2014

Hernandez elected to Peoples’ Self-Help Housing Board of Directors

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Hernandez elected to Peoples’ Self-Help Housing Board of Directors

Board Chair Carolyn Johnson announced that Tensie Hernandez has been elected to the board of directors of Peoples' Self-Help Housing.

Hernandez has been a community member of Beatitude House Catholic Worker in Guadalupe, CA for the past 18 years. In this capacity she has served and advocated for the working poor, helping to provide food, clothing and medical care for the people in the community. In addition she has worked with the American Cancer Society to bring comfort and advocacy to women with cancer. She currently resides in Santa Maria with her family.

"I am delighted to serve as a board member for People's because I have seen firsthand the incredible impact they have had on families in Guadalupe and I want to help them continue to support people in our communities find the dignity and humanity that is inherently theirs ," stated Hernandez.

Founded in 1970, Peoples’ Self-Help Housing is an award winning non-profit organization that develops affordable housing and community facilities for low-income households and homeownership opportunities for working families and special needs populations, such as seniors, the disabled, and the formerly homeless. With over 1,200 homes completed and over 1,500 rental units developed and now managed by Peoples’ Self-Help Housing, PSHH is the largest affordable housing developer on the Central Coast, with offices in Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo.

For more information on Peoples’ Self-Help Housing call Rochelle Rose at (805) 699-7227 or rocheller@pshhc.org or visit www.pshhc.org.
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