It’s one thing to understand that busing kids to schools around the city might be an incomplete solution to disparity in education. Developing a data-based, sustainable plan to address inadequacies and then building the momentum to enact that plan, however — that’s something at an entirely different scale of impact.
Haas Sr. Blog
San Francisco’s Financial Justice Project — the first of its kind in the country — assesses and reforms how fees and fines unintentionally push people into poverty and make government a driver of inequality.
As demonstrated by the projects selected, the Creative Work Fund’s focus on collaboration continues to invite artists to be adventurous and to challenge their ideas and their craft.
Every day, we serve three meals. Every day, we rely on 85 volunteers. Every day, we’re projecting our vision of how the world should be. Every day, you can be part of that vision.
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As a sector, we need to take the lessons we’re learning here to heart and put people at the center of our work.
I am here — both in the Bay Area and at the Fund — in no small part because of the importance of equity.
The Board of Trustees is delighted to announce that effective February 1, Jamie Allison will succeed Pam David as Executive Director of the Walter & Elise Haas Fund.
Ed Lee was a true believer in public service, in solving problems. Nobody knew more about the inner workings of this city and no one cared more about the health of the city than Ed.