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…

How COVID-19 Has Re-imagined Project Pull Summer Internships in 2020

“I never would have imagined coordinating a summer internship program that was fully online.” For Lisa Miles-Wilkerson, Director of Project Pull, and Carlos Ramos, Coordinator, planning for the annual summer internship program has been about being nimble and adjusting to the ever-changing global health crisis. Miles-Wilkerson has been Project Pull’s Program Director for many years….

CityWorks Internship Program Kicks Off Its Ninth Summer

On June 29, the SFPUC, Young Community Developers, and Ignited will kick-off the ninth CityWorks Summer Internship Program and the first one to be conducted virtually. This paid internship will empower and inspire 20 students and young adults from the Bayview-Hunters Point community through interactive projects and mentorship opportunities – showing them firsthand the vast…