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Kate Kendell Day

San Francisco Mayor Mark Farrell presented BKF Mentor Kate Kendell, Executive Director, National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR), with a proclamation declaring June 4, 2018 “Kate Kendell Day.” The proclamation was delivered during the ceremonial raising of the Pride flag…

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Paul Burow: Forests of Meaning

Paul Burow served as a BKF Fellow in 2012-2013 and was paired with Lucy Blake, a MacArthur “Genius” known for her talent in bringing together unlikely partners to work together on large-scale environmental initiatives. Lucy mentored Paul in her role…

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The O2 Sabbatical Award

Do you know a nonprofit executive director in need of an opportunity to recharge? BKF is excited to share a truly special opportunity: the O2 Sabbatical Award. Founded by two visionary philanthropists in partnership with Hirsch & Associates, the O2…

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BKF Fellow José González continues to bring his leadership to outdoor education, recently announcing that he is taking on some new executive roles in his work to bring diversity, equity, and inclusion to all aspects of the environmental field. Thank…

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Kate Kendell: “The Job of a Lifetime”

As she announces her leadership transition, the BKF community extends our deepest thanks to Kate Kendell, Executive Director, National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) for her unwavering commitment to civil rights. Kate has just announced that she will be leaving…

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On Moving Mentorship

On Moving Mentorship On February 8, BKF held its annual WHO’S YOUR MENTOR? event where we celebrate the transformative power of mentorship with our closest friends, colleagues, and supporters. This year, we featured activist, philanthropist, and writer Amy Richards in…

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Continuing the Search for Beauty….

Congratulations, Malcolm! In 2016, BKF Mentor Malcolm Margolin retired from Heyday, the nonprofit publishing organization he founded in 1974. We now join him in celebrating the creation of a new organization, California Institute for Community, Art & Nature, where he…

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Lisa Kim joins KIPP

BKF Fellow Lisa Kim has taken on a new role as Operations Manager at Kipp King Collegiate, which is a public high school (grades 9-12) in San Lorenzo, CA with a mission to prepare students to live inspired and ethical…

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