The documentary "Lost Angels: Skid Row is My Home" demonstrates how proactive approaches to homelessness--most specifically that of providing housing--are helping many to recover from mental illness and substance abuse and to find stability. The film will be shown at 3:30 p.m. today, Thursday, April 4, in Bede Ballroom, Sargeant Student Center.
Learn more about the film: www.skidrowismyhome.com
Skid Row, the homeless capitol of the world, is home for Terri Hughes, an inspirational speaker and advocate for the homeless from Los Angeles, Calif. Hughes, whose story is featured in the documentary will be speaking on Thursday, April 4, in Kiehle Auditorium on the University of Minnesota Crookston campus. Her presentation, which begins at 7 p.m., will be a follow up to the showing of the documentary "Lost Angels" at 3:30 p.m. in Bede Ballroom that afternoon.
Events are free and the public is invited to attend.
Co-Sponsored by UMC Diversity & Multicultural Services and Counseling Services.