2024 Calendar



Event Details About Diane/HEAR US

Out of the country

DDN-canonBWDiane's Bio

Diane's Facebook Page

Diane's books: 
Crossing the Line: Taking Steps to End Homelessness

Changing the Paradigm of Homelessness

Dismazed and Driven - My Look at Family Homelessness in America

Diane's blog: MEDIUM

Diane's Awards:

  • 2023, DuPage PADS Wake Up Your Spirit award
  • 2022, Honorary membership, ODK, SUNY, Oneonta
  • 2015, NAEHCY, Best Targeted Campaign, Worn Out Welcome Mat - KS
  • 2015, Sisters of St. Francis, Joliet, IL, Mother Alfred Moes Award
  • 2014, University of St. Francis, Joliet, IL Sister Clare Award
  • 2013, Texas Homeless Network, Kathy Reid Award
  • 2012, National Association for Education of Homeless Children Youth, Sandra Neese Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 2012, The Education Center, Naperville, Kids’ Best Friend Award

  • 2012, Georgia Alliance to End Homelessness, Community Builder Award

  • 2012, Bridge Communities, Transforming Lives Award (YouTube video of her acceptance speech)

  • 2008, Naperville Church Women United, Human Rights Award

  • 2007, NAEHCY, Outstanding Media Award

  • 2006, Kane County (IL) Hidden Hero; and University of St. Francis Award of Merit


 Filming, NC


Filming, NC


Finish filming, NC


6, Bullitt County, KY, McKinney-Vento Training
8, Wake Up Your Spirit Day with DuPagePads, Glen Ellyn, IL, 7 am - 9:30 am

27, Wake County NC, Wake Mens' Academy

December 21, PA Capitol, Harrisburg
Memorial Blanket Project (www.memorialblanket.org for info)





 22, Washington DC, Supreme Court decision on Johnson vs. Grants Pass


4,5, Raleigh, NC, Bringing It Home: Ending Homelessness in North Carolina statewide conference

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