We are deeply appreciative to the individuals and organizations that allow us to fulfill our mission and change our world for the better. We could not do our work without our supporters, whose generous contributions allow us to continue creating the education, family engagement, and community leadership opportunities that help newcomers find pathways to success and thrive in their new communities. Thank you. 

2014 Individual Supporters

Leader's Circle


Kimberly Sambrook and David Fetterman
Victor Smallberg

Samira Rahmatullah and Munir Alam
Steve and Celie Roberts
Yaacov Silberman and Yenhoa Ching


Barbara Malina and Scott Wachter
Nilima Patel and Mark Lynch
Vijay Venugopal

Stephanie and John Allen
Sri Ananda
Gabe Brosbe
Chip and Rebecca Conradi
Philip Laird
Sharon Landwehr and Joe O'Connor
Kim Le
Brenna Marea Powell
Nathan Rhodes
Phyllis M. Rodeffer Family Trust
Greg Spydell
Anna Tuchman and Kostis Hatzitaskos
John and Martha Wills
Erich Ziegler and Mary-Lynn Garrett


Family Circle


Sarah Arnquist
John and Karen Boncher
Mike and Betsy Flatbush
Michael and Martina Knee
Ko Ko Lay
Mark Menell
Claire Mills and Tom Kenny
Jim Morgan
The Naing Family
Hien Nguyen
Kumu Puri and Brad Young
Amy L Silverstein

Elsa Amboy and Paul Wilcox
Gregg Butensky
Lisa Haner
Paul S. Jones
Paul Kim
Ryan and Nancy Loh
Katherine Meyer
Mimi Nomura-Weingrow
Tiffany Price
Julie Robinson and Michael Thornton
Simon Rogers and Liza Ramrayka
Joseph and Becky Vaudreuil

Mentor's Circle

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Aman Alexander
Devi Ananda
Kristin Belshaw
Nicole and Andrew Bogrand
Janet Burdick and Scott Miller
Robert A Callahan
Leah Cerri
Rié and Ron Collett
Claire Collins
Diana Del Castillo
Chris Diehl

Yelena Filipchuk
Lisa Ginn Steel


Grant Gordon
Mina Kang
Helena L. Katz
Michael Kleinman

Grace Lau
Destiny Lay
Mimi Lay
Tin Kyaw Lin
Joshua and Mary Lipp
Mike and Kay Lunine
Richard Marliave
Gabriel Medina
Megan O'Neil
Laurene E. Patel
Vijendrakumar Patel
Judith Pogue
Ilse Pollet
Scott and Michelle Ross
Grant Rozeboom
Stephen and Deborah Shefler
Barbara and David Slone
Dee and Jerry Van Atta
Maya Watanabe
Courtney Young-Law


2014 Institutional Supporters

Community Partner Contracts

Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County
East Bay Asian Youth Center
Good Samaritan Family Resource Center
International Rescue Committee (through County of Alameda)
Mission Economic Development Agency
Oakland International High School
Pars Equality Center
Presbytery of San Jose
Sunnyvale Presbyterian Church

Corporations and Businesses

Rainbow Grocery Cooperative: A Worker Owned Collective
Rimon Law

Employee Matching

Applied Materials
Bank of America
Cisco Foundation
The Clorox Company Foundation
Google Inc.
Williams-Sonoma Foundation
Yahoo! Matching Gifts Program


Anonymous Trust
Cal Humanities
Everett Family Fund
Irene S. Scully Family Foundation
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
The San Francisco Foundation


AmeriCorps VISTA
California Department of Education
Oakland Fund for Children and Youth
Oakland Unified School District Refugee/Asylee Student Assistance Program
San Francisco Unified School District

We endeavor to create an accurate and up-to-date record of our supporters. If you notice an error, please kindly let us know and we will correct it.

View our supporters from previous years:

Supporters: 2013
Supporters: 2012
Supporters: 2011
Supporters: 2010
Supporters: 2009