December 19, 2014

My Beacon Story: Sylvia Yee

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In this #mybeaconstory video, we talk with Sylvia Yee, Vice President of Programs at the Evelyn & Walter Haas, Jr. Fund. Sylvia was instrumental to the founding of Beacons in the early 90s and in ensuring the continued success of the public/private partnerships that lie at the heart of the Beacon Initiative today. For her contributions to Beacons, she was honored with a Beacon Pioneer Award at the Beacon 20th Anniversary Soiree. Beyond Beacons, she has been a tireless advocate for children, youth, and families in the Bay Area and nationally. We thank Sylvia for her commitment not only to Beacons, but to improving outcomes for youth and families everywhere. Here is her Beacon story: