Stand Up Placer

LOVE YOUR BODY - Stand Up Placer spreads awareness at Sierra College

One in every four college women is sexually assaulted. That fact was etched onto a shirt at the Stand Up Placer booth at Sierra College’s ninth-annual Love Your Body week on ...

Reader Input: Art grant program given big boost

Special thanks to Gold Country Rotary for allowing the Sugar Plump Fairies to participate in their Mardi Gras celebration. Proceeds from the raffle and silent auction benefit our ...

Auburn artist stands up to domestic violence

In the face of domestic violence, one Auburn artist is taking a stand and using her creative talents. For Auburn resident Annie Hess, making jewelry is more than just a hobby; it& ...

Future Ford Lincoln ‘Stands Up’ for Placer

Future Ford Lincoln of Roseville donated $10,000 to support “Stand Up Placer,” an organization that aims to protect victims of violence, during the 2013 Holiday Employe ...

Reader input: New name but same mission

Peace for Families and Piece by Peace Boutique and Thrift have recently undergone a name change to Stand up Placer and Stand up Placer Boutique and Thrift Store. This change has ca ...

Four to be laid off at Stand Up Placer

A handful of interns will be laid off this month due to economic challenges at Stand Up Placer, an advocacy group that helps victims of domestic and sexual abuse, according to info ...

Holiday stress a real issue for some

  With the holidays comes the expectation of joy, family togetherness and celebration. It’s a time to be happy and forget the problems of the year, right? When that ex ...

Well-known Placer nonprofit gets a new name

A Placer County nonprofit known for standing up for victims of domestic violence has adopted a new name. PEACE for Families will now be known as Stand Up Placer. The organization ...