Nicole Brogdon wears a bracelet of rainbow beads along with her heavy gloves, hard hat and sturdy boots as she hoists beams high up in the wings of a Sacramento building under construction.
There was joy and laughter as dozens of low-income and homeless residents attended the fourth annual Placer Empowering People event earlier this month.
The Placer County Board of Supervisors approved contracts with two experienced local service providers today to purchase and operate permanent supportive housing for people experiencing homelessness.
It will be a return to Placer County for Dr. Aimee Sisson, who was appointed as the county’s new health officer at the Board of Supervisors meeting today.
A new mobile kitchen will help The Gathering Inn serve up more nutritious, hot meals – but also offer work experience opportunities for their 100 homeless guests at the Mid Placer shelter facility.