Minneapolis Park Board Decides To Let People Keep Living In Tent EncampmentsThe Minneapolis Park Board decided to let people experiencing homelessness keep living in city parks.
Twin Cities Nonprofit Seeks Protective Wood Donations From Recent Unrest To Repurpose As Tiny Home SheltersFollowing the recent unrest in the Twin Cities, many boarded up their windows to protect their businesses. Now a local homeless advocacy group has a solution for leftover materials that aims to help those experiencing homelessness.
Minneapolis Park Board Opens Parks As Refuge For People Experiencing HomelessnessThe Minneapolis Park Board has voted in favor of making all city parks places of refuge for people experiencing homelessness.
Former Resident Of Sheraton Hotel-Turned-Shelter Talks Experiencing HomelessnessEvery day in Minnesota, 8,000 people experience homelessness. With the onset of COVID-19, shelter space was limited, but with the death of George Floyd and the following unrest, the situation intensified.
Former Hotel Transforms Into Shelter For Those Who Lost Homes During ProtestsA former Sheraton hotel, right near the sight of last week's fires in Minneapolis, is being used in a completely unique way.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Republican State Sen. Eichorn Compares Homelessness To CampingRepublican State Sen. Eichorn tweeted a video Tuesday night in which he compared a homeless encampment to a vacation campground.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: 'Putting People Into Shelter Right Now Is Potentially A Death Sentence,' Homeless Encampments GrowFor those who don't have homes, fighting COVID is even more complicated.
Woman In Tent Seriously Hurt When Run Over By St. Paul Parks And Rec WorkerA 49-year-old woman suffered significant injuries Wednesday when she was struck by a utility vehicle while inside a tent outside of Arlington Hills Community Center in St. Paul.
Coronavirus In MN: City of Minneapolis To Open 4 New Hygiene Stations For HomelessThe City of Minneapolis announced Thursday that it's working with community partners to open four new hygiene stations for people experiencing homelessness in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: A Third Hotel Is Taking In Homeless People In Its Isolated SpacesThis week, Hennepin County opened a temporary shelter location at an area hotel, in order to provide alternate accommodations for those without a home.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Metro Transit Is Transporting The Homeless To Safe HavensThe transfers are a partnership between Metro Transit, Hennepin and Ramsey counties and others.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Advocates Work To Protect The Homeless From COVID-19Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless executive director Rhonda Otteson said many homeless have chronic health conditions, putting them at “grave risk” if they contract COVID-19.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: 130 Homeless People Given Living Arrangements At Area Hotels Amid COVID-19 OutbreakCurrently there are not any reported positive cases of COVID-19 within the Hennepin County shelter system.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Homeless Shelters Working To Respond To COVID-19 CrisisMen and women who have no place to call home are wondering how they protect themselves from COVID-19. Hennepin County is working to take people out of shelters who are sick.
The Push To Protect The Homeless During Brutally Cold NightsThere is a statewide push to provide more beds and permanent housing for people without homes.