Redding Restart:Forum on Homelessness

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Friday, March 3, 2023, 8:00am – 12:00pm

Hosted by Jonathan Anderson

Homelessness is complex and multi-faceted and, as you know, people have a variety of viewpoints on the issue. To help us all learn the best ways we can help our neighbors get off the streets and live new lives, the Mission is hosting a Forum on Homelessness. We’ll have local and national experts join us. The discussion will be practical, wide-ranging, and action-oriented. The only thing that will make it better is if you join us.

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Keynote Speaker

Tom Wolf: California Peace Coalition

Tom is a formerly homeless recovering heroin addict from San Francisco. In 2018, Tom spent 6 months homeless on the streets of the Tenderloin neighborhood struggling with heroin and fentanyl addiction. He was arrested 6 times for holding drugs for street-level drug dealers and other offenses and eventually went to jail for 3 months before going to a 6-month inpatient treatment program where he found recovery and the Co-Founder of the California Peace Coalition 

 

 

Expert Panelists

Dr. Doug McMullin: Shasta Community Health Center

Dr. McMullin is a Family Physician at Shasta Community Health Center (SCHC) in Redding, California. Carrying a double board in Family Medicine and Addiction Medicine, he currently works as a physician for Shasta Community Health Center and is the Director of Innovative Services at the Health Center. Dr. McMullin is active in church and community, serving as Board President for Pathways to Housing, a local non-profit organization dedicated to assisting people experiencing homelessness to find housing options.

 

Chief Bill Schueller: Chief of Redding P.D.

He was sworn in as the Redding Police Chief on September 9th, 2019. During his first three years as Chief, his Department has recruited and hired 49 police officers, 7 community service officers, and dozens of support staff. With the support of his newly formed Leadership team, they created the Crisis Intervention Response Team.

 

Christine Cage: No Boundaries

Relocated to Redding, Ca in 2017, due to the overwhelming unhoused population and the
individuals who made up this population. In addition to my educational background, I’ve been
fortunate enough to have the opportunity to commit myself to social justice change and
advocacy for the less fortunate. I volunteered my time with different organizations to build
working relationships within the community to propel my vision and understanding of addressing
the needs of the community. “No Boundaries Transitional Housing is committed to inspiring lifelong changes in individuals
and communities that strengthen our society for a better tomorrow.”

 

Christine Cage: CEO Hill Country

Jo has worked for Hill Country Community Clinic as a Behavioral Health clinician since 2018 and has been serving in clinic operations since the beginning of 2019 and the new CEO effective the end of May 2022. Jo brings unique experience to these roles as she started working as a clinical social worker in 1990 and eventually moved into roles in the business community for 19 years. She has continued to remain active in Shasta County through her volunteer efforts which have focused on serving the most vulnerable and those on the margins in the community. When Jo found her way into the Hill Country team she found a place to serve the underserved while using her business experience and acumen to help the clinic respond to the continually changing needs of the community.

 

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