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Francesca Vietor, Program Director for Environment, Public Policy and Civic Engagement with The San Francisco Foundation. Photo courtesy of SFF.

Francesca Vietor of The San Francisco Foundation Attends White House Roundtable

The San Francisco Foundation’s Program Director for Environment, Public Policy and Civic Engagement, Francesca Vietor, recently attended the White House Green Infrastructure Leadership Roundtable to discuss sustainability with senior officials from agencies such as the [...]
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Mayoral Candidates Look at Plan to Promote Active Community Involvement

Several of Oakland’s mayoral candidates have expressed interest in creating community wide action task forces that could potentially involve hundreds of Oakland residents in developing, passing and implementing policies that will affect the future of [...]
Chevron and DonorsChoose.org partnered to recognize teacher Kelly Fimbres of Peres Elementary School and her second grade class. Pictured: Mrs. Fimbres, Andrea Bailey (Chevron), Mike Wirth (Chevron) and Carolina Martin (DonorsChoose.org) with the second grade students at Peres Elementary.

Chevron and DonorsChoose.org Partner at Peres Elementary School

Kelly Fimbres, who has been teaching for 10 years at Peres Elementary School in Richmond, thinks outside the box when it comes to her students. Over the years she has used DonorsChoose.org to fund over [...]
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Karen Monroe for Alameda County Superintendent of Schools

Karen Monroe, candidate for Alameda County Superintendent of Schools, has dedicated herself to ensuring that students and families are seen, valued and have access to vital educational opportunities and supports. Serving as associate superintendent of [...]