Sandra Bass: Although my family had left long before I was born, the South permeated our home. It hung heavy in the air on Thanksgiving when the stink of chitterlings would linger long, long, long, after they were cooked and eaten.
Since 2015, Sandra Bass has served as the Associate Dean of Students and Director of the Public Service Center. For over 20 years, Sandra Bass has been a champion for social justice. With professional and personal experiences cutting across sectors, issue areas and geographies, her passion is educating and activating our next generation of social change agents. Sandra holds a Ph.D. in political science from UC Berkeley. She also serves on the regional Board of the Jefferson Awards Foundation, the Board of the Chancellor’s Community Partnership Fund, and is the immediate past Board Chair of the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in Oakland.