Chapters and Community Conversations
Watch the multi-part series Home: The Homelessness Crisis in North Dakota online for free.
The Myths of Homelessness and the Human Right to Housing
The first chapter of the series examines the homelessness crisis in North Dakota, focusing on the myths, the individuals impacted, the causes and the community response to the epidemic.
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.
December 5, 2018
A panel discussion about homelessness in the Bismarck-Mandan communities.
Moderated by Scott Fry of the Consensus Council, the discussion features the voices of Mark Meijer of the Heaven’s Helpers Soup Cafe, Jena Gullo of the Missouri Slope Area United Way, and Mark Heinert of YouthWorks.
Grand Forks, ND
January 19, 2019
A panel discussion about homelessness in the Grand Forks-East Grand Forks communities.
Moderated by Jessica Thomasson of the Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota, the discussion features the voices of Troy, a man experiencing homelessness at the time of the recording, Sue Shriek, Executive Director of the Northlands Rescue Mission, Dr. George Connell, Professor of Philosophy at Concordia University, and Lori Borschat, volunteer at the Lake Region Community Shelter in Devils Lake, North Dakota.
Devils Lake, ND
April 7, 2019
A panel discussion about homelessness in the Devils Lake community.
Moderated by Sonya Jensen, writer and director of “Home: The Homelessness Crisis in North Dakota,” the discussion features the voices of John Schnase, formerly homeless, Nancy Lundon, Volunteer at the Lake Region Community Shelter, Lori Borschat, volunteer at the Lake Region Community Shelter, Reanne Pederson, Care Coordinator with the F5 Project, and Marylin Tune, Board Member with the Lake Region Community Shelter.
April 18, 2019
A panel discussion about homelessness in the Fargo-Moorhead communities. Moderated by Cody Schuler of the Fargo-Moorhead Coalition to End Homelessness, the discussion features the voices of Alexa Dixon, Homeless Outreach Worker for Clay and Wilkin County, Lakes & Prairies Community Action, and Angela Daly, Shelter Services Director at the YWCA Cass Clay.