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State Senate District 66 DFL

What do you know about Kids who have no place to call home?

One in every 30 children in the U.S experiences homelessness.  On any given night, there are 2,500 young people experiencing homelessness in Minnesota.  There are children, youth and families without stable housing in every community in Minnesota – urban, rural and, yes, our north east metro suburbs.

Why are so many kids experiencing homelessness?  How does being homeless affect their education? Who is working to help kids without homes?  What can community members do to help?  A Public Forum on Youth Homelessness will be held on Monday, April 6, at 7 PM, at the Roseville Library community room.

Our panelists from Avenues for Homes, Face2Face, Lutheran Social Services and Catholic Charities Hope Street program will discuss host home programs and housing needs for the metro area, health care needs of youth living on the edge, and services for youth.  There will be time for questions, and suggestions for community involvement.

The Forum is free and open to the public. If you have any questions, you can Email them here.

More information on people experiencing homelessness can be found at
  Wilder Research (search using ‘homeless’),
  the Minnesota Coalition for Homeless
or websites of the organizations speaking on the panel at the forum.


District boundaries

As shown on the map below, state Senate District 66 (SD66) lies along the west end of the northern border of St. Paul, and includes the cities of Falcon Heights and Lauderdale, and most of Roseville.

SD66 lies entirely within Ramsey County and the Fourth Congressional District, represented by Congresswoman Betty McCollum.

SD66 is represented in the Minnesota State Legislature by:

  • Senator John Marty (66),
  • Representative Alice Hausman (66A, including Falcon Heights, Lauderdale, and parts of Roseville and St. Paul), and
  • Representative John Lesch (66B, entirely in St. Paul).

Map source: the Legislature’s Geographic Information Services.

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