A.M. Hennessey

A. M. Hennessey is a parent of children who attended Starr King Elementary School’s Mandarin Immersion program between 2015 and 2019. She served from 2017 to 2019 on Starr King’s School Site Council and was a member of the PTA’s short-lived “Inclusivity Group,” as well as the school’s new “Transformation Committee.” While at the school, she and her children also volunteered in Potrero Hill Terrace and Annex for the Walking School Bus program. They are currently working with other families and community leaders in the creation of a local Birth Circle for low-income families. She may be reached at amhennessey@mac.com.

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