Tumbleweed Shines a Light on Runaways and Youth Homelessness

National Runaway Prevention Month November 1-30

November is National Runaway Prevention Month (NRPM), a public awareness campaign designed to “Shine a Light” on the experiences of runaway and homeless youth that too often remain invisible. It is also an opportunity to spotlight Tumbleweed as a resource available to support youth in crisis

Tuesday, November 12 at 4 pm
Everyone is invited to participate in a Flash Mob!
Downtown Billings underneath Skypoint
Learn the moves by watching the video
Wear Green!


Saturday November 16 from 2 pm to 4 pm
Cisel Hall on the MSUB campus

Premiere of movie “Lost In America” A documentary film that follows director Rotimi Rainwater, a former homeless youth, as he travels the country to shine a light on the epidemic of youth homelessness in America.

Following the movie, a panel of experts will discuss youth homelessness in Billings

  • Georgia Cady, Tumbleweed
  • Val Weber, Ted Lechner Youth Services Center
  • Jennifer Smith, Billings Public Schools
  • Sue Runkle, Billings Public Schools