Mila Fong Gougoutas Finds Community in the Project Pull Internship Program

“After experiencing the strong family and tightly knit community of Project Pull last year, I wanted to be a part of it again.” A rising senior at Lick-Wilmerding High School, Mila Fong Gougoutas has returned as a Project Pull intern this summer working in the environmental pathway. Despite the virtual nature of the internship program,…

How Your Photo Can be Featured in the SFPUC’s 2022 Calendar

It’s that time of the year again. The SFPUC is inviting the public to submit photos for its annual pollution prevention calendar. The SFPUC’s Pollution Prevention Program focuses on outreach, education, and legislation to prevent pollutants from affecting where the community works, plays and lives, aiming to preserve San Francisco for future generations to enjoy….

Gardening 101: Learn How to Reduce Pests and Water Usage

It is a typically San Francisco summer – dry and cold, but always with a bit of sunshine and plenty of fog. With summer underway as we’re coming out of a dry winter, the SFPUC has teamed up with Charlotte Canner, Integrated Pest Management Advocate and Educator for the Our Water Our World Program. The…

A Future Mathematician is Among the Winners of This Year’s Maisin Scholarship

With a huge passion for math and helping others to solve problems, Bryan De Leon is one of the winners of this year’s Maisin Scholarship. The Maisin Scholar Award Program is sponsored by SFPUC’s Social Impact Partners and helps San Francisco public students overcome the financial obstacles that stand in between them and their pursuits of higher education….

Latinx Heritage Month: Culture, Environment, and Metzali

Throughout Latinx Heritage Month, we will be profiling the experiences and perspectives of Latinx SFPUC staff. In celebration and acknowledgement of the rich diversity of our teams and the role that culture plays in enriching our work, we’re proud to present the unique perspective below. My name is Metzali Andrade, I am an environmental justice…