Difference makers: Two voices guiding the effort to help the homeless

Posted scott.cole@collectivity.coop Homelessness, News Articles

[SOURCED] “Two women — masters of listening, empathy and communication — have played integral roles in the Salt Lake region’s daunting mission to end homelessness. Last month, the [Salt Lake] city and county panels came to unanimous consensus to recommend moving from a one-size-fits-all approach to helping the homeless to a plan to build two […]

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Christmas gift to help Salt Lake County serve homeless

Posted scott.cole@collectivity.coop Homelessness, News Articles

[SOURCED] “Intermountain Healthcare played Santa Claus on December 23, 2015 with a gift of $500,000 to Salt Lake County’s efforts to help the homeless. […] A prime reason Intermountain made the gift, said Mikelle Moore, community benefit vice president, is the initiative adopted recently by Salt Lake City and Salt Lake County known as “collective impact,” […]

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United Way’s collective efforts seek lasting change

Posted scott.cole@collectivity.coop Education Disparities, Health Disparities, Homelessness, News Articles

[SOURCED] Jerome Ferson, the president of United Way of Olmsted County, takes some time to share a bit about United Way’s plan for 2016-2018, and how this organization is using Collective Impact to provide much-needed resources in an effective way to residents of Olmsted County in Minnesota. Read more by Jerome Ferson at The Post-Bulletin.