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Julie Lythcott-Haims: Helping students feel seen

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nov 23

Mon, Nov 23 2020, 5:30PM - 6:15PM

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Julie Lythcott-Haims

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A celebration of CCA's scholarship program and its many supporters.

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Join CCA President Stephen Beal and novelist Juvenal Acosta for an evening in celebration of CCA's scholarship program, featuring a live talk by Julie Lythcott-Haims. The New York Times bestselling author of parenting manifesto How to Raise an Adult, Lythcott-Haims is a graduate of CCA's MFA in Writing program and former Dean of Freshman at Stanford University, and will speak on how we as a community can be supporting the next generation of creative leaders.

Kindly RSVP by November 13, 2020. For questions, contact Danica Domingo at or 415.551.9361.


WRITER. SPEAKER. HUMAN. Julie Lythcott-Haims believes in humans and is deeply interested in what gets in our way. She is the New York Times bestselling author of the anti-helicopter parenting manifesto How to Raise an Adult. Her TED Talk on the subject has more than 5 million views, and in 2020 she became a regular contributor with CBS This Morning on parenting. Her second book is the critically-acclaimed and award-winning prose poetry memoir Real American, which illustrates her experience as a Black and biracial person in white spaces. A third book, Your Turn: How to Be an Adult, will be out in April 2021. Julie is a former corporate lawyer and Stanford dean, and she holds a BA from Stanford, a JD from Harvard, and an MFA in Writing from California College of the Arts. She serves on the board of Common Sense Media, and on the advisory board of LeanIn.Org, and she is a former board member at Foundation for a College Education, Global Citizen Year , The Writers Grotto, and Challenge Success. She volunteers with the hospital program No One Dies Alone. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her partner of over thirty years, their young adults, and her mother.

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