Jessica Castro, From Unhoused and Surviving Trauma to Helping Others in Reno

Jessica Castro, From Unhoused and Surviving Trauma to Helpin...

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Jessica Castro was unhoused herself and went through devastating trauma but has rebounded. She’s now a powerhouse advocate for those struggling in Reno and northern Nevava, on social media, at City Council meetings and outside the new Nevada Cares campus. She works as a local auditor at a call center, but when she’s off work you’ll usually find her helping others. Several times a week, she distributes hundreds of bottles of water and holds big community meals, providing healthier options than what’s being offered inside. In this episode with reporter Richard Bednarski you'll also hear those she helps and volunteers working by her side.
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Jessica Castro was unhoused herself and went through devastating trauma but has rebounded. She’s now a powerhouse advocate for those struggling in Reno and northern Nevava, on social media, at City Council meetings and outside the new Nevada Cares campus. She works as a local auditor at a call center, but when she’s off work you’ll usually find her helping others. Several times a week, she distributes hundreds of bottles of water and holds big community meals, providing healthier options than what’s being offered inside. In this episode with reporter Richard Bednarski you'll also hear those she helps and volunteers working by her side.
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