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Jay Ferrer

Assistant Program Director

Bio Coming Soon!!!

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David Tran

Assistant Program Director

David Tran comes to IHDC with over 12 years’ experience working with children in the preschool setting as a teacher. His goal is to bring an environment to the program that enables the children to love learning and exploring STEAM topics. He holds a B.A in Early Childhood development with an emphasis in STEAM Learning.  

America SCORES-Bay Area

America SCORES empowers its “poet-athletes” to lead healthy lifestyles, be engaged and collaborative students, and have the confidence and character to make a difference in the world.

Family Giving Tree

Over the last 28 years, Family Giving Tree has served nearly 1.6 million children and individuals throughout the greater Bay Area as we actively endeavor to inspire the values of kindness, philanthropy and volunteerism in our community.

Department of Children,  Youth, & Families (DCYF)

The Department of Children, Youth and Their Families (DCYF) has administered San Francisco’s powerful investments in children, youth, transitional age youth, and their families through the Children and Youth Fund since 1991. With a deep commitment to advancing equity and healing trauma, we bring together government agencies, schools, and community-based organizations to strengthen our communities to lead full lives of opportunity and happiness. Together, we make San Francisco a great place to grow up.

Dean Oshida

Executive Director

Dean Oshida has served as Executive Director of IHDC since 2003. Dean has over 25 years experience in the human services field. He holds an M.S. in Education/Counseling from San Francisco State University.

Wai La

Property Manager

Wai La has been IHDC’s Property Manager since 2006. He has worked at IHDC since 1999. Wai has served IHDC in many capacities and brings a wealth of knowledge to the organization. He is fluent in three Asian dialects.

Blair Czarecki

Program Director

Blair Czarecki has been the acting Program Director since 2013. She has over a decade of experience in After School and community-based programming and has worked in the Tenderloin for 13 years. She holds an MFA in Interior Design with a focus on Community Planning. With a passion for building upon the strong foundations that make the Tenderloin such a wonderful place to live and work, she is excited to further purse an advanced degree in Urban Planning and Equitable Development at University of Southern California this Fall.  

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