Started in 1996 the mission of the Domestic Violence Resource Center is to education, support, and empower survivors an their children who are affected by intimate partner violence.
Amy Whitfield details services provided by the DVRC.
Hosted by: Holly MeninoProduced by: Mountain West Newsmakers Team
The Lowell Bennion Community Service Center is looking for leaders! Celebrating 30 years of operation dedicated to the recruitment and training of students in community service. Morgan Bryne reveals top projects and provides information on how the community can also engage in making a difference.
The Road Home is an organization with the mission to help people step out of homelessness and back into the community. The program provides emergency shelter andhousing services. Ex Dir. Matt Minkevitch describes joining forces with community partners to provide resources during the affordable housing crisis.
How do donations improve society? How do they impact the community and benefit the lives of people? The Sorenson Impact Center uses an all encompassing approach to analyze investments and policy to help boost performance of social impact projects discussed by Fraser Nelson.
House Bill 96, the Utah School Readiness Initiative benefits 4,000 kids through high quality preschool programs. United Way CEO Bill Crim touches on the impact of HB96 as well a other services aimed to make a positive impact on the 137,000 low income students in the region.
Ditch the phones and enjoy nature with the YMCA! Elissa Kobrin, Director of Camping describes overnight camps in which councilors focus on safety and inclusiveness. Truly be themselves in safe enviorment.
Yolanda Vazquez talks with Roopal Saran, Executive Director, Literacy Council of Northern VA. They discuss the council's mission to teach the community to read and write English and the benefits associated with those skills.
Host Jill Horner talks with Alex Halper, Govt Affairs Dir., PA Chamber of Business & Industry, about proposed legislation that addresses issues with prescription medications and workers compensation, including costs and overuse. www.pachamber.org
For over 30 years, the WBDC has created and enacted programs that benefit women and minority entrepreneurs at various stages of their businesses. While WBDC can connect aspiring entrepreneurs with valuable information, counseling support and access to capital, the organization offers much more than that. The WBDC provides solutions to help entrepreneurs advance their business skills and grow and build capacity. From content-rich workshops, certification services, assistance with corporate and government contracting to business advising and networking opportunities, the WBDC works diligently to help enhance the growth and sustainability of its clients. Among these services are the WBDC's ScaleUp program, which recently expanded from Aurora to Englewood and Belmont-Cragin, as well as the Latina Entrepreneurial Accelerated Development (LEAD) and its commitment to continuing the services of Small Business Development Centers like the location at Governor's State University in University Park, Illinois. Janice Lopez, Managing Director of Entrepreneurial Services and Director for WBC Chicago, discusses the full scope of services offered by the WBDC.