My Bittersweet Return to Joliet

Calling attention to family homelessness

My van/home parked outside the former Joliet Franciscan Motherhouse, now part of the University of St. Francis.
My van/home parked outside the former Joliet Franciscan Motherhouse, now part of the University of St. Francis. (Photo Diane Nilan)

Hey, Joliet! I’m coming back. You might not know what I did before I left in 1990. My return needs to get your attention.

I’m coming back to call attention to family homelessness in Joliet. When I left decades ago, family homelessness…

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Diane Nilan

Diane Nilan

640 Followers

Founder/pres. HEAR US Inc., gives voice & visibility to homeless families & youth, ran shelters, advocate, filmmaker, author, 17 yrs. on US backroads. hearus.us