Seeking Fellowship Project Candidates for 2016-18
Public Advocates is thrilled to introduce this summer’s fantastic group of interns! This year we have a very fun, active group who has been contributing in all areas of law or non-profit work in and outside of the office. Take a moment to read their stories and find out what they’re up to when they’re not working hard!
Princess Masilungan profiles two students from Los Angeles Unified School District to show the value of listening when students talk as California educators implement reform under the new Local Control Funding Formula finance structure.
The latest on Public Advocates' work on affordable housing in Oakland, parent-student engagement in school funding, and climate justice from President & CEO Guillermo Mayer. The summer has just started, but we're moving full steam ahead.
Last month, we celebrated our 44th anniversary in the cheerful company of friends and allies. The night was filled with vivid images and ideas about the beauty and hardships involved in the fight for social justice. Inspired by the historic Caldwell/Jorgenson climb of the Dawn Wall of El Capitan in Yosemite earlier this year, we reflected on our collective journey as we climb together – one step at a time – towards the mountaintop envisioned by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Meet Alcario and Carmen Castellano, a Friend of Public Advocates couple since the 1990’s. Learn about their family and their giving to causes that make a difference. Read Debi’s interview with Alcario and Carmen.