Calendar 2022

2021-22 Month

Event Details About Diane/HEAR US

IL, film editing

27, Aurora University

DDN-canonBWDiane's Bio

Diane's Facebook Page

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

Changing the Paradigm of Homelessness

Diane's blog: MEDIUM

Diane's Awards:

  • 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


Babes of Wrath Dismazed & Left Out tour prep


 Babes of Wrath Dismazed & Left Out Tour

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9, Austin, Texas, Region 13
13, Las Cruces, New Mexico, NMSU Dept. of Education

20-29 Film project, Idaho


ID Film project editing

24, Grandma Julia's Porch (with Julia Dinsmore and Barbara McAffee) Register here:


10, St. Timothy Lutheran, Naperville

10, Villa St. Benedict, 1:30 pm, Lisle
15, Diane Live, on Facebook, 9-9:30 am CST (public)

30, Help Mamas & Babies, 1:00, Prisco Center, Aurora (public) (FB Event page)

December  12, WBBM-At Issue Interview w/ Craig Dellimore

 3, Las Cruces, NM (virtual, with Pat LaMarche) Jardin de los Ninos

12, Raleigh, NC Women's Club, Dismazed and Driven

20, Madison, WI  virtual) Not Homeless Enough (

February  Filming, New Mexico

 Filming, New Mexico



 Filming, New Mexico

May  Travel - NM to IL

13, Madison, WI, Dismazed & Driven talk, 6 pm, Madison Public Library, free

15, Sun Prairie, WI, Dismazed and Driven talk, 6 pm, Sun Prairie Public Library, free

18,  Poor People's March, Washington DC

MamaMia mini tour 6 22

21, Saratoga Springs, NY, Dismazed & Driven talk, afternoon (TBD), 3:30 pm Caffe Lena

23,  Rutland, VT, PCCC, staff presentation TBD

23, Rutland, VT, Dismazed & Driven talk, TBD

MamaMia book presentations being arranged. Stay tuned!

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