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St. Peter’s Catholic School, San Francisco, CA – January 15, 2019

by George J Elbaum St. Peter’s Catholic School, founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1878, is an elementary and middle school with approximately 300 students in Kindergarten through 8th Grade.  The school is one of the Archdiocese of San … Continue reading

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World Affairs, San Francisco, CA – December 12, 2018(PM)

by George J Elbaum World Affairs is a San Francisco civic organization based on the belief that solutions to the world’s most challenging problems are found when the private, philanthropic, and public sectors work together.  As reflected by its motto, … Continue reading

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Castro Valley High School, Castro Valley, CA – December 12, 2018(AM)

by George J Elbaum Castro Valley High School (CVHS) is a comprehensive 9-12 public high school with 2800+ students of high diversity.  In the 10th grade, students study the history of the Holocaust as part of the coverage of World … Continue reading

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Jewish Family and Children’s Services “Next Chapter”, San Francisco, CA – December 9, 2018

by George J Elbaum Jewish Family and Children’s Services (JFCS) is a San Francisco Bay Area social services organization whose mission statement is “Serving individuals and families of all faiths and backgrounds, guided by the Jewish value of caring for those … Continue reading

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UC Berkeley Haas School of Business, Berkeley, CA – November 15, 2018

by George J Elbaum UC Berkeley Haas School of Business offers an undergraduate level course entitled Leadership, whose purpose is for the students to develop not only their understanding the theory but also the practice of leadership in various organizational … Continue reading

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Monte Vista High School, Danville, CA – October 30, 2018

by George J Elbaum Monte Vista High School (MVHigh) is a 9-12 public school with a student body of almost 2500 students which is 61% Caucasian, 21% Asian, 9% Hispanic, and 9% for all others.  The school has a strong focus … Continue reading

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Katherine Delmar Burke School, San Francisco, CA – October 26, 2018

by George J Elbaum In 1908 Katherine Delmar Burke founded her school to fill an obvious need: young women who wanted to be educated enough to attend college faced often-insurmountable barriers. More than 100 years later, her school (Burke’s) still has the … Continue reading

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