homelessness

Emma Norton’s Playground Build at Maplewood Location

On Saturday, June 5th from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.. there will be a playground build at St. Paul nonprofit

  • 06/05/2021
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Finding Shelter in Encampment

“‘Here is a tent. Here is an air bed. Here is dinner.’ All things I desperately needed at the time.”

  • 05/25/2021

Looking Back to Move Forward: The Housing Crisis

Local historians and housing experts discuss historical roots of today’s Twin Cities housing crisis. Moderated by Chandra Smith Baker of

  • 04/15/2021
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Harm Reduction

Being unhoused or worrying that you can lose accommodation means you cannot work on other issues, such as addiction.

  • 03/25/2021
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Themes for 2021 Minnesota Legislature

“Unfortunately, we are probably going to be addressing how to make budget cuts without hurting people,” she said.

  • 01/12/2021
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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
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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