Homeless DOTH 2019!

Thank you for registering for Homeless Day on the Hill on Wednesday, March 13, from 8:00am – 3:00pm — we are looking forward to advocating with you! Click here for the master list of lawmaker visits Homeless Day on the Hill Details: Wednesday, March 13, 2019 8:00 am – Registration at Central Presbyterian Church (Location: 500 Cedar […]

Fridays with Fatima 2019 V8

Hi everyone, I hope you’ve had a great week. It’s been very busy for us at MCH as we are ONE WEEK away from Homeless day on the Hill!! We are so excited to advocate with you next week. Homeless Day on the Hill Affordable housing is continuously gaining bi-partisan support at the legislature. The […]

Friday with Fatima 2019 V7

Hi everyone! Below is some great stuff going on — thanks for following along. February Budget Forecast The fiscal health of our state was released yesterday and confirms previous predictions of a shrinking state budget. On Thursday, February 28th the Commissioner of Management and Budget, Myron Frantz, reported a weakened February Budget and Economic Forecast with about […]

ACTION ALERT: Please make *two* calls for ESP today!

MCH Members and Advocates, The Governor released his budget, and while we are thankful for the investments to housing he did not include investments to the emergency services program. Please take action today and make *TWO* calls to the Senate Majority Leader & the Speaker of the House. YOU make a difference! Please call today! […]

Fridays with Fatima 2019 V6

Hi all, I hope you’ve had a productive week! Here’s what happened this week… The One Minnesota Vision The Walz and Flanagan administration released their inaugural budget this week. The much-anticipated budget is the blueprint of the administration’s priorities for the 2020-21 biennium and will be used as a starting point of negotiations between the […]

“Sleep Out” Fundraiser Update

A Note from our Development Director, Chelsea McFarren: Under the leadership of National Honor Society Advisor, Jason Haugen of St Anthony Village High School (SAVHS), over 100 students will participate in a “sleep out” to raise awareness surrounding the homeless crisis in Minnesota.  This is not the first time that SAVHS has participated in this […]

Fridays with Fatima 2019 V2

First Full Week of Session is Under Wraps Hi all! The first full week of session has wrapped up! It’s been exciting seeing numerous new faces walking the halls of our Capitol; numerous diverse folks have engaged in creating public policies that are responsive to our community’s needs. On Thursday I met a young Ph.D. […]

Fridays with Fatima 2019 V1

Let’s Get this Session Started! Hey Everyone – welcome to the start of the 2019 legislative session! My name is Fatima Moore, and I’m the Public Policy Director for Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless. Every Friday I will be sending an update to our Communications Director, and she will push it out to all of you! […]

Welcome to the MCH Board, Gordy!

We are excited to announce our newest MCH Board Member, Gordon (Gordy) Collins! Keep reading to learn more about him. 1) What is your role at Allianz? I have been at Allianz near 12 years, the entire time in Sales Distribution area. My role currently is that of Sales Enablement – I lead a team […]

Observations of a First-Time Wilder Survey Interviewer

Wilder Research has conducted a statewide study of homelessness since 1991. The study is a point-in-time survey of people throughout the state who meet the federal definition of homelessness. It includes counts and estimates of the number of people who are homeless and a survey of homeless people with volunteers from across the state. This year, […]