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Ending Domestic Violence – Volunteer Event

The Family Violence Appellate Project is gearing up for a great SF community event. It is the 5th annual attorney battle of the bands fundraiser event Banding Together to End Domestic Violence.

Banding Together to End Domestic Violence June 14

Time: 5pm – 10pm

Where: 1015 Folsom Nightclub,1015 Folsom Street, San Francisco, CA, 94103

Bands […]

What Makes Silicon Valley: a Recipe

From a great newsletter! Get your own at Web Strategy by Jeremiah.

INGREDIENTS:

A culture that embraces failure. Only 5% of startups win, but they win big, embracing the other 95% required for persistent innovation. Ample education in technology & entrepreneurship. Successful tech regions have multiple colleges and a culture of continual learning. Plentiful Venture […]

15 years later: Remembering Sept. 11

Sunday marks the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the U.S. — a time of reflection and remembrance for many.

Our company honors the many that died, the many that responded to help and our 5 team members that died in the attacks, with short posts stories, quotes and pictures. The […]

No Barriers Warriors – Walking in our Communities

Honor the Veterans among us. Walk with them, so they don’t walk alone. This year more than 200 veterans with disabilities will become No Barriers Warriors and embark on a life-changing experience that will improve their lives and change their perspective of what’s possible after returning home from their time in service. While you can’t […]

John F Kennedy Elementary School

JFK is a winner in so many ways…. now they have “WON” an $1000 Service Award from Wells Fargo. I applied for this grant and the school was selected. I requested money for books for the kids I read to — this feels oh so good!!

John F Kennedy Elementary School’s mission? This school […]

Step Up To the Plate for Education

Back-to-school season is in full swing for families with school-aged children. Many parents and guardians have been spending money on school supplies, back-packs and new outfits for their children. During this time of year, parents are also asked to donate to school fundraising efforts and to sign up to volunteer for various activities.

Wells Fargo […]

American business leaders provide paid family leave to just 11% of U.S. workers.

 

Can this really be true? Still? Only 11% have family leave?

My Story: My kids are grown. I come from that age where many women had kids and stopped working. I had 6 precious weeks of time to recover from “birthing my baby” to back to work at 110%. I DID GO BACK to […]

We Must Continue to Explore!

This was the real and original MOON-WALKING that Michael Jackson made famous. Different walk, both are innovative, don’t you think?

Buz Aldrin was the second man to set foot on the Moon. He is now 86 and is still exploring. This is a great testament to the power of curiosity to keep us young! He […]

TED Talks, Innovation and Saul Wurman

In 1984, we were braced for something to happen. We’d read the book 1984 by George Orwell, and were thinking about the post-apocalyptic melt-down of society. Anything seemed possible, and since “Make Love Not War” bumper stickers had peeled off all the VW bugs by then…. we were bracing for the worst. But that is […]

Learning More – Dr. Mohinder Singh

Today we had a speaker talk to us about resilience, honesty, hard work and keeping your own identity intact.

It is easy to forget how similar we are, how much we need to help each other and how easy it is to think “me first”. Dr. Singh tells a story about learning his values from […]