National Civil Rights committee searching for solution of homelessnessFargo, ND (WDAY TV) - National Civil Rights advocates may soon be stepping in to help end homelessness in North Dakota.
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Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - National Civil Rights advocates may soon be stepping in to help end homelessness in North Dakota.
A state committee advises the US Commission on Civil Rights.
The committee met with community members and local advocates to talk about civil rights issues in North Dakota.
Homelessness was a hot topic.
An estimated 1,700 people are homeless across the state.
Lillian Jones, Human Rights Coalition: "People who are without even a mobile home, a trailer, a vehicle, these are people who are out and exposed. We are in North Dakota and we know this is a harsh area. That's inhumane.”
The committee says it's searching for solutions to solve the problem, as well as other civil rights issues in the state.