Carla Praglin comes to Project Homeless Connect with 10 years of experience as a Program Manager, Social Worker, and Case Manager working to support individuals, youth, and families in San Francisco. Most recently, she was the Director of Case Management at Compass Family Services working with families experiencing homelessness. She is a San Francisco Native and is invested in making San Francisco a livable city for everyone and preserving its diversity. Her partner and their two kids now live in the Excelsior where he grew up. Carla is excited to be part of PHC Team because of their reputation for collaboration, innovation and responsiveness to the needs in the community.
Director of Every Day Connect Services
Senior Logistics Facilitator
Emily was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri before moving to southern California and earning a BA in Psychology from Pomona College. During college, she worked with Jumpstart and developed a passion for community outreach while providing educational support for preschool students from low-income households. After graduation, she moved to San Francisco and worked in sales and public health research before joining the PHC team in 2013.
Service Facilitator – Vision Lead
Denita was born and raised in San Francisco California. Denita first started out in non-profit as a childcare provider, and after seeing such a homeless crisis in this city, she shared that she wanted to get more involved with helping and wondered how she can help and make a difference in her community. Denita worked in Shelter programs for a while before coming to PHC. She has have over 10 years of experience working with our diverse and vulnerable population, and is also very passionate about human rights and social injustice. Denita is very proud to work in an organization that is always working towards change and making a difference, not only are we providing a service but quality service and is what makes all the difference.
Senior Service Facilitator – Dental Lead
Originally from upstate New York, Leah is passionate about human rights and social justice issues. She has over four years of experience working with vulnerable populations, including LGBTQ youth, domestic violence survivors, refugees and populations at risk for HIV/AIDS. Leah earned her Masters in Public Health with a concentration in Social Behavior and Community Health from SUNY-Albany. She is also a certified yoga teacher. Leah is excited to serve homeless communities in San Francisco through her work with Project Homeless Connect.
Service Facilitator – On Site Lead
Tiffany has extensive experience as an Administrative Assistant in Youth and Adult Services, performing all manner of support services as well as conducting outreach with many of San Francisco’s most established nonprofit organizations. Tiffany has supporting people assessments for employment, interview skill guidance, education, and providing housing support. Much of her work as been in collaboration with programs that offer workforce development, education, and youth services. She is proud of her role in helping clients target potential employers and connect to additional services. A graduate of Everest College of San Francisco, Tiffany has studied HIPPA compliance, confidentiality compliance standards, medical billing, and administrative support. Other certificates include “Strengthening Families Program”, “Human Development”, and “Certificate of Achievement in Harm Reduction”.
Volunteer & Community Facilitator
Senior Service Facilitator – Hearing Lead
Originally from New Jersey, Brittany received her M.A in Crisis and Trauma at Tel Aviv University. Living abroad for the past few years, both traveling and working, Brittany has gained experience through teaching in Thailand and supporting at-risk individuals and refugees in Tel Aviv. Brittany has dedicated her life to social development and justice and hopes to bring a sense of equanimity to those in need.