Shantytown 2012 – Wednesday, November 14th – 4-9 PM
Join us for a night of cardboard shanty-building*, respectful dialogue, and engaging speakers on the topic of homelessness. In recognition of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, the Department of Housing & Residence Life will host the 22nd annual Shantytown program Wednesday, November 14th, from 4-9 pm on the DUC South Lawn. Shanties will be judged according to survival criteria. Students in attendance will participate in an educational dining experience and engage in thoughtful discussion regarding hunger and homelessness issues on state, national, and global levels. The program will conclude with speakers from Habitat for Humanity, and the showing of “The Pursuit of Happyness” at 9:00 pm.