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1900 Nicollet Ave.
Minneapolis, MN

October 2018

Forum: Pillsbury United Community

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 10:50 am
Conn Theater, 1900 Nicollet Ave.
Minneapolis, MN
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Pillsbury United Community: Our Shared History and Future Learn about the shared history of Pillsbury United Communities (PUC) and Plymouth Congregational Church and the ways that PUC continues to create choice, change and connection in community today. Pillsbury United Communities works with underestimated populations across Minneapolis to foster the resilience and self-sufficiency of individuals, families and the community as a whole. PUC is creating a new model for social services by designing solutions that address a spectrum of intersecting needs—from…

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Forum: Responding to LGBTQ Youth Homelessness

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:50 am
Conn Theater, 1900 Nicollet Ave.
Minneapolis, MN
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Creative Community Responses to LGBTQ Youth Homelessness Youth experience homelessness due to lack of affordable housing, poverty, systemic failure and mental health issues. Others become homeless because of rejection due to their identity. Forty percent of homeless youth identify as LGBTQ. The Host Home model is a community response to youth homelessness. It offers an intimate approach to providing LGBTQ youth with homes and support. Ryan Berg, ConneQT Host Home Program Manager, joined Avenues for Homeless Youth in November of…

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