Homelessness awareness on Bridge Square (updated post)

On Thursday night, the Northfield Community Action Center (CAC) held its annual homeless awareness event on Bridge Square, part of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. I took these photos this morning at about 6:15 as a few St. Olaf students (and from The Key/Northfield Union of Youth) began waking up. CAC Executive Director Jim … Continue reading Homelessness awareness on Bridge Square (updated post)

Photos: Hunger and Homelessness Awareness in Riverside Park

A group of hearty souls slept out in plastic bag tents last night in Riverside Park, part of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. Each year, one week before Thanksgiving, National Coalition for the Homeless and the National Student Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness co-sponsor National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. During this week, a … Continue reading Photos: Hunger and Homelessness Awareness in Riverside Park

CAC and CEL team up again to raise awareness of homeless

Once again, the Northfield Community Action Center and the Civic Engagement Program in the Center for Experiential Learning at St. Olaf teamed up on National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. One of their awareness strategies has been to camp out overnight in a public space in Northfield, as they did in 2006 and again in … Continue reading CAC and CEL team up again to raise awareness of homeless