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360 Communities

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Type  Community organization
Website  www.360communities.org
Staff  100
Region served  Worldwide
Founded  1970
Number of volunteers  2,000
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Formation  Circa 1970, United States
Legal status  Non-profit organization
Headquarters  Burnsville, Minnesota, United States
Motto  "Changing lives and strengthening communities to a new degree"

29th annual 360 communities domestic abuse awareness luncheon


360 Communities is a non-profit agency founded in 1970 by a group of volunteers. Administrative offices are located in Burnsville, Minnesota, United States.

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Its aim is "changing lives and strengthening communities to a new degree.

History

360 Communities, formerly known as Community Action Council, has been helping people since 1970. Local church volunteers, who wished to combine their community service efforts, formed 360 Communities as a nonprofit human services agency serving the south suburban metropolitan area of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota. Community Engagement defines 360 Communities.

By the mid-1970s, both Minneapolis and St. Paul United Ways had recognized the value of 360 Communities' services to surrounding communities and provided funding assistance. 360 Communities has become the chief vehicle for social services and community organizing in northern Dakota County.

Strategy

360 Communities approaches building a healthier future by empowering individuals to own the future of their communities.360 Communities partners with individuals, businesses, civic organizations, schools, faith communities, the justice system, and local government to develop plans to help the community.

Program delivery

  • 360 Communities provides safe housing, support and advocacy to women and children who experience domestic abuse.
  • 360 Communities builds a stronger community by helping families use education most effectively.
  • 360 Communities provides means for families to connect with resources.
  • References

    360 Communities Wikipedia


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