What are the challenges and opportunities for connecting people to key services? KP Naidu, VP, Benetech Labs discusses strengthening the social safety net.
In the US, the COVID-19 pandemic, in addition to causing more than 200,000 deaths, has resulted in unemployment for over 16.3 million Americans. As a result, the demands on critical social safety net services such as food, shelter, medical treatment and so on have skyrocketed.
With the holiday season approaching, Bay Area community members gathered for a conversation centered on human services solutions to support our region’s most vulnerable citizens.
Today, we are announcing the implementation of a first of its kind data-collaboration, making it easier for people to get connected to the services that they need. Over the next six months, six Bay Area organizations will use Benetech Service Net to share and maintain their records on local social and human services.
As inequality deepens in Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Bay Area — in Benetech’s backyard — the crises facing our neighbors in need continue to mount. This is happening despite the efforts of governments, philanthropies, nonprofits, and social good work by technology companies in the region. Hundreds of organizations provide thousands of health, human, […]