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    Tribal Organizing Update: Spotlight on AICHO Tribal Organizing Update: Spotlight on AICHO

    Tribal Organizing Update: Spotlight on AICHO

Tribal Organizing Update: Spotlight on AICHO

 

Indigenous people not only have solutions for ourselves, but for the world at large.  ––Vicky Ybañez, American Indian Community Housing Organization founder

A large part of Tribal Organizing at the Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless (MCH) is centered in building strong relationships with American Indian communities and to learn more […]

By |December 21, 2015|Northeast Minnesota, Tribal Organizing|Comments Off on Tribal Organizing Update: Spotlight on AICHO
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    Duluth Community Partners: The City of Duluth Indigenous Commission Duluth Community Partners: The City of Duluth Indigenous Commission

    Duluth Community Partners: The City of Duluth Indigenous Commission

Duluth Community Partners: The City of Duluth Indigenous Commission

Duluth Community Partners: The City of Duluth Indigenous Commission

A sense of place and belonging in community is foundational for overall stability.  At MCH, we recognize the importance of honoring the long history Indigenous people carry in connection to Minnesota as home and the valuable contributions American Indian people offer […]

By |November 23, 2015|Equity, Northeast Minnesota, Tribal Organizing|Comments Off on Duluth Community Partners: The City of Duluth Indigenous Commission
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    Member Spotlight: Life House Helps Sexually Exploited Youth Begin a New Day Member Spotlight: Life House Helps Sexually Exploited Youth Begin a New Day

    Member Spotlight: Life House Helps Sexually Exploited Youth Begin a New Day

Member Spotlight: Life House Helps Sexually Exploited Youth Begin a New Day

“I’m yours,” I whispered as you held me close, keeping me safe from everything crashing down in my world.

sol-house-logos-presentaion The symbol for Sol House is a lion—fierce energetic, able. In ancient texts, the lion was the […]

By |October 28, 2015|MCH Member Organizations, Northeast Minnesota, Youth Homelessness|Comments Off on Member Spotlight: Life House Helps Sexually Exploited Youth Begin a New Day
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    Update from Tribal Organizing: A Direction Forward Update from Tribal Organizing: A Direction Forward

    Update from Tribal Organizing: A Direction Forward

Update from Tribal Organizing: A Direction Forward

Ahneen! LeAnn Littlewolf nindizhinikaaz zhaganaashiimowin. Gaa-Zagaskwaajimekaag nindonjibaa. Ma’iingan nindoodem.  (My name in English is LeAnn Littlewolf. I come from Leech Lake. I belong to the Wolf […]

By |October 12, 2015|Equity, MCH Member Organizations, Northeast Minnesota, Tribal Organizing|Comments Off on Update from Tribal Organizing: A Direction Forward
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    Remarks by Senta Leff at the 2015 Annual Conference Remarks by Senta Leff at the 2015 Annual Conference

    Remarks by Senta Leff at the 2015 Annual Conference

Remarks by Senta Leff at the 2015 Annual Conference

MCH’s Executive Director’s Opening Remarks – Strength in Difference: Innovation, Inclusion, and Individuality 

My name is Senta Leff. I am the brand new executive director of the Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless.

MCH Executive Director Senta Leff MCH […]

By |September 16, 2015|Advocacy, Affordable Housing, Conference, MCH Member Organizations, MFIP, News & Blog, Northeast Minnesota|Comments Off on Remarks by Senta Leff at the 2015 Annual Conference
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    Tribal Organizing in Northeast Minnesota Tribal Organizing in Northeast Minnesota

    Tribal Organizing in Northeast Minnesota

Tribal Organizing in Northeast Minnesota

I’m happy to share the Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless launched its Northeast tribal organizing work this summer.

American Indians in Minnesota are persistently over-represented in homeless counts, only 1% of the state population yet 11% of the homeless adult population and 20% of the homeless youth population.  (Here’s a […]

By |August 18, 2015|Advocacy, Northeast Minnesota, Tribal Organizing|Comments Off on Tribal Organizing in Northeast Minnesota