Designing Innovative Education Programs for the Community
Home to manufacturing companies in industries such as clean tech and life sciences, Fremont wants to build a long-term workforce pipeline through initiatives in public education. FUSE executive fellow Parker Thomas worked with the Fremont Unified School District to create a maker education curriculum for middle schools that focuses on... Read more
Opening Doors to Meaningful Employment
As a FUSE Executive Fellow, Gusti worked on multiple strategic workforce initiatives at the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, including apprenticeship programs for skilled labor positions, succession planning, and professional development opportunities for the organization’s 5,700 employees. Gusti utilized her workforce development and project management background in order to develop... Read more
Improving Livability in Los Angeles
Mark was tasked with improving operations in Los Angeles to produce more livable, economically viable neighborhoods. During his fellowship, he worked with the Office of the City Administrative Officer to design and advance reforms of the city’s public works departments, business improvement districts program, and quality of life enforcement teams.... Read more
Reducing Traffic Fatalities to Zero by 2024
Ben Matranga worked on Mayor Ed Lee’s Vision Zero initiative to reduce traffic fatalities in San Francisco to zero by 2024. Ben worked to direct, coordinate, and communicate critical, multi-faceted initiatives and ensure successful implementation. The Vision Zero initiative brought together numerous city departments to focus on five critical areas... Read more
Utilizing Technology to Increase High School Graduation Rates
Tim worked with the San Francisco Public Library (SFPL) to implement new technologies and programs aimed at closing gaps in the digital divide. During his tenure, the library was able to launch The Mix at SFPL, a digital media lab and makerspace for Bay Area Teens, and a Career Online... Read more