Skidrow Advocacy Group Inc

Life On The Streets

LONG BEACH, CA   |  www.skidrowadvocacy.org

Mission

To Network With Other Agencies To End Chronic Homelessness With Financial, Food Contributions And Aftercare Services to Families, Men, Women, Children And The Most Vulnerable Who Are In Need.

Notes from the nonprofit

Skidrow Advocacy Group Is A 501(c)(3) Non Profit Public Charity To Eradicate Poverty & Homelessness To Motivate, Inspire All To Be Self Sufficient

Ruling year info

2014

Founder CEO

Jamies Shuford

Main address

2122 W WILLARD ST. R27

LONG BEACH, CA 90810 USA

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EIN

46-1097226

NTEE code info

Public, Society Benefit - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C. (W99)

Human Service Organizations (P20)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

Communication

Blog

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Get More People Involved To Eradicate Chronic Homelessness, Poverty,And Food Insecurities.

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Getting off the Streets

This program is designed For Outreach For Homeless Families ,Women, Men and Youth Who Are Homeless and on the verge Homelessness due to not having the resources that available

Population(s) Served
Adults

Where we work

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Number of suppliers with whom the SME/Coop/Enterprise has an agreement, contract, or ongoing business relationship as a result of the nonprofit's efforts

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Adults, Women and girls, Men and boys, Intersex people, LGBTQ people, Infants and toddlers, Children and youth, Adolescents, Seniors, Young adults, Caregivers, Families, Non-adult children, Parents, Indigenous peoples, Ethnic and racial groups, Multiracial people, People of African descent, People of Asian descent, People of European descent, People of Latin American descent, People of Middle Eastern descent, Baha'is, Buddhists, Christians, Confucists, Hindus, Interfaith groups, Jewish people, Muslims, Secular groups, Shintos, Sikhs, Tribal and indigenous religious groups, At-risk youth, Economically disadvantaged people, Homeless people, Immigrants and migrants, Incarcerated people, Nomadic people, Victims and oppressed people, Academics, Activists, Artists and performers, Domestic workers, Emergency responders, Farmers, Migrant workers, Military personnel, Retired people, Self-employed people, Students, Unemployed people, Veterans, People with diseases and illnesses, People with HIV/AIDS, Substance abusers, People with disabilities, People with hearing impairments, People with intellectual disabilities, People with learning disabilities, People with physical disabilities, People with psychosocial disabilities, People with vision impairments

Related Program

Getting off the Streets

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

People We Are Helping With Commodities The Homeless Population And Families Whom Are Food Insecure

Number of website pageviews

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Adults

Related Program

Getting off the Streets

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

Our Website Followers Increased And Views Over 400k March, 2019

Number of people using homeless shelters per week

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Women and girls, Men and boys, LGBTQ people, Adolescents, Adults, Seniors, Young adults, Caregivers, Families, Parents, Ethnic and racial groups, Multiracial people, People of African descent, People of Asian descent, People of European descent, People of Latin American descent, At-risk youth, Economically disadvantaged people, Homeless people, Incarcerated people, Victims and oppressed people, Domestic workers, Retired people, Self-employed people, Sex workers, Students, Unemployed people, Veterans, People with diseases and illnesses, People with HIV/AIDS, Substance abusers, People with disabilities, People with hearing impairments, People with intellectual disabilities, People with learning disabilities, People with physical disabilities, People with psychosocial disabilities, People with vision impairments

Related Program

Getting off the Streets

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Holding steady

Number of unique website visitors

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Adults, Women and girls, Men and boys, Intersex people, LGBTQ people, Children and youth, Adolescents, Seniors, Young adults, Caregivers, Families, Non-adult children, Parents, Indigenous peoples, Ethnic and racial groups, Multiracial people, People of African descent, People of Asian descent, People of European descent, People of Latin American descent, People of Middle Eastern descent, Baha'is, Buddhists, Christians, Confucists, Hindus, Interfaith groups, Jewish people, Muslims, Secular groups, Shintos, Sikhs, Tribal and indigenous religious groups, At-risk youth, Economically disadvantaged people, Homeless people, Immigrants and migrants, Incarcerated people, Nomadic people, Victims and oppressed people, Academics, Activists, Artists and performers, Domestic workers, Emergency responders, Farmers, Migrant workers, Military personnel, Retired people, Self-employed people, Sex workers, Students, Unemployed people, Veterans, People with diseases and illnesses, People with HIV/AIDS, Substance abusers, People with disabilities, People with hearing impairments, People with intellectual disabilities, People with learning disabilities, People with physical disabilities, People with psychosocial disabilities, People with vision impairments

