By Emily Bazar
April 30, 2018
Back in 2008, Mary Hogden was homeless, living on the streets of Berkeley,
"I got beat up really badly out there," says Hogden, 62. "It's not a safe
place for women."
She landed in the hospital and then in a boarding home for adults with
mental illness. But her big break came when she started volunteering for a
mental health program called the Pool of Consumer Champions, run by Alameda