Contact: Samantha Mott
Local Heroes of Human Services to be Honored by Board of Supervisors
Sacramento, CA - The Tenth Annual Heroes of Human Service Awards Recognition event will take place Tuesday, November 1, during the County's Board of Supervisor meeting. The awards ceremony, presented by the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors and the County's Human Services Coordinating Council, will honor residents of Sacramento County who have touched the lives of others through their advocacy, dedication, service and support.
When: Tuesday, November 01, 2016, 9:30 a.m. – Reception to follow
Where: County of Sacramento Administrative Building
1st Floor, Board Chambers
700 H Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
Great photo opportunity:
THEIR STORIES ARE FASCINATING AND INSPIRING
Chris Ford, a survivor, was drawn to WEAVE and began volunteering in 2011. She established WEAVE's Financial Empowerment Program
and since she led the first workshop in 2013, more than 300 survivors have benefited from financial literacy education.
Dr. Maya Leggett, a trauma surgeon at Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento, is passionate about preventing violence and helping to
ensure that at-risk youth have opportunities to thrive in our community.
During the ceremony, each Supervisor will present resolutions to honorees from their district. A total of 14 honorees will be recognize
from the five supervisorial districts.