February Huddle

Hawthorne Huddle


Below you will find the agenda for the Thursday, February 1, 2018 Hawthorne Huddle. We hope you can attend.  Announcements Procedure:  If you’d like to make a brief (1 minute) announcement at the Hawthorne Huddle about your organization’s upcoming event, please email Christina.Garner@minneapolismn.gov by noon, Wednesday January 31. Monthly Huddle meetings feature a materials-sharing table – so please feel free to bring info you’d like to share – please also take back with you any materials not picked up by 9am, after people have had a chance to look over the info table. Thank you!
Please refrain from passing out informational materials during the meeting (unless you are a presenter).


Friends of the Hawthorne Huddle,

On February 1, 2018 the Hawthorne Huddle will be discussing the 100 Day Challenge. Hennepin County was one of five communities nationwide chosen to participate in a 100 Day Challenge to combat youth homelessness. Hennepin County’s goal was in 100 days, 150 youth, aged 16-24, would exit homelessness into safe and stable housing, of which 75 percent would be employed.

Hennepin County saw amazing results through this initiative in a very short timeframe. When we collaborate and work across sectors, our results are incredibly impactful.  This presentation will cover 100 Day methodology, lessons learned and opportunities for sustainability.

The Hawthorne Huddle will be held from 7:30 to 8:45 a.m. in the Multipurpose Room at Farview Park, 621 29th Avenue North. A continental breakfast will be available at 7:15 a.m.

WELCOME: Ann DeGroot, Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board; Diana Hawkins, Hawthorne Neighborhood Council

INTRODUCTIONS: Please share your name and organization so others can network with you after the meeting.

MAIN PROGRAM TOPIC: 100 Day Challenge 

Casey Schleisman – Office to End Homelessness, Hennepin County

HAWTHORNE NEIGHBORHOOD REPORT: Diana Hawkins, Hawthorne Neighborhood Council


Next Huddle meetings: Thursday, March 1, 2018 (Topic – Group Violence Intervention)…and all First Thursdays in 2018

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