2021 Homeless Day(s) on the Hill Recap

This year was not our traditional in-person Homeless Day on the Hill. Together, we were able to inspire and engage advocates, lawmakers, and individuals across the state. Check out the recordings as well as media coverage from the Press Conference and Program. Homeless Day(s) On the Hill Information: Day One: Tuesday, March 9, 2021 | […]

Twitterstorm: we need shelter included in bonding bill

Advocates – get ready! We need your voice.  Please join @MNHomelessCo for a Twitterstorm. On any given night, Minnesota has around 20,000 people experiencing homelessness. We lack the capacity to meet the shelter and housing needs of individuals and families across the state.  We need to see homeless shelters as temporary housing for individuals and […]

Homes for All Twitterstorm — $500Million in #Bonds4Housing

Advocates! We need you. Take action with us w/ Homes for All for a Twitterstorm on 11/20 from 12pm – 1pm. Find more details below.  WHAT IS A TWITTERSTORM? A Twitterstorm is simply a short period of time during which advocates join together to send a high volume of tweets on a specific topic. We […]

Thank you, and Farewell!

May 21, 2019 Good Afternoon, After eight years with the Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless, four as a Board member and four as executive director, it is time for me to move on. My last day at MCH is Thursday, May 23. It has been my great honor and privilege to work with amazing people, […]

Fridays with Fatima 2019 v11

Advocates,    We have less than 13 weeks left of session and committees increasing the number of bills heard. Today is the final day to have policy-related bills heard in both chambers. Whereas the first deadline related to securing a hearing in either the Senate or House, the second deadline, which is today, means that if you […]

Fridays with Fatima (Ft. Senta!) v10

Good Afternoon! There are eight weeks left in the legislative session and our momentum has never been stronger. Last week, MCH hosted our largest Homeless Day on the Hill in history. More than 800 of you turned out. Governor Walz AND Lt. Governor Flanagan joined us and rallied the crowd. Our hearing room was PACKED. […]

Fridays with Fatima Volume 12

Less Than Two Weeks Until the End of Session The end of our legislative session is quickly approaching.  Lawmakers have ten days to pass pieces of legislation that would take care of needed infrastructure repairs throughout the state, conform to the new federal tax laws and invest in programs and systems for Minnesota’s most valuable […]

Bonds for Housing Rally + Action!

What:  Affordable Housing Rally hosted by Homes for All Location:  MN State Capitol Rotunda (75 Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr BLVD, St. Paul, MN 55155) Time:  Tuesday, May 8, 2018, 1:30pm – 3:00pm Invited Speakers: Chief Authors and Sponsors of our bonding request, Mayor Jacob Frey (Minneapolis), Ryan Vernosh (Maxfield Principal), Mayor Kirsten Kennedy (North Branch), Mayor Melvin Carter […]

4/30 — 5 for 5 Lawmaker Outreach!

Welcome to Homes for All: 5 for 5 Target Lawmaker Outreach! 4/30 — The Bond for Housing is Strong! The legislative session ends in three weeks! Conversations surrounding the State’s bonding package will be increasing, and we want to make sure that lawmakers are hearing community support for housing.  This week’s 5 for 5 is targeting […]

Fridays with Fatima Volume 10

Counting Down The countdown continues…we are 24 days shy of the end of our 2018 legislative session! Committees in the House and Senate continue to hear omnibus bills with some bills moving on to floor votes. In fact, the House voted on an Omnibus Education finance bill yesterday, which passed with a 94-29 vote, and will wait […]