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Caring for Veterans in Crisis

Shame and reluctance to discuss experiences with colleagues or support staff in a male-dominated career field often delay veterans’ seeking out help.

  • 10/24/2020

Hennepin County Action on Unsheltered

Minnesota Women’s Press has been following the work to serve the unsheltered this winter. Here is some good news from Hennepin County.

  • 10/20/2020
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Visual Q&A: Collective Action conversation

Talking with three Collective Action storytellers

  • 10/04/2020
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Ashli Henderson: After the Unrest

How three women are collecting support around community-based support, the growing homelessness issue, and criminal justice reform

  • 08/25/2020
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Sheila Delaney: Serving the Unsheltered

“When there are no options for someone to stay in a hotel or shelter,” Delaney says, “they are given a tent and driven to an encampment because there is nowhere else to go.”

  • 08/25/2020
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A Conversation With Caroline Hood about Homelessness

To create effective solutions, Hood says, “community-based organizations have to be part of the conversation, research, government, and client voices. If all members are not at the table then it won’t work.”

  • 08/08/2020
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New Action Around Homelessness

In the recent past our society has allocated the problem of homelessness to the government. But just like any other institution, there are limits to what they can provide.

  • 03/24/2020

Act Now: Homelessness

“Most of us think of the guy on the corner [when we think of the homeless],” says Wendy Wiegmann the

  • 12/01/2016

Dignity Center

An oasis of belonging for homeless people built by relationships

  • 04/01/2016

2011 Changemaker: Monica Nilsson

“Most people think they have nothing in common with a homeless person, … Any way that we can build a bridge, to see that we have more in common than we have difference.”

  • 12/02/2011

Homeless is my address, not my name

A photo and oral history of homelessness in Minnesota The noise and the priorities of our culture drown out the

  • 11/02/2010