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Christina Chase
Christina Chase Inspires Aim High Educators with Her Words of Wisdom

Aim High’s very own Teaching and Learning Manager and former Site Director Christina Chase brought the house down at our 2017 All Campus Day at Marin Academy when she delivered closing remarks to an auditorium full of Aim High teachers. We thought her remarks were so moving that they deserved a blog post of their own. But…

Kicking Off Summer with Aim High’s Young Leaders Board

A hot summer day? Unusual for San Francisco. The Aim High community stepping up for our students? Standard practice. More than 30 guests came out on a sunny Saturday afternoon to participate in the Young Leaders Board’s first event, a weekend BBQ. Alyssa and her guests auctioned off cakes for Father’s Day and celebrated Aim…

Gaela Peters Shines a Light on Aim High’s Purpose at Shorenstein Luncheon

On Thursday, May 18 over a hundred Aim High supporters joined us at our annual Shorenstein Luncheon. At the event, Gaela Peters, a long-serving Site Director, reminded our community of the important work Aim High does every summer–and the promise and potential of Bay Area Youth. Read the text of her speech below, and be…