Arash DaneshzadehTeen Site Director
has a far existing passion for youth of all ages and the cause of teen development, as teens have become a forgotten age group for social causes.
As a non-native English speaker, Arash
immigrated to the United States as a refugee during the Iran-Iraq war.He
is a product of after-school services like the Boys and Girls club of San Mateo
that helped him build his
interpersonal skills and language development.Today he
speaks English, in addition to Spanish and Farsi.In a year, Arash will be pursuing his Masters in the field of Developmental Psychology and currently holds B.S. degrees in Psychology and Biology from U.C. Davis.In the past, Arash has served as an advisor and mentor for the Upward Bound Federal TRIO Program of UC Davis for first generation, college-bound inner-city youth from Vallejo, Fairfield and South Sacramento.As an Americorps member for the past year and half, he has also served as an ESL and Basic Computers instructor at the Saca Community Adult Learning Center in North Sacramento and Intel Computer Clubhouse Counselor for the Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services.