Tag: Sandy Sohcot

10/06/14

Rex Founders, Friends and Family to Speak at So Many Roads Conference

On Saturday, November 8, Rex co-founder and Board Member Carolyn Garcia, Executive Director Cameron Sears, and Sandy Sohcot, Executive Director of The World As It Could Be Human Rights Education Program, will take part in a roundtable discussion of “‘The More That You Give’: Philanthropy, Philosophy, and the Rex Foundation.” Chaired by Rex Advisory Board […]

06/05/14

The “World As It Could Be” Human Rights Education Program

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The World As It Could Be Human Rights Education Program is an outgrowth of a series of successful initiatives carried out since 2006 to educate and inspire youth and adults to further human rights for all people. These initiatives have used the creative arts to deepen learning about the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR); […]

10/14/13

Changes at Rex: Welcome Cameron! Thank You, Sandy!

When longtime Executive Director Sandy Sohcot announced her impending departure this past spring, a search ensued to find just the right person to step into the role. Now, as Board President Tim Duncan says, we’re pleased to announce that the next ED is “one of our own.” Join us in welcoming our new Executive Director, […]

08/28/13

Rex Foundation 2012 Annual Report

Rex Executive Director Sandy Sohcot says: This is the 12th Annual Report I’ve had the privilege of preparing, and my last as Rex Executive Director. Reflecting on the following robust activities and grant making that took place during 2012, I am hopeful that the momentum underway is paving the way for Rex to advance to […]

05/08/13

Rex Newsletter #8: The Answer of Art

From the introduction: Throughout history, creative essence breaks through the old to the new, offering new answers to societal problems. The Rex Foundation, itself founded by artists, seeks to shine light on the arts and the creative process, and the positive forces that result from their vitality. This newsletter looks at the role of art […]

04/29/13

Scenes From ‘The Precipice’

Rex Executive Director Sandy Sohcot says: On April 13th, I had the pleasure of attending the Workshop of The Precipice, the recipient of the 2012 Rex Foundation Ralph Gleason Award.  I thought the music, co-written by Miranda Ferriss Jones and Jeff Chimenti, performed by Jeff and accompanying musicians, was outstanding. The music, along with storytelling […]

03/20/13

A Change at the Rex Foundation: Messages From Sandy Sohcot and Tim Duncan

A Message from Sandy Sohcot  Dear Friends, With gratitude for 12 years of what has been an exhilarating and deeply meaningful experience, I am writing to announce that I will be leaving my position of Executive Director of the Rex Foundation later this year. My work began because the Rex Board wanted to see Rex […]

03/06/13

Rex on Pacifica Community Television

On January 23, 2013, Rex Foundation Executive Director Sandy Sohcot was a guest on Bruce Latimer’s talk show on Pacifica Community Television in Pacifica, CA. Among the topics of conversation: the history of Rex, and in particular, how it stayed alive after the devastating blow of Jerry Garcia’s death. Also, an upbeat look at more […]

02/06/13

The World As It Could Be: Rites of Passage, March 4

  The World As It Could Be Human Rights Education Program invites you to a special presentation at Balboa High School in San Francisco on March 4, 2013. Featured speaker is noted Hoop Dreams producer/director Frederick Marks, who’ll talk about his current project. Says Rex Foundation Executive Director Sandy Sohcot: “I had the pleasure of […]

11/13/12

Blair Jackson Interviews Sandy Sohcot

Check out this great story on Dead.net!   Says Blair: “Throughout the year now, all over the country, musicians have been helping out Rex in large and small ways. And it’s not just musicians, either. The San Francisco Giants’ now-annual ‘Jerry Garcia Day’ has provided funds to Rex, and even the Sacramento Kings NBA basketball […]