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An Interview with PBHA’s New Deputy Director: Mercedes M. Soto

November 29th, 2012

An Interview with PBHA’s New Deputy Director: Mercedes M. Soto by Mina Makarious Q: What experience from your time as a student at PBHA has stayed with you during your work after college? There are so many experiences that I had as a PBHA student that stayed with me after college. ¬†Twenty years ago, when I was starting my work in public education, housing, and community-based human services, I continued to reflect on my early experiences of working with other young people who shared the


Alumni Weekend Recap & Welcome to New VP Frances!

November 26th, 2012

Alumni Weekend 2012 included six events and over 130 alumni and student participants! Events included the Robert Coles’ Call of Service Lecture by Ernesto Cortes Jr, the Alumni General Meeting, a luncheon honoring Aaron Tanaka ’04 and father-daughter duo Bill and Lisa Graustein ’68 and ’97, all of whom embody a lifetime commitment to public service. Following their rousing speeches, there was an intergenerational conversation held about structural change and the PBHA model while the Chinatown groups held a mini-reunion in Chinatown. Alumni met across


PBHA’s 2012 Outstanding Alum & Supporters!

October 2nd, 2012

It is with great excitement that we announce this years outstanding alumnus and supporters. Each year PBHA and PBHA’s Alumni Association recognize two to three outstanding individuals who embody PBHA’s mission in their day to day life. This year’s outstanding alumnus is Aaron Tanaka ’04 and our outstanding supporters are Bill Graustein ’68 and Lisa Graustein ’97. All three receiptents will be recognized at PBHA’s Alumni Reunion Lunch on October 13th beginning at 12pm. From year to year this proves to be one of the

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