Speaker Date Topic
Chad Bojorquez Feb 20, 2018
The Health Trust: Destination Homes
The Health Trust: Destination Homes

Chad Bojorquez is Director of Employment Strategies for The Health Trust's Destination Homes program. He is a mission-driven change agent dedicated to ending homelessness. As a volunteer he was awarded the Silver Bowl Award from the Junior League of San Jose, the Community Quarterback Award from the San Francisco 49ers, and Bank of America’s Local Hero Award in 2011. As a case manager at InnVision he crafted his approach while helping women and families toward self-sufficiency through Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing. In his next role, Chad played a critical role in the growth at Downtown Streets Team in terms of size, scope, impact, and geography. Over 5 years, he helped craft a whatever-it-takes approach to case management and employment services, co-founded a social enterprise business as a living-wage job creation platform, and launched an East Bay branch of the organization. The Golden State Warriors and the San Jose Mayor’s Office named Chad as their 2015 Champion in the Community.

Chad is a Senior Fellow of American Leadership Forum, a graduate of Leadership San Jose, a two-time Most Valuable Player in the international sport power soccer, and is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Business Psychology at Palo Alto University.

 

Fariba Soroosh Feb 27, 2018
Self Help Center/Family Law Facilitator's Office SCC Superior Court
Steven Campbell Mar 06, 2018
The Better Angels of our Nature
The Better Angels of our Nature

 

Mr. Steven Campbell's presentation is titled “The Better Angels of our Nature”. He will discuss how our brains are able to deal with tragedies
like the North Bay fires. More importantly, he shows how our brains can actually flourish
by changing the way we think!

Mr. Campbell's focus will not be on the devastation, but on the better angels which have risen like a phoenix around the North Bay and the world.

Rob Rennie-Los Gatos Mayor Apr 17, 2018
Review of Los Gatos Issues
Review of Los Gatos Issues

A resident of Los Gatos since 1997, Rob Rennie was elected to the Los Gatos Town Council in November, 2014. A Bay Area native, Rob spent his formative years in Washington, DC where his stepfather served as a General Counsel of the President's Council on Environmental Quality. Rob’s mother worked in the Energy Department, as an environmental mediator and also dedicated her professional career to advocating environmental causes.

 

Rob holds the following degrees and credentials:  Masters of Engineering, Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., 1991  Bachelor of Engineering, Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., 1989  Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry and Physics (double major), Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, N.Y., 1987; College and Department honors in both majors  Certificate in Engineering Management, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA., 1998

 

Rob returned to the Bay Area in 1992 and spent the next 20 plus years working in the semiconductor industry. He now works to develop products that improve solar energy technology