G.R. Laughlin, Executive Director
Mission Statement: To connect the resources in our community through collaboration, advocacy, research and education
Vision: Community Resources Council is a catalyst to promote community action
Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Thursday; 8:00 am – 4:00 pm, Friday
- Collaboration: Staff support to the Shawnee County Advocacy Council on Aging, Topeka-Shawnee County Homeless Task Force, Emergency Aid Council, Topeka-Shawnee County Paratransit Council and the Topeka-Shawnee County Alcohol-Drug Abuse Advisory Council.
- Advocacy: Advocate for Heartland Healthy Neighborhoods, Complete Streets Bicycle lanes, Sodium Reduction and more.
- Research: CRC‘s strength is the Jackson County, Jefferson County and Shawnee County Resource Directory and is available to all at no cost on-line at crcnet.org. CRC has expanded the Progress Report to include Jackson, Jefferson and Shawnee County statistics. A great help to those writing grants.
- Education: We bring together CEO’s, CFO’s, and ED’s to round-table discussions and guest speakers.
Eligibility: Anyone may use CRC information and referral services
Fees: Membership based
Funding: Membership fees, Shawnee County, City of Topeka and United Way of Greater Topeka.