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Welcoming Mark Orozco

| by Cathy Cha in Fund News

Haas, Jr. Fund Welcomes New Vice President of Finance and Operations

With a broad range of experiences in investments, finance, and management from A to Z, Mark brings new energy and expertise to Haas Jr.

As Vice President of Finance and Operations, Mark provides stewardship of the Haas, Jr. Fund’s investment portfolio and financial resources, and oversees IT, administration, and HR. “It’s my family’s immigrant ex…

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What I’m Thankful For

| by Cathy Cha in Fund News

Catalyzing this Moment for Justice and Equality

I feel a deep gratitude, for being able to emerge, however tentatively, from the isolation and separation of Covid-19, and for the shifts we’re seeing in institutional racism and the stark inequalities around us.

One of the silver linings of the pandemic has been that I’m more grateful for the everyday things in life. That my kids are attending school in person. Going trick-or-treating with my 9-year-old even with masks on.…

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Welcoming Our New Communications Director

| by Cathy Cha in Fund News

Maliha Sadiq Brings Strategic Comms and Storytelling Experience to the Fund

Sadiq will design and implement communication strategies that strengthen the impacts of the organizations the Fund supports, and the communities it serves.

The Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund recently announced it has hired Maliha Sadiq as its new director of communications. In this position, Sadiq will lead strategic communications and storytelling efforts aimed at a…

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Raúl Macías

Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund Names Raúl Macías as Program Director

| by Denis Chicola in Fund News

Voting Rights Advocate and Election Reformer to Lead Fund’s Democracy Grantmaking

In this position, Macías will lead the development and launch of strategies for achieving the Fund’s goal of building a fairer and more representative democracy in California.

The Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund today announced that it has hired Raúl Macías as program director for democracy. In this position, Macías will lead the development and launch of strategies for achieving the Fun…

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Dan Torres

Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund Names Dan Torres as Program Director

| by Denis Chicola in Fund News

Former Senior CA Immigration Official to Lead Fund’s Immigrant Rights Grantmaking

In this position, Torres will lead the Fund’s immigration work with a focus on achieving safety, solidarity and dignity for young U.S. immigrants.

The Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund has hired Dan Torres as program director for immigrant rights. In this position, Torres will lead the Fund’s immigration work with a focus on achieving safety, solidarity and dig…

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Raúl Macías and Dan Torres

Welcoming Raúl Macías and Dan Torres

| by Robert Joseph in Fund News

Haas, Jr. Fund welcomes new program directors to lead its Democracy and Immigrant Rights work

Macías and Torres bring extensive experience as leaders committed to advancing rights and opportunities for underrepresented communities in California

The pandemic has deepened the inequalities that persist along economic and racial lines in California. At the Evelyn and Haas, Jr. Fund, we’re committed to building a more inclusive democracy to ensure people of col…

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