Affluenza! Indeed!

On November 27, 1978 Dan White, a former supervisor entered San Francisco city hall and shot and killed Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk.  His defense lawyer successfully argued that Whites judgement had been impaired by his consumption of Twinkies. In...

The Perfect Gift

Xmas.  I always enjoy this time of year except for the excessiveness of gifts especially for the grandkids.  What on earth to give them that A) they don’t already have and B) that they don’t really want or need? One of the ways we combat the gift thing in general is...

Three Qualities for Success in College: Gratitude

Reading about the current unrest on college campuses around race and diversity issues makes me reflect on the last 25 years of working with low-income youth as founder of Summer Search.  To date, Summer Search is in 6 different cities and has empowered over 5,000...

Recipe for Success in College

Reading about the current unrest on college campuses around race and diversity issues has made me pause and reflect on the last 25 years of working with low-income youth as founder of Summer Search.  To date Summer Search is in 7 different offices and has empowered...