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Prosperity for All Action: Bois Forte Community

The Prosperity for All 2017 legislative request supports a $100 per month increase in Minnesota Family

LeAnn Littlewolf, Tribal Organizer in Duluth, MN—Constituents from the Bois Forte Tribal Nation community recently met with Senator Thomas Bakk (Senate District 03) to speak about the importance of the Minnesota Family Investment […]

By |February 23, 2017|Advocacy|Comments Off on Prosperity for All Action: Bois Forte Community

Housing for All Minnesotans Day

Governor Mark Dayton Proclaims January 20th as Housing for All Minnesotans Day

At the Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless we know that where we live impacts everything, and everyone deserves a safe, decent, affordable place to call home. Governor Mark Dayton agrees as he has proclaimed January 20th to be Housing […]

By |January 20, 2017|Advocacy|Comments Off on Housing for All Minnesotans Day
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    Transitions at MCH and Hiring Our Next Communications Director Transitions at MCH and Hiring Our Next Communications Director

    Transitions at MCH and Hiring Our Next Communications Director

Transitions at MCH and Hiring Our Next Communications Director

After more than five years at MCH, two senior staff, Kenza Hadj-Moussa and Dan Kitzberger, are saying goodbye. Kenza will move into the role of Communications Director at TakeAction Minnesota. Dan will be the Legislative Director for the Direct Care and Treatment Administration at the Minnesota Department of Human […]

By |January 13, 2017|Advocacy|Comments Off on Transitions at MCH and Hiring Our Next Communications Director
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    Join us for the Homes for All Week of Action! Join us for the Homes for All Week of Action!

    Join us for the Homes for All Week of Action!

Join us for the Homes for All Week of Action!

We are excited to announce the Homes for All Week of Action! The legislative session started and it’s time to advocate. Over the coming months, lawmakers will put together a new state budget. Important decisions will be made that affect thousands of Minnesotans who need a stable, affordable place […]

By |January 11, 2017|Advocacy, Homes for All|Comments Off on Join us for the Homes for All Week of Action!
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    Two Days at the MCH Annual Conference Two Days at the MCH Annual Conference

    Two Days at the MCH Annual Conference

Two Days at the MCH Annual Conference

My experience at the MCH Annual Conference

By Brenda Sanchez Murillo (HECUA Intern)

Kirsten (Media & Development Associate) and I cruised down to Rochester Monday night while listening to our favorite jams. Listening to music typically tends to make me feel familiar and comfortable, and I […]

By |October 19, 2016|Advocacy|Comments Off on Two Days at the MCH Annual Conference
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    No special session, no bonding bill No special session, no bonding bill

    No special session, no bonding bill

No special session, no bonding bill

A special session is off the table. The Governor and House Majority Leaders failed to reach a negotiation that would resurrect the Legislature’s work this year. A lot of funding was at stake for Minnesotans experiencing homelessness. Both chambers passed a bonding bill that included $45 million for housing. […]

By |August 22, 2016|Advocacy, Bonding, Homes for All, State Capitol, State policy, Voting|Comments Off on No special session, no bonding bill
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    Three Questions To Ask Candidates Three Questions To Ask Candidates

    Three Questions To Ask Candidates

Three Questions To Ask Candidates

Updated August 22, 2016
This year, every seat in the Minnesota Legislature is up for election. As lawmakers and candidates hit the campaign trail, it’s important that they hear from you about housing and homelessness. What you share with candidates influences their priorities and decision making. It’s just as important […]

By |July 25, 2016|Advocacy, Voting|Comments Off on Three Questions To Ask Candidates
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    What’s At Stake Without a Bonding Bill What’s At Stake Without a Bonding Bill

    What’s At Stake Without a Bonding Bill

What’s At Stake Without a Bonding Bill

On June 14, 2016, the Capital Investment Conference Committee heard public testimony on Minnesota’s bonding bill. Weeks after the legislative biennium ended, a special session still hasn’t been called and a bonding bill still hasn’t passed. Investments in bonds for affordable housing would serve 3,500 low-income households across local […]

By |June 22, 2016|Advocacy, Affordable Housing, Bonding|Comments Off on What’s At Stake Without a Bonding Bill
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    Citizen, constituent, advocate: Spending a “Day on the Hill” with Mert Citizen, constituent, advocate: Spending a “Day on the Hill” with Mert

    Citizen, constituent, advocate: Spending a “Day on the Hill” with Mert

Citizen, constituent, advocate: Spending a “Day on the Hill” with Mert

By John Tribbett, St. Stephen’s Human Services

The room was silent and all eyes were on Mert. He […]

By |May 6, 2016|Advocacy, State Capitol|Comments Off on Citizen, constituent, advocate: Spending a “Day on the Hill” with Mert
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    Storify: We’ve changed since the 1980s–MFIP should too. Storify: We’ve changed since the 1980s–MFIP should too.

    Storify: We’ve changed since the 1980s–MFIP should too.

Storify: We’ve changed since the 1980s–MFIP should too.

By |April 12, 2016|Advocacy, Economy, MFIP, Prosperity for All, State Capitol, State policy|Comments Off on Storify: We’ve changed since the 1980s–MFIP should too.