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Organization: Moms Demand Action

Sector: 501C-3 Non-Profit ; Collective

Organization Mission: Moms Demand Action was founded by stay-at-home mom Shannon Watts on December 15, 2012, in response to the devastating shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. The organization quickly flourished into a leading force for gun violence prevention, with chapters in all 50 states and a powerful grassroots network of moms that has successfully effected change at the local, state and national level. In December 2013, Moms Demand Action partnered with Mayors Against Illegal Guns to unite a nationwide movement of millions of Americans working together to change the game and end the epidemic of gun violence that affects every community.

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Rochester, MN Contact: Donna Miller

 

 


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Status Reports / News 
Related PlanScape Status on: Children & Youth, Health, Mental Health, Parenthood, Public Safety

April 03, 2019 openBeam.net: MOMA Demand Action News

RPS and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense are planning a dialog between the two groups. This is an opportunity to broaden the conversation to other efforts to address school safety.

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June 23, 2019: Next Human Library Events

The next  Library event will be at the Rochester Public  Library  on Thursday, August 22, 2019.  The event will run from 6:00 - 8:30.  We will need 4 team members to help set up for the event from 5-6 and then at least 8 to keep the event running smoothly

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June 21, 2019: Diversity Council finalist for 2018 Anti-Racism Initiative Category

Recognizing Diversity Council as one of the three finalists for Anti-Racism Initiative category. 

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    May 24, 2019: Rochester Area Family Y

     Y has received a grant from the Schulze Family Foundation which allows us to provide 400 Rochester high schooler’s a free summer members through our Get Summer program.

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    May 24, 2019: Mayo High School School Within a School (SWS)

    Four Mayo SWS students and their teacher made a huge impression at Kiwanis Club of Rochester. 

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    May 08, 2019: Community for Health Workgroup Log

    DMC EDA initiated Community For Health group effort notes.

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    April 16, 2019: United Way Special Projects Team

    OVERALL OBJECTIVE: determine what forms of advocacy are most suitable to advance United Way’s vision and mission. 

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    April 12, 2019: Pathway to Prosperity

    State lawmakers are being asked to provide $1 million in hopes of putting single parents and their children on a new path out of poverty this summer.

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    April 07, 2019: Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation

    BRINGING OUR RESOURCES TO A SPROUT! EVENT NEAR YOU

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    April 04, 2019: Journey to Growth Plan $25M loan fund

    PB: "As part of J2G, lawmakers from Southeast Minnesota are seeking to create a $25 million revolving loan fund to spur business and entrepreneurial activity in the region’s towns and cities."

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    March 15, 2019: RT Autism Awareness Foundation Inc Press Release

    RT Autism Awareness Foundation has been awarded a grant from the Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, for programs and activities supporting the well being of individuals and families impacted by Autism Spectrum Diagnosis.

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    March 05, 2019: Rochester-Olmsted County Youth commission

    The Rochester-Olmsted Youth Commission is bringing the Tents of Witness exhibit to Rochester on April 13th – April 16th. 

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    Impacts

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    PlanScape

    Lvl 1: Children & Youth ; Health ; Mental Health ; Parenthood ; Public Safety

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    DMC Impact: Health & Wellness

    Community Health Impact area: Mental Health

     

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    Organization Life Cycle Assessment:

    Steady

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