A First for Project Pull Team Leaders Suki Luo and Sha’Nice Patterson

2020 marks the firsts of many Project Pull interns. Sha’Nice Patterson is a fifth year veteran participating in Project Pull and is serving as liaison between mentors and interns. This is Suki Luo’s first year with the program as a Team Leader. But this summer brings a “first” for them both and others in Project…

A Fifth Generation San Franciscan’s Journey in Public Service During COVID-19

“Normal is not how I would describe these times,” said John Scarpulla. During “normal” times, Scarpulla serves as the SFPUC’s Manager of Local and Regional Policy and Government Affairs, where he is the main liaison between the agency, Board of Supervisors, and the Mayor’s Office. On March 5, Scarpulla was activated as a disaster service…

Why Nabiyou Elias Views Project Pull Like Soil That Supports the Seed

Nabiyou Elias never thought a global pandemic could impact him and his family both positively and negatively at the same time. “Personally, I have been able to take advantage of certain things during COVID-19. One, in particular, is online schooling,” said Elias. “Online schooling not only separates me and every other student from distractions, but…