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Community Sketchbook

Lives of the homeless: Their stories told with photos

Given the numbers, we know the poor and homeless live among us. But who are they, really? Thirty photographs going on display today let us see into the lives of poor and homeless people in the Twin Cities.

Gubernatorial candidates’ views on homeless issues

Cabrini Partnership, a nonprofit organization licensed by Hennepin County to provide housing and services for homeless adults with mental illness and chemical dependency, asked Minnesota’s three major gubernatorial candidates their views on homeless

Project will document issues of homelessness in our community

An outreach program of Hennepin Avenue United Methodist Church in Minneapolis will document with photos the struggles and successes of homeless persons.
Kay Harvey: Oral history exhibit gives Minnesota’s homeless a voice

Report highlights gap between graduation rates of black, white males

A new national report draws attention yet again to the wide divide between blacks and whites in school achievement, this time spotlighting the difference in high school graduation rates for black males versus white males here and around the country.