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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
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  1. 1. SAFE NIGHTUsing mobile to help domestic violenceorganizations meet emergency needs
  2. 2. I have an agenda.
  3. 3. I want you to believe we can use mobile phones to build virtual shelters.
  4. 4. First, some numbers.
  5. 5. All from a single day:September 15, 2011.
  6. 6. 5,363 Individuals receivedservices from domestic violence agencies in California.
  7. 7. 2,822People found emergency shelter or transitional housing.
  8. 8. 924Requests went unmet.
  9. 9. 612 Of those unmet requestswere for emergency shelter or transitional housing.
  10. 10. Programs were unable to provide services formany reasons:
  11. 11. We believe we can help.
  12. 12. Safe Night will meetemergency needs by crowdsourcingfunding for temporary emergency shelter.
  13. 13. Assisted by technology,community can bridge emergency need andstable funded services.
  14. 14. We are focused on asingle problem within the larger issue.
  15. 15. 612Unmet requests were for emergency shelter or transitional housing.
  16. 16. But we have another,behind the scenes, goal.
  17. 17. CommunityEngagement!
  18. 18. Systems integration!
  19. 19. Data!
  20. 20. This a partnership.
  21. 21. We are supported by:
  22. 22. But we still need more help.
  23. 23. Source: Heroes by videoplaceboisnot
  24. 24. Thank you!Marnie Webb-mwebb@techsoupglobal.org-Work: http://www.techsoupglobal.org-Twitter: @webb

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