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“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.”

 

– Helen Keller

Our Team

Prinsess Futrell, Executive Director

Prinsess has over 13 years of experience in working with various at-risk populations. She previously worked at a supportive housing agency, supervising a team of case managers who provided supportive services to tenants in single room occupancy buildings in San Francisco.

As Executive Director, Prinsess has been expanding the Home & Hope vision. She’s building new services such as childcare and an ancillary transitional housing program for families within the Home & Hope community. Prinsess earned her bachelor’s degrees in psychology and criminology and her master’s degree in forensic psychology, all from Holy Names University in Oakland, California.

Ashley Burns, Program Manager

Ashley has been working with the homeless and vulnerable population since 2010. At Home & Hope, Ashley assists families using her background in casework, trauma-informed care, substance-abuse care, and community-building. She has a strong belief in youth and families and supports their strength as they move through a system that has been set-up to break them down. Ashley attended Morgan State University where she received a bachelor’s degree in psychology.

Shannon Titus, Grants & Development Manager

Shannon is Home & Hope’s Grants & Development Manager. With over 20 years experience, she is also a consultant for both nonprofits and corporations, helping them develop strategies and programs to attract and retain donors or customers and secure funding. Prior to that, Shannon held executive marketing positions in a variety of technology startups throughout the Bay Area. She earned her bachelor’s degree in English and creative writing from Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon.

Daisy Chavez, Case Manager

Daisy joined Home & Hope in February 2020. As a case manager, she assists families with creating a plan and fulfilling their goals of regaining independence. She is passionate about helping families and making a lasting difference in their lives. Daisy has multiple associate degrees in administration of justice, psychology, sociology, and science and she is currently attending San Francisco State University to earn her bachelor’s degrees in administration of justice and psychology.

Arlina Ramirez, Housing Case Manager

Arlina, a founding employee of Home & Hope, joined the organization in September 2001. She has spent 34 years working with housing in San Mateo County as a Housing Programs Specialist III assisting homeless and low-income populations. She was recognized by County Supervisors and Women in Government as outstanding Woman of the Year in 2002 for her extraordinary commitment and service. She is responsible for assisting clients in obtaining and maintaining permanent housing. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of St. Thomas.

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