Vanessa Diffenbaugh was born in San Francisco and raised in Chico, California. After studying creative writing and education at Stanford, she went on to teach art and writing to youth in low-income communities. She and her husband PK have three children: Trevon, 20, Chela, 6, and Miles, 5. Trevon, a former foster child, is attending New York University on a Gates Millenium Scholarship. Vanessa and her family currently live in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where her husband is studying urban school reform at Harvard.
RT @youthvillagesNC: Join @PiedmontNG, @CokeCCBCC, @sprint, @VDiffenbaugh & @cochraneewc, May 2 to support former #FosterCare kids! #CLT ht…
by @VDiffenbaugh - one month ago
RT @youthvillagesNC: Support former foster kids! Join author, @VDiffenbaugh, & @DukeEndowment president emeritus, Gene Cochrane | May 2. ht…
RT @ditzkoff: Van Jones, looking choked up, somehow manages to sum up the fear and pain that many are feeling tonight. https://t.co/K7eiJd…
by @VDiffenbaugh - 6 months ago
Can't stop thinking about #theprize a portrait of ed reform w no heroes and no villains: https://t.co/GjPh9LxdRE @dalerussakoff
by @VDiffenbaugh - 7 months ago
RT @JoshuaPStarr: Black Folk Hate White Tears and Blatant Racism More Than Charter Schools https://t.co/vpUQo6kyUU via @TheRoot
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