By tracking and analyzing trends in areas that affect our quality of life, Compass gives everyone in our state – policymakers, business and community leaders, and concerned individuals who live and work here – a common foundation to act on issues to improve our communities. More >
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Sharz Miar, YWCA Cass Clay Communications Manager Sharz Miar is the YWCA Cass Clay Communications Manager. She earned her degree from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities and is working towards an additional degree in graphic design. Prior to relocating to Fargo, Sharz worked for a start-up company in Minneapolis.
Michael Carbone is the Executive Director of the North Dakota Coalition for Homeless People (NDCHP) where he serves as the coordinator for the ND Statewide Continuum of Care. NDCHP is the collaborative applicant for HUD's Homeless Assistance Grants. NDCHP is also the statewide grantee for the VA's Supportive Services for Veteran Families program. The Coalition is the lead agency for the SOAR program (SSI/SSDI Outreach Access and Recovery). NDCHP serves as a state partner to the National Low Income Housing Coalition.
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