On January 11th, the Rules Committee will hear from applicants to the Sunshine Ordinance Task Force. Due to a personal appointment, I cannot attend the meeting. With transparency in mind, I wanted to share my statement of intent with San Franciscans.

Thank you to Ixchel Acosta, Andrew Broderick, Donna Hilliard…


Catch me on Cloudflare.tv with Dan Hollinger on August 3, 2020 to hear more about this story

In between texts sent over t-9 phones, my days at Highland Park Middle School in Beaverton, Oregon from 2006 to 2008 were fairly typical — social studies, science, and math classes filled my…


** This was written at the request of CHC staff eager to help students navigate the chaos resulting from the COVID-19 Crisis. **

Why the world needs the CHC now more than ever

The CHC is equipping you to lead our future. Interdisciplinary, empirical, and creative work is what our…


BACKGROUND

I applied to the San Francisco Free City College Oversight Committee. Yesterday (Thursday), I learned about a hearing regarding my application on Monday at 10am. Sadly, this time overlaps with two of my classes in Berkeley.

This is exactly the sort of barrier I want to eliminate by getting…


The presidential election debates are ahead of us. Fact checkers around the world are sharpening their digital pencils to review all sorts of claims coming from the candidates. Yet, fact-checking has largely made little impact on elections. Without reform, it will let us down again in 2020.

“Mistruths”, “untruths”, and…


It took a family reunion to make me realize that family isn’t defined by genetics. Instead, family is a decision you make to share a tie with someone despite geographic and genealogical differences — you define your own family.

Highlights from Frazier Fest 2019.

America needs to have a similar awakening. Our American family doesn’t…


by pablo nieves-valenzuela and kevin frazier

You support what you help build.

That’s our hypothesis for why Oregonians are so engaged in civic affairs. It’s also the basis of our support for the Oregon Youth Council.

Building an institution for youthful input. Courtesy of wiki commons.

Older Oregonians do plenty of building: voters have the initiative process to advance their…


Our field scan of PIT-related activity revealed 17 potential entry points for students eager to take their first foray into PIT. These opportunities take place across the University and range from undergraduate and graduate courses to programs comprised of members of nearly every Harvard school.

This list is not exhaustive.


I wrote the letter below for a loved one struggling through a relapse with anorexia. Feel free to tailor it and use it to help someone you may know that needs a little help getting back up to full speed.

Creative Commons image.

Dear Jane/John Doe,

Anorexia sucks.

It’s like crashing a bike…everything was going…


With five blog posts outlining our own approach to understanding and mapping PIT at Harvard we are eager to see what PIT looks like in your community.

Is your institution ripe for more collaboration with someone or some group in a different quadrant of the PIT universe? Do you have…

Kevin Frazier

Student at the Harvard Kennedy School and UC Berkeley School of Law. Apolitical Contributing Author.

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