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IT'S MY JOB: Kathleen Schafer

By Holly Roberts

Kathleen Schafer has always believed in the power of community. "The community has something to offer everyone and — our communities are stronger when people are giving what they can," said the Ojai resident. "Ojai is full of artists, scientists and photographers, and why not bring them into the schools and let the kids experience their passion?" Schafer put that attitude into action recently, when she volunteered to develop the After-school Enrichment Program for Topa Topa Elementary School last fall. She launched

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