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McCarthy Center 101 — for CORO Youth Fellows

In this week’s blog, 2023 CORO Youth Fellow, Daniel Cheung shares who he is and what he has learned about the Leo T. McCarthy Center and its programs from his one week internship. Learn more about his first real college experience and what rang true with him after attending the graduation of the 2023 Equity…

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Meet the 2023 Equity Interns!

In this week’s blog, we introduce this year’s cohort of Equity Interns whose mission is to advance educational equity by supporting YMCA of San Francisco’s Power Scholars Academy to thrive academically and contribute to positive change in their communities. Take a look at each Equity Intern, their site placements, and join us in welcoming them…

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Closing the Achievement Gap

In this week’s blog, USF Presidential Fellow within the Leo T. McCarthy Center, Chuck Collins describes how the Equity Interns program began with the help of his colleagues dating back from 2019. Keep reading to find out how the program has evolved each year to combat injustices within the educational system and its upcoming celebration…

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Learning is a comfortable environment

In this week’s blog, Equity Intern, Richard  Dzreke ’25 reflects on his summer combatting learning loss with young students in the YMCA of San Francisco’s Power Scholar Academy, helping him understand how to be an effective educator. Read more about how Richard learned the importance of comfort in an effective learning environment. When I first…

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