Aubrey Chikere

My “why” for working at Coleman is… I believe that change is possible through the perseverance of people’s will to put in the work for it. Through past experiences with student leading and organizing, I’ve seen the effects of what a strong will for change brings, usually resulting in success, though the journey to it […]

Jayllyn Godfrey

My “why” for working at Coleman is… I want to make a change for the betterment of the community I am taking part of, and this place is an excellent start. There are plenty of things I’m frustrated by that exist today that I can do very little to change on my own, but being […]

Kelvin Gilliam

Kelvin is born and raised in San Francisco and grew up in the changing communities, but found a place of community. Since elementary school, he has emphasized the importance of building community. While in SMAC, he hopes to build a legacy for the future based on the foundation of respect and love.

Alana Mendoza

Alana (they/she) is a Frisco native, born and raised. Ever since she was little, she’s been observant of the injustices around her, leading her to ask questions and interrogate the root causes of social, political, and economic problems in the City (that have only continued to worsen.) She studied sociology and public policy in college, […]

Melissa Camacho

Melissa is Mexican, and her greatest inspiration is her family. She immigrated to San Francisco in search of opportunities due to the difficult economic situation in her country. In Mexico, Melissa earned a Master of Science in biology. She is currently studying Business and Administration at City College of San Francisco (CCSF). Currently, she works […]

Vitto Mendez, M.A.

Vitto Mendez is a dedicated advocate for education justice. He has served as a Youth Justice Advocate & Cool 2 Be Kind Director for the National Association of People Against Bullying (NAPAB), advocating to support youth who are bullied and helping youth start and run their own grassroots anti-bullying chapters. He has worked with youth […]