a humanitarian crisis
The 2017 U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Annual Homelessness Assessment Report attributes the largest percentage increase in homelessness in the United States to North Dakota – a 26% increase between 2016 and 2017. North Dakota also currently has the highest percentage of unsheltered families with children in the Nation.
Home. is a multi-part documentary series focusing on the homelessness crisis in North Dakota. Understanding housing as a human right and as an inherent need to the health and happiness of all persons, the series examines the myths of homelessness, its causes and highlights the state-wide organizations and individuals engaged in the fight to end homelessness in North Dakota.
Discussions about the homelessness crisis in communities throughout North Dakota have been held across the state following screenings of Home. The Homelessness Crisis in North Dakota. View those complete discussions here.
Chapter Two: Bootstraps, Blizzards and Black Gold
The Human Family is excited to share Chapter Two of Home: The Homelessness Crisis in North Dakota. This second episode explores North Dakota’s “bootstrap” mentality, deadly weather systems and the impact of the oil boom on affordable housing in western North Dakota.
NEWS & UPDATES
Chapter Two of "Home" to premiere online in February Chapter Two of Home. The Homelessness Crisis in North Dakota will premiere online Tuesday, February 11th at 6:00 p.m. CST. The episode will be made avilable for viewing on the Human Family's website. A special watch...
Documentary on Homelessness in North Dakota to premiere in Jamestown The Jamestown premiere of the first episode of "Home. The Homelessness Crisis in North Dakota" will take place at a free public screening on Tuesday, September 17, at 7:00 p.m. at the Jamestown Arts...
Minot Premire of "Home" Announced Join the Human Family on Tuesday, June 18 at the Oak Park Theater for the Minot Screening of Chapter One of “Home." The screening is free and open to the public. Following the episode, a panel discussion moderated by Megan...