2013 Steve O’Neil Outstanding Organizer Award

Nominate someone for the 2013 Steve O’Neil Award today! Steve O’Neil was a St. Louis County Commissioner and tireless organizer for housing and homeless services.  A Chicago native who earned a master’s degree at the University of Minnesota Duluth in the 1970s, O’Neil and his wife, Angie Miller, made advocacy a part of their daily […]

6 Things You Don’t Know About Welfare

1. Most people on welfare are children. 2. The nation’s  welfare program, TANF (Temporary Assistance for Need Families), is only available to families with children… 3. … And yet, most families living below the poverty line are not enrolled in TANF.  (and the number of families enrolled in TANF has dropped substantially since 1996 – […]

3 Things You Don’t Know About Homelessness

Visit  Wilder Research to view full results from the 2012 Homelessness in Minnesota survey.                                        

9 Questions for #AskObamaHousing

What would you ask President Obama about housing? Questions were answered this week. Here’s the interview. Here are some of the questions asked. <script src=”//”></script><noscript>[<a href=”//” target=”_blank”>View the story “9 Questions for #AskObamaHousing” on Storify</a>]</noscript>

Ready, Set, Blog!

Greetings! We’re very excited to re-launch the Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless (MCH) blog. We are a statewide coalition of 150 member organizations. MCH’s mission is to generate public policies, community support, and local resources to end homelessness in Minnesota. Our work toward this mission is focused in three areas: housing, health care, and economic […]