April 24, 2007

Review of Research

As mentioned in our meeting, Commissioner Gail Dorfman occassionaly needs assistance determining the credibility of research that comes accross her desk.

Any comments on the following report would be appreciated:
Without Housing: Decades of Federal Housing Cutbacks, Massive Homelessness, and Policy Failures

Hennepin-University Collaboration to End Homelessness

On March 22nd, 2007, a group of faculty and students convened to learn about Heading Home Hennepin, the recently approved ten year plan to end homelessness in Minneapolis and Hennepin County. Following a presentation by Cathy ten Broeke, City-County Corrdinator on Homelessness, and Gail Dorfman, Hennepin County Commissioner, individuals shared stories of what is being done across various schools within the University and discussed future opportunities for collaboration.

The group will reconvene on May 4th to further develop plans for collaboration.

View the Meeting Notes & Action Items here: Download file
View the contact list of attendees here: Download file
View a power point summary of the Heading Home Hennepin plan here: Download file

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