Student Vale R. created a website, Strings of Support (SOS), to provide happiness to senior citizens living in nursing homes during the pandemic, as they are especially impacted and isolated due to COVID-19.
At the outset of the coronavirus outbreak in early February, we interviewed Dr. Tyler Evans ’95, an infectious disease specialist working as Chief Medical Officer for the Santa Cruz County Health Service Agency.
What do we do next to begin the process of moving from non-racist to anti-racist; as an individual, as a family, as a community, and as a society? Long overdue, this moment calls us to engage, speak up, speak out, and make the necessary changes needed in the acknowledgment of our collective responsibility to fight racial injustice.
Student Ella R. helped found an organization called MLK Young Dreamers for Justice, created with The Southern Christian Leadership Conference, to bring teens from all different communities together to fight for social justice through friendship and service.
Throughout these unprecedented times, the Office of DEI continues their engagement, connection, facilitation, and participation in conversations locally, regionally, and nationally through a lens of equity.
Student Nathan P. has published MIND magazine, a STEAM-oriented publication featuring content for kids of all ages and including articles written by his peers. Below, Nathan shares more about MIND. Congratulations, Nathan!
Salva Dut, the subject of the well-known book about Africa based on his life, A Long Walk to Water, and the founder of the non-profit Water for South Sudan, visited with seventh grade students on Monday via Zoom. Every year, they read the book as part of their Global Studies class.
Buckley students earned three Silver Medals in the National Scholastic Art Awards this year, in photography, painting, and poetry writing. The Scholastic awards are given across the country regionally every year, but only a few receive national medals.
Dr. Tyler Evans MD, MS, MPH, DTM&H, Buckley class of ’95, is an infectious disease/tropical medicine specialist and currently the Chief Medical Officer for the County of Santa Cruz Health Services Agency, an associate professor at the University of Southern California (USC), founder of the NYC refugee and asylee health coalition, and has previously led a number of national organizations including the AIDS HealthCare Foundation.