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NDSU Class Seeks to Raise Awareness for Area Homeless

An NDSU honors class is seeking to raise awareness of homelessness in the Fargo-Moorhead area.

Six students from HON 340: National Tragedies and Heroic Responses will hold an event 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. starting Wednesday at Churchill Field.

The class will be pairing with American Legion Post 400, NDSU Emergency Management Student Associate, Sigma Nu Fraternity and the NDSU Volunteer Network.

The student group has a slate of guest speakers that will present at Churchill Field throughout the night. The following community members are all scheduled to speak: Laurie Baker, the executive director of the Fargo-Moorhead Coalition of Homeless Persons; Jen Engquist, community center and member relations director of Churches United; Sonja Ellner, director of F-M Dorothy Day House and Dan Mahli, City of Fargo community development administrator.

NDSU’s improvisation group “To Be Determined” will perform.

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