Autumn Dillie

Autumn joined the Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless in February 2024 to continue her career of advocacy and organizing for social change. She is an enrolled member of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, a descendant from the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa, and a lifelong community member of the Southside of Minneapolis. Her career background consists of working with young people experiencing homelessness, specifically with the American Indian Community Development Corporation, where she worked as a Program Manager and worked with the Homeless Street Outreach team for unsheltered Native Americans. She knows homelessness can be solved with the right leaders, organizers, policy changes, and people with lived experience having the biggest voice and being the most present in the solutions to homelessness. 

Autumn has served as a member of the City of Minneapolis, Mayor Frey’s Community Safety Work Group, which provided recommendations on police reform and public safety. She Currently is an appointed member of the Governor’s Advisory Council on Opioids, Substance Use, and Addiction. 

Autumn is a natural caregiver; she has an eleven-year-old son that she loves spending time with. Her biggest inspiration in her personal life and her career is her mom: Evelyn Dillie.