Calendar 2024



Event Details About Diane/HEAR US

Out of the country

DDN-canonBWDiane's Bio

Diane's Facebook Page

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

Changing the Paradigm of Homelessness

Dismazed and Driven - My Look at Family Homelessness in America

Diane's blog: MEDIUM

Diane's Awards:

  • 2023, DuPage PADS Wake Up Your Spirit award
  • 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


 Filming, NC


Filming, NC


Finish filming, NC


6, Bullitt County, KY, McKinney-Vento Training
8, Wake Up Your Spirit Day with DuPagePads, Glen Ellyn, IL, 7 am - 9:30 am

27, Wake County NC, Wake Mens' Academy

December 21, PA Capitol, Harrisburg
Memorial Blanket Project ( for info)





 22, Washington DC, Supreme Court decision on Johnson vs. Grants Pass


4,5, Raleigh, NC, Bringing It Home: Ending Homelessness in North Carolina statewide conference

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