Friday, October 14th, 2016
The Depot Minneapolis
Featured Client: Rebecca Polston
Roots Community Birth CenterOne nonprofit organization can change the shape of a community in need, but what do you get when four organizations work together on a common project? The answer is Roots Community Birth Center, located in North Minneapolis. Roots provides midwifery and out-of-hospital births for families from all ethnic, religious, and socio-economic backgrounds. It was the product of a unique partnership between WomenVenture, Neighborhood Development Center (NDC), Northside Economic Opportunity Network (NEON), and the Minnesota Black Chamber of Commerce (MBCC). When describing the partnership, Roots owner, Rebecca Polston, says: “I don’t think people understand just how powerful it is to have all these organizations work together to back you up. They all came together to leverage resources and provide technical support. That has been the difference for making this be really successful..."
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