Join Benefit Co-Chairs Caretha Coleman, Debra Engel & Amy Rao, and Honorary Co-Chair Lloyd Dean on Sunday, April 30 for the 2017 San Francisco Bay Area Benefit Dinner. The evening will feature Mellody Hobson and will support our vital work with more than 6,700 local middle and high school teachers so they can engage over 308,500 students every year.
Where and When
Date: Sunday, April 30, 2017
5:00 PM Reception
6:30-8:30 PM Dinner & Program
5 Embarcadero Center
Can't attend this year? Don't worry, you can still support us with a gift.
The evening will feature keynote speaker, Mellody Hobson, President of Ariel Investments. As a regular financial contributor for CBS News, she is a nationally recognized voice on financial literacy and investor education. Mellody is a director of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. and Starbucks Corporation. She is a board member of The Chicago Public Education Fund, George Lucas Education Foundation, Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, and Sundance Institute. In her 2014 TED Talk, Mellody encourages us to be color brave, not color blind, when having difficult conversations about race. Time Magazine named Mellody one of the 100 most influential people in 2015.
2016 Highlight: Student Speaker, Arvaughn Williams
Alphabet Inc., Cisco Systems, Inc., Cupertino Electric, Inc., Britex Fabrics, Hitachi Data Systems, Institute For The Future, Saama Technologies, Inc., Seven Post Investment, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, SoFi, Symantec Corporation, Steyer, Lowenthal Boodrookas Alvarez & Smith LLP, Twitter Inc.
Facing History and Ourselves extends special thanks to the corporations that provide leadership support to our programs in the San Francisco Bay Area and worldwide.
If you are interested in sponsoring the 2017 San Francisco Bay Area Benefit Dinner please contact Hadiya McCullough at [email protected] or at 510-786-2500 ext. 226.
Facing History and Ourselves gives educators and youth the skills to wrestle with today’s difficult issues through the lens of history. In the San Francisco Bay Area, we support more than 6,700 middle and high school teachers so they can engage over 308,500 students every year.
See a complete list of over 680 participating schools in our region.
Judy Goldman, Chair
Connie Shapiro, Chair*
Asha S. Collins, Ph.D.
Diane Holt Frankle
Judy Heyboer **
Evan F.D. Jones
Daniel S. Katz**
Joyce Reynolds-Sinclair, Ph.D.
Sue Ann Schiff
Hon. Rebecca Westerfield (Ret.)
*Board of Directors
If you’re interested in sponsoring the 2017 San Francisco Bay Area Benefit Dinner or would like more information, please contact Hadiya McCullough at [email protected] or at 510-786-2500 ext. 226.