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Calendar 2019-20


Article about July activities

12, Friday,  7:20 pm, 
JUST VIEWS: Free & Open Film & Discussion: Homing In On Causes & Cures for Homelessness, DuPage Unitarian Universalist Church

17, Columbia University SSW, NYC (via Skype)

20, Kick Off HEAR US 2020 VisionQuest trip, Downtown Naperville, Free Speech Pavillion on Riverwalk, 9 - 3 pm

DDN-canonBWDiane's Bio

Diane's Facebook Page

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

Diane's blog

Diane's Awards:

  • 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


2020 VisionQuest



2020 VisionQuest

12, Naperville Rotary


2020 VisionQuest


November  TBD
December  TBD

15-17, ICPH BeyondHousing, New York City
16 - Paradigm BOOK LAUNCH! NYC

1/20 2020 VisionQuest Round 2 begins, Florence SC
1/26, Powder Springs First United Methodist Church, GA

February 2020 VisionQuest
March 2020 VisionQuest
April  TBD
May  16, BlueStem Earth Festival, University of St. Francis, Joliet, IL



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