CTC implementation

CTC Outreach and Implementation

Pangea Foundation
VISTA Name: 
Beth Joseph
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Project Description: 

- Help develop an implementation plan for 25 CTC’s in San Diego County and 25 CTC’s in Orange County
- Help implement Abilities Networks and train CTC’s in San Diego and Orange County
- Help develop an implementation plan for statewide usage in California, which includes 5 workshops and a pilot with 20 CTC’s
- Public and private sector resources will enable the project to continue after the Members leave.

Project Outcome: 

Beth and Edith worked well above their call of duty to lead the efforts of designing a system that helped bring technology solutions to low-income senior and disabilities housing properties. They worked directly with staff at affordable housing properties for seniors and people with disabilities as well as the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Southern California office to make sure that Pangea designed a system that could help low-income seniors and people with disabilities use technology to access community resources to meet their need. They designed the functional specification of the system, and then worked daily with Pangea’s software developers to oversee the development of the system. They have been praised by every organization they worked with, especially HUD’s Southern California Neighborhood Networks team leader.

Impact Quote: 

The transition of Abilities Networks into Abilities For RSCs would not have been possible without having AmeriCorps*VISTA members Beth and Edith! Given the small staff at Pangea and the limited nonprofit resources available today, we relied heavily upon the involvement of our two AmeriCorps members to help make every aspect of this project possible.

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