Entries by Jiamin Li

RAMS Continues the Legacy of Dr. Evelyn Lee Through Diversity and Cultural Competency Training

Dr. Evelyn Lee served as RAMS’ Executive Director from 1990 to 2003. Throughout her leadership, she has amplified RAMS’ impact in the community through program expansion and continuous advocacy to provide multilingual and culturally competent services. This year, RAMS continues her legacy through the Dr. Evelyn Lee Diversity and Cultural Competency Training 2024: Envisioning Mental […]

RAMS Peer Wellness Center Celebrates Eight Years of Peer Empowerment

Founded on March 11, 2016 at 1282 Market St., the Peer Wellness Center brings together creativity, connection and community. This March, we proudly celebrate eight years of providing peer-led activities and resources that empower the diverse San Francisco community. The Peer Wellness Center serves as a safe place where members can gain valuable skills through […]

2023 iRAMS Award Recipients Announcement

Founded on RAMS’ core values – Inclusion, Impact, Insight, Integrity, and Innovation, iRAMS allows us to recognize our values in action. Since it’s launched in May 2023, we have received a total of 77 nominations (27 of which are inter-program nominations) from across 10 programs. 2023 Inclusion Award Winner: Kim “KK” Kantere, Division of Peer-Based […]

RAMS Newest Program: BEST Neighborhoods

BEST Neighborhoods (Bridge and Engagement Services Team Neighborhoods) is a collaboration between RAMS, the San Francisco Department of Public Health, and other community partners that provides street-based behavioral health care throughout the city, one neighborhood at a time. With carefully created care plans, strong multi-disciplinary teams, street-based medical and psychiatric resources, and the support of […]

Hire-Ability & Peer Wellness Center Collaborates for Job Resource Fair

Peer Division and Hire-Ability partnered to host the first Job Resource Fair at the Peer Wellness Center on Thursday, September 21, 2023.  The event was a great success, with representatives of each of Hire-Ability’s programs in attendance, along with partner representatives from Department of Public Health (DPH), Occupational Therapy Training Program (OTTP-SF), Caminar, and UCSF […]

Hire-Ability Received DiversAbility Awards

The DiversAbility Breakfast was organized by a group of nonprofits 19 years ago with the mission of sharing local resources and employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities. Hire-Ability’s Employment Services team collaborated with the TAY NextGen program and other members of the Executive Leadership Team to show our appreciation for the partnership we have with […]

HireAbility Holds Boundaries Workshop

The workshop was facilitated by employment services manager Laura Westman and the amazing employment services team at Hire-Ability: Alexandra Macmillan, Mary Ann Dones, Joyce Xue, Lilly Ho and Lucy Wu. The team presented on how to navigate professional boundaries to job seekers enrolled in employment services as well as trainees in the Employee Development, Janitorial, […]

RAMS Peer Transition Team Receives 2023 MHSA Team of the Year Award

The RAMS Peer Transition Team is a five year Mental Health Services Act Innovation Project that launched in 2019. With a team of up to seven advanced-level Peer Counselors, the project has been providing vital peer support in the field to support clients in graduating from Intensive Case Management programs across the San Francisco Behavioral […]