Lake Region Community Shelter to host screening of “Home.”
The Lake Region Community Shelter, in partnership with the The Human Family, is hosting a film screening Chapter One of “Home: The Homelessness Crisis in North Dakota.” The event will take place on Saturday, April 6 at 2 p.m at the Lake Region Community Shelter.
“Home.” is a 12-part documentary series focusing on the homelessness crisis in North Dakota. Demonstrating housing as a human right and as an inherent part of the health and happiness of all persons, the documentary examines the myths of homelessness, its root causes, and identifies the state-wide organizations and individuals currently engaged in the fight to end homelessness in North Dakota.
Trailer for “Home. The Homelessness Crisis in North Dakota.”
A panel discussion will follow the screening, featuring community leaders and experts on homelessness in Devils Lake, North Dakota.
Sonya Jensen, Director and writer of “Home”, will serve as moderator. Panelists include:
• Marylin Aune, Board Member, Lake Region Community Shelter
• Nancy Lundon, Volunteer, Lake Region Community Shelter
• Lori Broschat, Volunteer, Lake Region Community Shelter
• Reanne Pederson, Care Coordinator, F5 Project
• John Schnase, Formerly homeless
This event is free of charge and open to all. The screening begins at 2:00 PM.
The Lake Region Community Shelter is the only emergency shelter in Devils Lake. Completely operated by volunteers, they are committed to providing temporary shelter for those in need and are working towards permanent housing.
The Human Family is a non-partisan 501(c)(3) founded to change our communities through art. The mission of The Human Family is to educate, engage and facilitate discussion around local and word-wide human rights topics through the work of filmmakers and artists.
To learn more about The Human Family and its programs, visit their website at www.human-family.org.
This event is made possible by The Change Network. Change Network is an initiative of and funded by the Bush Foundation. It is executed through the collaboration of Gail Crider, National Arts Strategies; Janice Downing, CommonSense [email protected]; Deryn Dudley, Community Science; Jocelyn Hale, MillerHale Associates; Charles “Boots” Kennedye, videographer; Megan Laudenschlager, Strengthen ND; Rosemarie Ndupuechi, 3E Productions; and Kari O’Neill, SDSU Extension.