Related Program

Getting off the Streets

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

This Is Based On Views From holonis.com/skidrowadvocacy

Number of public events held to further mission

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Adults, Women and girls, Men and boys, Intersex people, LGBTQ people, Infants and toddlers, Children and youth, Adolescents, Seniors, Young adults, Caregivers, Families, Non-adult children, Parents, Indigenous peoples, Ethnic and racial groups, Multiracial people, People of African descent, People of Asian descent, People of European descent, People of Latin American descent, People of Middle Eastern descent, Baha'is, Buddhists, Christians, Confucists, Hindus, Interfaith groups, Jewish people, Muslims, Secular groups, Shintos, Sikhs, Tribal and indigenous religious groups, At-risk youth, Economically disadvantaged people, Homeless people, Immigrants and migrants, Incarcerated people, Nomadic people, Victims and oppressed people, Academics, Activists, Artists and performers, Domestic workers, Emergency responders, Farmers, Migrant workers, Military personnel, Retired people, Self-employed people, Sex workers, Students, Unemployed people, Veterans, People with diseases and illnesses, People with HIV/AIDS, Substance abusers, People with disabilities, People with hearing impairments, People with intellectual disabilities, People with learning disabilities, People with physical disabilities, People with psychosocial disabilities, People with vision impairments

Related Program

Getting off the Streets

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

Food And Clothing Drives

Average number of service recipients per month

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Adults, Women and girls, Men and boys, Intersex people, LGBTQ people, Infants and toddlers, Children and youth, Adolescents, Seniors, Young adults, Caregivers, Families, Non-adult children, Parents, Indigenous peoples, Ethnic and racial groups, Multiracial people, People of African descent, People of Asian descent, People of European descent, People of Latin American descent, People of Middle Eastern descent, Baha'is, Buddhists, Christians, Confucists, Hindus, Interfaith groups, Jewish people, Muslims, Secular groups, Shintos, Sikhs, Tribal and indigenous religious groups, At-risk youth, Economically disadvantaged people, Homeless people, Immigrants and migrants, Incarcerated people, Nomadic people, Victims and oppressed people, Academics, Activists, Artists and performers, Domestic workers, Emergency responders, Farmers, Migrant workers, Military personnel, Retired people, Self-employed people, Sex workers, Students, Unemployed people, Veterans, People with diseases and illnesses, People with HIV/AIDS, Substance abusers, People with disabilities, People with hearing impairments, People with intellectual disabilities, People with learning disabilities, People with physical disabilities, People with psychosocial disabilities, People with vision impairments

Related Program

Getting off the Streets

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

From Our Getting Individuals Off The Streets Program And Our Food Pantry

Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Learn more about Sustainable Development Goals.

Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

Ending Chronic Homelessness And Bringing More Resources To The Homeless Community. Bringing Food Security To Our Working Poor.

Creating More Street Advocacy Working With Other Groups Which Share Our Mission Statement. Network With Federal, State,, And City Leaders.

We at Skidrow Advocacy Group Inc. By Staying Focused Our Mission Statement On To Get The Community more Involved. Increase Our Presence On Boards That Share The Same Mission.

Relocating To long Beach, Ca. Helping 500 People In 2018 And being Present With the Homeless Agencies That Who Are Out To Make Positive Changes To Stay On Course In Eradicating Homelessness, Poverty To Most Vulnerable Our CEO Is On Two Major Boards That Address Homelessness and Poverty

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • Who are the people you serve with your mission?

    Low Income, No Income

  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Paper surveys, Case management notes, Community meetings/Town halls,

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals,

  • What significant change resulted from feedback?

    We Make Available Every Quarter Of The Year.

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners,

  • How has asking for feedback from the people you serve changed your relationship?

    It Created More Transparency

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We take steps to get feedback from marginalized or under-represented people, We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We look for patterns in feedback based on demographics (e.g., race, age, gender, etc.), We look for patterns in feedback based on people’s interactions with us (e.g., site, frequency of service, etc.), We engage the people who provide feedback in looking for ways we can improve in response, We act on the feedback we receive, We tell the people who gave us feedback how we acted on their feedback,

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to find the ongoing funding to support feedback collection,

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Skidrow Advocacy Group Inc

Board of directors
as of 2/28/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Jamies Shuford

Skidrow Advocacy Group Inc.

Term: 2012 - 2032


Board co-chair

Thenia Enriquez

Skidrow Advocacy Group Inc.

Term: 2015 - 2030

Thenia Enriquez

Skidrow Advocacy Group Inc.

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? No
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 02/28/2021

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Black/African American/African
Gender identity
Male
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person with a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

Disability

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Equity strategies

Last updated: 02/28/2021

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Policies and processes
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.
  • We engage everyone, from the board to staff levels of the organization, in race equity work and ensure that individuals understand their roles in creating culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.