Advice on Juggling Life

It has been challenging to juggle school, internships, assignments, along with the rest of life such as friends, the gym, and self-care. I am currently working on several projects for AHO and feeling quite overwhelmed. There is this blog that I need to keep up with, a...

Meeting the AHO Council!

Up until now I had been working closely with Zara and had yet to meet other members of AHO. Zara invited me to attend the monthly council meeting which gave me the opportunity to meet other inspiring individuals that work with the organization. There were a few people...

A Woman with Many Hats

Working in the nonprofit sector calls for being a person that wears many hats. Take Zara for example, being the Executive Director of a nonprofit requires knowledge and skills to a certain degree in marketing, fundraising, community outreach, managing programs, and so...

Happy Birthday from AHO

Hi and welcome to the first post of my blog! My name is Jessa and I am a senior Psychology major at Dominican University of California. This is my story on how I connected to Ambassadors of Hope and Opportunity (AHO), Marin’s only nonprofit serving youth who are...

AHO is an AH-HA

“In Marin, the youth are invisible.” by Felicia Chavez, Ph.D, Green MBA www.SystemsThinkingMarin.org  When I initially sat down to write this blog, I had a sinking feeling. I wasn’t my usual, enthusiastic self. I paused to wonder about that. Hadn’t my meeting with...