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Sam Adams

Sam Adams
Research Assistant
(510) 835-1669 ext. 209

Sam Adams is a Research Assistant at Public Profit. He is responsible for data management and analyses. He also provides administrative support for his projects, including scheduling, preparing materials for, and co-facilitating meetings and trainings.

Sam works closely on a number of Public Profit’s evaluations, including: an evaluation of first-generation and student success programs at 12 Oregon Community Colleges funded by the First Generation Student Success Initiative; an evaluation and data systems advising project focusing on four of the TGR Foundation’s core program areas; an evaluation of Oakland Unified School District’s out-of-school time programs; an evaluation capacity-building project of YMCA of San Francisco which is building the internal capacity to monitor and evaluate the Association’s diverse range of youth development programs; and an evaluation of the Museum of the African Diaspora’s MoAD in the Classroom program, which connects third graders to art enrichment and visual vocabulary.  Sam also serves on a project funded by the S. H. Cowell Foundation, with supplementary support from the Y & H Soda Foundation, to create a toolkit for nonprofits to use to select the right data system for them.

Sam started his time at Public Profit working as a Project Assistant. Prior to joining Public Profit, Sam was a Program Associate for the Boy Scouts of America’s Scoutreach program, organizing and leading afterschool enrichment for elementary and middle school youth. Mr. Adams earned his BS degree in Health Science, concentrating in Health Service Administration at San Jose State University.