We are using Wordpress5.1 and would like to add a password protected portal/page for our Board of Directors to utilize. This area would be used to hold meeting minutes, board roster, financials, etc. The uploading and maintenance will be provided by our Development Team. If possible, we would also like to add a place for them to share ideas, notes etc. Basically, a central depository.
One of our organizational goals this year was to improve board communications and to simplify our organizational processes. This project will provide a communication tool for our board members. It will be a place for them to review board minutes, receive notification of pressing items, and greatly improve their communication between meetings. We are in the process of streamlining our processes and trying to digitize our work to save time, money, and trees!
The mission of Venice Community Housing is to reduce homelessness, maximize affordable housing, empower low-income constituents, provide social services, and advocate for public policy that protects and strengthens the economic, racial and cultural diversity of Venice and other neighborhoods on the Westside of Los Angeles.
VCH was founded in 1988 to respond to two critical community issues: 1) the increasing displacement of low-income Venice residents; and 2) a growing population of homeless people, particularly families, in Venice Beach. Since then, VCH now owns 208 Units of affordable and supportive housing in 14 properties
Operates 28 Units of short-term housing for families and transitional aged youth experiencing homelessness in 3 properties
VCH housed over 500 people last year, of whom over 149 had previously been homeless. Additionally, since 1996, VCH has operated youth development programs focused on creating educational and economic opportunities for children, youth and young adults ages 5 through 24.
In addition to direct provision of housing and services, Venice Community Housing works to sustain the vibrant diversity of Venice and to address the interests of the low-income residents through advocacy at the local, state, and national levels. Through strong volunteer engagement, community organizing and collaboration with other agencies, VCH leverages its connection with residents, experience, and demonstrated impact in order to achieve lasting change for more people. By building strong community leaders among youth and adults, VCH supports their efforts to speak for themselves and create the change their families most desire.