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Using mobile to help domestic violence agencies meet emergency needs

Using mobile to help domestic violence agencies meet emergency needs

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  • National Network to End Domestic Violence’s (NNEDV) 2011 Domestic Violence Counts California State Summary: http://nnedv.org/resources/census/2011-report.html
  • found emergency shelter or transitional housing.
  • Unmet requests for services. Up from the 614 requests that came in during the same survey in 2010.
  • Or 66% of those unmet requests were for emergency shelter or transitional housing.
  • http://nnedv.org/docs/Census/DVCounts2011/DVCounts11_StateSummary_CA.pdf
  • http://nnedv.org/docs/Census/DVCounts2011/DVCounts11_StateSummary_CA.pdfI edited this page- ss
  • http://nnedv.org/docs/Census/DVCounts2011/DVCounts11_StateSummary_CA.pdf
  • An individual makes a request for help.A SV staff member assesses the request and determines shelter is necessary. A shelter staff member looks for available shelter space.If none is available they use a text based system to send out a beacon asking for help.Supporters, who have downloaded a smart phone app, receive a notifications.And have an immediate opportunity to pay for a hotel room to serve as temporary shelter.
  • Or 66% of those unmet requests were for emergency shelter or transitional housing.
  • http://nnedv.org/docs/Census/DVCounts2011/DVCounts11_StateSummary_CA.pdf
  • FundraisingIntroductions
  • Heroes by videoplaceboisnothttp://www.flickr.com/photos/videoplacebo/2476230102/
  • FundraisingIntroductions

Safe Night Safe Night Presentation Transcript

  • SAFE NIGHTUsing mobile to help domestic violenceorganizations meet emergency needs
  • I have an agenda.
  • I want you to believe we can use mobile phones to build virtual shelters.
  • First, some numbers.
  • All from a single day:September 15, 2011.
  • 5,363 Individuals receivedservices from domestic violence agencies in California.
  • 2,822People found emergency shelter or transitional housing.
  • 924Requests went unmet.
  • 612 Of those unmet requestswere for emergency shelter or transitional housing.
  • Programs were unable to provide services formany reasons:
  • We believe we can help.
  • Safe Night will meetemergency needs by crowdsourcingfunding for temporary emergency shelter.
  • Assisted by technology,community can bridge emergency need andstable funded services.
  • We are focused on asingle problem within the larger issue.
  • 612Unmet requests were for emergency shelter or transitional housing.
  • But we have another,behind the scenes, goal.
  • CommunityEngagement!
  • Systems integration!
  • Data!
  • This a partnership.
  • We are supported by:
  • But we still need more help.
  • Source: Heroes by videoplaceboisnot
  • Thank you!Marnie Webb-mwebb@techsoupglobal.org-Work: http://www.techsoupglobal.org-Twitter: @webb