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Searching for a New Program Director to Lead Immigrant Rights Work

| by Cathy Cha in Immigrant Rights

Haas, Jr. Fund Seeking Program Director for Immigrant Rights and Integration

At a time of great uncertainty for immigrant communities, the Fund is seeking a dynamic and strategic leader to oversee and strengthen its immigrant rights work.

The Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund is searching for a program director to lead our immigrant rights and integration work. The job requires a bold, passionate, creative leader—someone who can work with us and…

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Education Equity Starts with Vision & Leadership

| by Sylvia Yee in Education Equity

Envisioning a brighter 2025

Vice President of Programs Sylvia Yee talks about the San Francisco School District's exciting, and difficult, work to transform public schools.

I am excited to share the latest news about the San Francisco Unified School District’s work to transform public education, close the opportunity gap and improve lifetime chances for all of our city’s children. T…

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A Movement Is Under Way to Transform SF’s Public Schools

| by Sylvia Yee in Education Equity

Achieving equity in our schools

Sylvia Yee reflects on the challenges of making big, far-reaching changes in teaching and learning. And why some things must change if we want to help all children succeed.

As a former classroom teacher, I know how hard it can be to make big, far-reaching changes in teaching and learning. Old habits often stand in the way of helping all children succeed. But there is an excitin…

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The Power of Positive Coaching

| by Sylvia Yee in Leadership

Connecting the dots between great coaching and nonprofits that thrive

Vice president of programs Sylvia Yee weaves together two different strands of coaching and how it can help forward social change in this Letter from the VP.

Haas, Jr. Fund grantee Coaching Corps started its signature program in 2005 to bring high-quality sports opportunities and good coaching to young people in disadvantaged communities throughout the Bay Area.  As…

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