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

April 6, 2007

Update on 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

April 5, 2007

Homeless in Minnesota: Results from the October 2006 study

The Wilder Perspectives Series, which provides an opportunity to explore how research expertise and years of experience in direct service can combine to improve our communities, will be presenting the findings from their most recent study of homelessness in Minnesota on April 10 at the University of Minnesota's Continuing Education and Conference Center (1890 Buford Avenue, Saint Paul).

See the Wilder Foundation website for more details.

March 28, 2007

Welcome to the conversation!

Purpose:
The purpose of this online forum is to encourage focused discussion on ending homelessness in Minneapolis and Hennepin County. Your comments are welcome!

How to post a comment:
To post a comment, just click on "Comments" below, and it will be sent to the Hennepin-University Partnership before it becomes visible on the site. We will actively guide people to your questions and comments so that you are not merely sending them out into the void.