Our Purpose

Our Purpose: To create connections between people and the lives they dream of.

To create connections between people and the lives they dream of.

 

Our Vision

Our Vision: We will be the most human-centered, creative problem solver in the social technology industry.

We will be the most human-centered, creative problem solver in the social technology industry.

 

Our Beliefs

Our beliefs capture what has always been and will always be true to SIS. They are the ideas that unite us—that motivate us and drive us to do what we do.

We believe:

About SIS: Our Beliefs

(AP Photo/The Coloradoan, Erin Hull)

  • The bar is economic, social, and physical well-being—for all.
  • Getting support should be quick, simple, and dignified.
  • Social equity requires thoughtful policy and elegant technology.
  • People “in need” can include anyone and everyone.
  • A community is only as strong as its support for all members.
  • The most effective solutions consider a person’s whole experience.

 

Our Pillars

The strategic pillars are the major initiatives we have prioritized to help bring about this change and make progress toward our vision. There are five areas of focus that guide the big and small steps we need to take together.

About SIS: Our Pillars

  1. Establish a creative, open work environment driven by our cultural cornerstones—purpose, transparency, and voice.
  2. Deepen our connection to the people we serve.
  3. Partner to develop dynamic offerings that connect more people to more help and protection.
  4. Leverage our data and experience to influence policy and public systems.
  5. Create strategic efforts that support and unite the social tech community.

Board of Directors

Melanie Nathanson
MELANIE NATHANSON
Chair
Mayra Alvarez
MAYRA ALVAREZ
Vice Chair
Stacy Dean
STACY DEAN
Secretary
Rima Cohen
RIMA COHEN
Tom Donovan
TOM DONOVAN
Charlie Marshall
CHARLIE MARSHALL
Robert Phillips, President and Chief Executive Officer
ROBERT PHILLIPS
Stephanie E. Quinn
STEPHANIE E. QUINN
James L. Yocum
JAMES L. YOCUM

Executive Leadership

Robert Phillips, President and Chief Executive Officer
ROBERT PHILLIPS
President and Chief Executive Officer
Tahira Cunningham, Chief of Staff
TAHIRA CUNNINGHAM
Chief of Staff
Paul Elliott, Chief Operating Officer
PAUL ELLIOTT
Chief of Operations and Client Services

Media Contact & Locations

Media Contact

Jessica Holloway
Executive Director, Communications
TEL: (510) 273-4653
CEL: (916) 224-3035
jholloway@socialinterest.org

 

General Inquiries

E-mail: info@socialinterest.org

Sacramento Office

3841 North Freeway Blvd, Suite 210
Sacramento, CA 95834
TEL: (916) 563-4004
FAX: (916) 566-2677

Oakland Office

1951 Webster Street, 2nd Floor
Oakland, CA 94612
TEL: (510) 834-1300
FAX: (510) 834-1301

PLEASE NOTE: We do not provide application assistance or other direct services at our offices.

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