Maisin Alumnus Spotlight: Johnson Yang

Meet Johnson Yang, a Maisin 2013 alumnus. Johnson graduated from Abraham Lincoln High School and attended San Francisco State University, majoring in Molecular and Cellular Biology. Johnson will attend Northwestern […]

Celebrating the 2022 Cohort of Maisin Scholars

On Thursday, June 9, the SF Ed Fund celebrated and honored the achievements of the 2022 cohort of Maisin Scholarship recipients! These 79 incredible students graduated from SFUSD high schools […]

Mindfulness Volunteer Spotlight: Marg Tobias

May is National Mental Health Awareness month, and we are taking a moment to spotlight one of our outstanding mindfulness volunteers, Marg Tobias, who has been volunteering with the SF […]

SFUSD Literacy Update & Plans to Improve Student Outcomes

In November 2021, the SF Parent Coalition hosted SFUSD’s Deputy Superintendent for Instruction, Enikia Ford-Morthel, and Chief Academic Officer, Dr. Nicole Priestly, at a virtual gathering focused on SFUSD’s approach […]

Why are you Public School Proud?

Dear Friends, Take a moment and think of a teacher who made a profound impact on you. Perhaps they supported you in a particularly challenging time, or helped you learn […]

Maisin Alumnus Spotlight: Edgar Garcia

Meet Edgar, a 2010 alumnus of the Maisin Scholar Award. Edgar graduated from The Art Institute of San Francisco with a Bachelor’s of Science in Digital Film and Video Production. […]

Letter of Solidarity

Dear San Francisco Education Fund Community, We know these past two weeks have been heart breaking as our country’s racist roots hit a tipping point. We see the pain, anger […]

A Lovely Synchronicity: How Volunteers Welcomed Ms. Martinez Back

It was the afternoon of December 21, 2017 and teachers in the San Francisco Unified School District were mere moments away from a well-deserved winter break. Marisa Martinez, kindergarten teacher at Harvey Milk Civil Rights Academy, was not closing her door, but opening it. Ms. Martinez was returning from a semester of bereavement leave after losing her daughter, Zamora Moon, to an aggressive and incurable brain cancer known as Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG).