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Women's Shelter and Support Center

 

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Organization Information


Organization: Women's Shelter and Support Center

Sector: 501C-3 Non-Profit

Organization Mission: Women's Shelter Inc. provides outreach, advocacy, and housing to battered women and their children. Our advocates are passionate about helping families in need by assisting them every step of the way.

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Status Reports / News 
Related PlanScape Status on: Children & Youth, Housing, Public Safety, Special Needs
September 26, 2021: Riverfront Re-Imagined Project

Gambol Associates, a Massachusetts firm, selected for the project to come up with a concrete proposal. 

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September 10, 2021: Age-Friendly Olmsted County (AFOC) Meetings Log

9/10/2021 message from Dave Beal, August 2021 kickoff and inventory meeting

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September 09, 2021: Racism and the Economy -- Federal Reserve Series

Understanding the implications of structural racism in America's economy. 

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August 27, 2021: Olmsted County Human Rights Commission

Welcoming week information and Police Responses to HRC questions. 

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August 19, 2021: Olmsted County Kiosks to increase access to county services and information

 In an effort to help eliminate barriers such as transportation and increase access to Olmsted County services, the county is placing 11 kiosks in various locations across the community.

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June 27, 2021: AARP Age Friendly Community

(1) 2021-06-27 Status Community Report;  (2) 2020-01-15:Olmsted County joined the AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities.

 

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June 17, 2021: Sustainable, Resilient Rochester

Sustainability Task Force: Presentations to CMRC, Housing and Feedback from survey and action plan

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May 29, 2021: South-of-Downtown Waterfront Small Area Plan

  March and May 2021 status slides and recording. 

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May 26, 2021: Bryk Apartments March and May Status

March and May reports to DMCC including video, documents and presentations. 

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April 27, 2021: Minnesota Compass

OpenBeam presentation at MN Compass, RPL workshop

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Community Anchor Participation: CNG

 

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Impacts

The work of this organization may have impacts on the following areas:

PlanScape

Lvl 1: Children & Youth ; Housing ; Public Safety ; Special Needs

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Community Health Impact area: Financial Stress/Homelessness

 

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Organization Life Cycle Assessment (Pause, Startup, Steady, Isolated Impact, Collective Impact  Unknown)

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