Proposed homeless youth building in E...

Proposed homeless youth building in Edina draws hundreds of supporters, few critics

There are 4 comments on the Star Tribune story from Aug 9, 2014, titled Proposed homeless youth building in Edina draws hundreds of supporters, few critics. In it, Star Tribune reports that:

Plans for homeless youth apartments in Edina are pitting churches and hundreds of parishioners against some businesses and residents who think the project isn't the right fit for the Southdale area and could increase crime in the suburb.

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Since: Jul 10

Minneapolis, MN

#1 Aug 10, 2014
I'm wondering if this is being done by the same folks who wanted to build the same type of place in Brooklyn Park over on Broadway next door to the Brooklyn Park Evangelical Free Church. But was stopped when the folks in the area found out that those homeless youths were from places like the juvie in Lino Lakes.
Eya Bola Jane

Green Bay, WI

#2 Aug 10, 2014
Sangelia wrote:
I'm wondering if this is being done by the same folks who wanted to build the same type of place in Brooklyn Park over on Broadway next door to the Brooklyn Park Evangelical Free Church. But was stopped when the folks in the area found out that those homeless youths were from places like the juvie in Lino Lakes.
Are we talking youths kids here?
cowboy chris

Saint Paul, MN

#3 Aug 11, 2014
These churches need to mind their own business! Their is no reason 'youth' should need their own apartment. Let the parishioners take them in if they think they can do better than Social Services.
We have the Lutherans and Catholics to thank for the Somalis and Illegals.
cowboy chris

Green Bay, WI

#4 Aug 11, 2014
cowboy chris wrote:
These churches need to mind their own business! Their is no reason 'youth' should need their own apartment. Let the parishioners take them in if they think they can do better than Social Services.
We have the Lutherans and Catholics to thank for the Somalis and Illegals.
Of course I don't mind the homosexual Somali. I am from St Paul. We are a stupid people.

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