Bringing the Real World to the Classroom and the Classroom into the Real World

When Eva Fernandez, Project Engineer with McMillen Jacobs Associates (MMJ), an engineering, environmental, and construction firm specializing in underground water resource projects, was invited to share her career journey and day-to-day work with teachers at San Francisco’s John O’Connell High School (JOCHS), she jumped at the chance. “Teachers are very important for a person’s career…

Hispanic Heritage Month: Carina Gomez Pays Homage to Her Ancestors

“Hispanic Heritage Month is an invitation to acknowledge and celebrate the presence of our Latinx and Hispanic people in this country.” For Carina Gomez, a Water Quality Tech within the SFPUC’s Wastewater Enterprise, Hispanic Heritage Month is a time to consciously reflect on the principles and achievements of those that came before her. “While Latinx…

Lit Up with Pride for Our Power Employees

A celebration of Public Power Week would not be complete without recognizing the tremendous work of our Power employees, who keep vital City services running twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. The Power enterprise supports our two power utilities, Hetch Hetchy Power and CleanPowerSF, provides customer programs to support customer financial assistance and…