Commemorating Leo T. McCarthy’s Desk

In today’s blog, we cite  the words of Conna McCarthy, daughter of Lt. Governor Leo T. McCarthy and Council Member for the City of Piedmont. Conna commemorates arrival of the Lt. Governor’s desk in the McCarthy Center and  introduces  Lt. Governor Eleni Koulanakis who attended the celebration in the center’s Open House last week.  “Today…

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Departing Reflections from ESF Literacy

In this week’s blog, graduating seniors and Engage San Francisco Literacy program coordinator Dresden Smith, reflect on their experiences and biggest takeaways from being a part of the ESF Literacy initiative. Read their reflections and learn more about their time spent working with students in The Fillmore / Western Addition. Engage San Francisco Literacy is…

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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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Looking Back on 2021

This week, Senior Director, Derick Brown, looks back on 2021 and celebrates the Center’s success in serving students and community partners. Read his year-end reflection and watch a few images that capture the ways in which we’ve these met the challenges of these times. McCarthy Center Family, This past year during the COVID-19 pandemic, we…

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Time for Revolutionary Love

The Leo T. McCarthy Center is co-sponsoring this year’s Critical Diversity Studies Forum. In this week’s blog, we introduce the keynote speaker Valarie Kaur, creator of the Revolutionary Love Project, a national initiative devoted to creating media that inspires others to practice the ethic of love. Its current project target racism and hate toward minority…

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The Vibrancy of Colombia

Recently, Community-Engaged Learning Manager at the McCarthy Center, Jackie Ramos travelled with students in the “Family Global Business Immersion in Cali, Colombia”. This course is part of the School of Management’s Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Strategy Department’s family business offerings. The class allowed students to integrate general family business theories with on-site coursework and immersion experience…

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#USFVotes – Leading up to the Midterms

USFVotes, our initiative to make every USF student a registered voter, will hold five (5) weeks of voter information workshops and talks ahead of the 2018 Midterm elections. Students, the USF community, and the general public are welcome to come out and get informed of the issues both on and off the ballot! Mark your calendars for…

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Introducing Our Fall 2018 USF in DC Fellows

Congratulations to our USF in DC Fall 2018 cohort! They are getting ready for an upcoming semester in Washington, D.C. in various parts of the Beltway–think tanks, law firms, non-profit organizations, in Congress, and policy advocacy shops. Please join us in welcoming our newest group of students. The USF in DC program combines a public…

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