San Francisco Bay Area Benefit Dinner

April 8, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency

Facing History and Ourselves has a plan and a vision for the future. Imagine a world shaped by knowledge and compassion, not racism, antisemitism, and prejudice. Co-Chairs Diane and Bob Frankle & Barbara and Douglas Spreng invite you to join us on Sunday, April 8th, at the San Francisco Bay Area Benefit Dinner, featuring keynote speaker David Miliband, President and CEO, International Rescue Committee. Experience how Facing History and Ourselves equips educators and youth with tools that empower them to consider how today’s choices will shape tomorrow’s world.

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Where and When

Sunday, April 8, 2018

5:00 p.m.—Reception
6:30-8:30 p.m.—Dinner and Program

Hyatt Regency San Francisco
5 Embarcadero Center
San Francisco


We would like to thank the following sponsors for their generous support of the 2018 Chicago Benefit Lunch.

Bronze Benefactor


Cupertino Electric | SoFi | Silicon Valley Community Foundation

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.

Our Work in the San Francisco Bay Area

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 5,500 middle and high school teachers so they can engage nearly 395,000 students every year. For a complete list of over 714 participating schools in our region, please click here.

See a complete list of over 714 participating schools in our region.

San Francisco Bay Area Advisory Board

Judy Goldman, Chair
Connie Shapiro, Chair*

Ida Abbott
Gary Angel**
Juli Betwee
Caretha Coleman*
Edda Collins Coleman
Asha S. Collins, Ph.D.
Dennis Driver
Barbara Elsberg
Debra Engel*
Sandra Feldman
Kaye Foster
Diane Holt Frankle
Marina Gorbis
Judy Heyboer  **
Vasu Jakkal
Evan F.D. Jones
Rosemary Kamei
Daniel S. Katz**
Karen Kronick
Christopher Lovest
Hal Luft
Deborah Mueller
Joni Podolsky
Barbara Reiss-Snyder
Joshua Reynolds
Joyce Reynolds-Sinclair, Ph.D.
Susie Richardson*
Michael Sandberg
Sue Ann Schiff
Barbara Sonneborn
Sharman Spector-Angel
Barbara Spreng
Hon. Rebecca Westerfield (Ret.)
Jayne Williams
Jane Zinner

*Board of Directors
**Leadership Council

Contact Us to Get Involved

If you would like more information, please contact Hadiya McCullough at [email protected] or at 510-786-2500 ext. 226.

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