• Library Volunteer Activities

  • Board Member, Friends of SFPL

    Friends of SFPL is a member-supported, nonprofit organization that advocates, fundraises, and provides critical support for the San Francisco Public Library and related literary and educational programs. We provide the community with opportunities to invest in the success of the Library as well as literary and education communities by donating funds or by donating time through volunteering. We raise money and we raise our voices to ensure a first-class public library for San Francisco.

  • Bilingual Storytime Volunteer

    Conducted weekly storytime in English and Spanish for class of 15 preschoolers at Ashley Elementary School

    Denver Public Library Read Aloud Program

  • California Academy of Sciences Archives Volunteer

    Digitizing acetate prints and negatives in the California Academy of Sciences historic image collection that are, due to their age, at risk of damage from decay.  Activities include scanning photos and recording legacy metadata.

    California Academy of Sciences Library

  • Laureates Author Coordinator

    Recrutied and coordinated 35 notable Bay Area authors nominated as Laureates for the 2016 Library Laureates Gala benefiting the San Francisco Public Library and celebrating the 20th anniversary of the main branch. 

    Friend of SFPL 2016 Laureates

  • Volunteer Library Consultant

    Supported, assisted and consulted with elementary school librarian on library upkeep, shelving, and collection development.  Focused on planning for the future of the library and its place in the school.  Assisted with conversion of fiction collection to shelving by genre, and encouraged innovation in physical layout of the library.

    Good Shepherd Catholic School

  • The Wellness Initiative

  • Volunteer yoga instructor, fundraiser, videographer

    The Wellness Initiative

  • A sampling of the amazing kids we work with at The Wellness Initiative:

    Zulema talks about her yoga practice

  • I was honored to receive the Minoru Yasui Community Volunteer award which was accompanied by a much-need grant to support this cause.

    Learn about the Minoru Yasui volunteer award

This portfolio last updated: 26-Sep-2019 4:14 PM