The Friends of Harvey Milk corporation has been organized for the charitable purpose of supporting the educational and extra-curricular activities of public school students. The Friends of Harvey Milk focuses on funding projects central to the mission of equity, academics and social justice in the spirit of the work and life of Harvey Milk, who dedicated his life to creating social justice and equity for all.
Friends of Harvey Milk is a 501(c3) nonprofit with Federal Tax ID 20-5481914.
We fund programs critical to young people and central to our mission including, but not limited to:
Outdoor Education and Athletics
Visual & Performing Arts
Science in the Schools
Civil Rights & Reading
Health & Nutrition
From 2006 until 2012, Friends of Harvey Milk also ran the before and after school program at Harvey Milk Civil Rights Academy.
Board of Directors
The Friends of Harvey Milk board is an all-volunteer board. We have 2-hour board meetings once/month. To contact us, please email firstname.lastname@example.org) or contact us individually:
Kellie Seringer, Chair (email@example.com)
Kellie is the fost-adopt parent of a 6th grader. She works as an entrepreneur and business owner. Kellie also serves a court-appointed special advocate for children in the foster care system.
Brian Simmons, Secretary (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Brian is a parent of a 6th grader and a 2nd grader. He works at the San Mateo County Office of Education and also coaches his sons’ baseball teams.
Andrea Lloyd, Treasurer (email@example.com)
Andrea is a parent of a 2nd grader and preschool twins. She works at JustGive, a Bay Area nonprofit.
Shawn Maceira, Board Member, Outreach (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Shawn is the parent of a 7th grader. She loves to dance.
Marcus Stevens, Board Member, Community
Marcus is a member of the local Castro District business community, trying to create connections between the school and larger community in which the school is located. He is also an aspiring teacher currently attending SFSU.
Vincent Leddy, Board Member
Vincent is a parent at Harvey Milk with a son in first grade and a daughter in fourth grade. His oldest son graduated from Harvey Milk Civil Rights Academy (HMCRA) and is attending middle school at James Lick Middle school.
Susan Tramontana, Board Member
Susan is the parent of an 8th grader. She works for SFartsEd, a non-profit that partners with SFUSD to bring art and after school programs to the schools of San Francisco.
Brandon Lew, Board Member
Brandon is a teacher in SFUSD and dabbles with anything in technology.
Past and Founding Board Directors have included (among others)
Sande Leigh, former HMCRA Principal
Jon Voss, HMCRA Parent
Jonathan Wang, HMCRA Parent
Ellyn Parker, HMCRA Parent
Jennifer Dunn, HMCRA Parent
Christina Velasco, former HMCRA Principal
Carmen Morrison, Afterschool HipHop Instructor
Leanne Waldal, HMCRA Parent
Michelle Lutz, HMCRA Parent
Friends of Harvey Milk
584 Castro St #465
San Francisco, CA 94114
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