attending their first class at City Hall. In this week’s blog, meet 16 students who will be learning firsthand about San Francisco’s local policymaking, administration, and politics throughout the semester aimed at shaping San…

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Meet Our Spring USF in DC Fellows!

This Spring’s USF in DC cohort has begun their semester-long community-engaged learning  in our nation’s capitol where they will be engaging in public service internships across the Beltway alongside a rigorous academic schedule. This semester, our students have the unique opportunity to live, learn, explore all that Washington, D.C.  has to offer. Read on to…

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Activism as Reconciliation

This week’s blog is an abbreviated reprint of an article entitled, “Public service and activism as vocations of reconciliation” published in the latest issue of Conversations on Jesuit Higher Education.  The contributors to this piece are McCarthy Center staff, Angeline Vuong, assistant director of public service programs, Jacqueline Ramos, community-engaged learning program manager, Community Empowerment…

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Driven to Create Change

In this week’s blog, meet our newest staff member, Priana Aquino! She has been working as our Communications Assistant for the last 8 months, managing our social media and helping to produce newsletters for the McCarthy Center. Aquino was recently interviewed by the Office of Development to discuss her accomplishments amid the pandemic. Read on…

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Discovering My Passion For Public Health

This summer I interned with Planned Parenthood, one of the most liberal organizations in the country. They are known for their outspoken progressive messaging and advocacy for reproductive rights. I worked in the California Affiliates office, where they are in charge of seven local affiliates and make sure legislation is passed to ensure reproductive rights…

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Holstein scholars

Congratulating Our Holstein Scholars

Please congratulate our three Holstein Scholarsfor the 2018-19 school year who demonstrate a commitment to public service, scholarship, and public policy-making programs for the common good. Pascal Boctor, ‘19 – International Studies, minor Middle East Studies Pascal Boctor is a Junior majoring in International Studies. He was raised in Egypt as a Christian in a…

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McCarthy fellows 2018

Introducing the 2018 McCarthy Fellows

Congratulations to our newest cohort of McCarthy Fellows in Sacramento. This upcoming summer, thirteen students will be experiencing first-hand the policymaking and advocacy in our California state capitol. In addition to a rigorous course on California politics, the Fellows will also be interning full-time at various organizations, department agencies, Assemblymember and State Senate offices. This…

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