Homelessness http://northernpublicradio.org en Close-up: DeKalb And Its Homeless Citizens http://northernpublicradio.org/post/close-dekalb-and-its-homeless-citizens <p></p><p><strong><em>WNIJ's Community Close-up of DeKalb examines how a community supports its most vulnerable members.</em></strong></p><p>About 44,000 people live in DeKalb.&nbsp; Another 5,000 students live on campus at Northern Illinois University. The city is also host to a growing number of people who sleep in their cars, on their friends’ couches, or in the county’s only homeless shelter: <a href="http://hopehavendekalb.com/">Hope Haven</a>.</p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 12:27:57 +0000 Dan Klefstad 26453 at http://northernpublicradio.org Close-up: DeKalb And Its Homeless Citizens