Events

TweetChat – Homeless Day(s) on the Hill

Join us on day three of Homeless Day on the Hill for a TweetChat! Click here for other virtual events happening for #MCHDOTH Date: Thursday, March 11, 2021 Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm 12:00pm – 12:30pm = advocates answer our prepared questions 12:30pm – 1:00pm = lawmakers answer our prepared questions Location: Twitter @MNHomelessCo Contact for […]


2021 Hearings: Virtual Testimony Recordings

February 11th, 2021 Overview of homelessness in Greater MN in the House Housing Finance and Policy Committee Rhonda with MCH Amber with West Central Community Action in West Central MN Testifying in support of keeping the eviction moratorium in place until resources to help struggling renters are readily available in the Senate Housing & Finance […]


02/03 & 02/04 – Hearing Update

We are into week six of #mnleg and we are virtually pushing our legislative agenda with you, our advocates, and our lawmakers. We have a couple of hearings coming up highlighting our bills that we want you to attend. Upcoming Hearings Wednesday 02/03/2021 at 10:30 am – we have a hearing for both HF 42 (ESP/Housing Support COVID […]


7th Special Session Recap w/ Zack

Hello Advocates, This is my very first update from the Capitol for all of you, and it is a Special Session Recap!  Last Monday, 12/14/2020 was the seventh Special Session of the Minnesota Legislature since they adjourned in May.  They have been called back into session to reup the Governor’s Peacetime Emergency.  Each time the […]


2020 Give to the MAX w/ MCH

Amidst a pandemic and the growing needs of people facing homelessness and housing instability, the Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless has worked with our partners to achieve record-breaking wins at the legislature. This year, for every $1 invested in our work, MCH returned $413 to address homelessness and create homes in communities across Minnesota. Make a […]


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 […]


Black lives matter. Now is the time to listen, learn, and get to work.

MCH Advocates, We mourn the murder of George Floyd and the countless black individuals before him who have had their lives cut short by racism and police brutality. We stand in solidarity with our neighbors and community members in Minneapolis and across the state. We are committed to finding solutions that elevate voices of color, […]


Join us for an MFIP Twitterstorm!

#InThisTogetherMFIP GOAL:  We need to use existing federal TANF money to send a one-time $500 emergency MFIP payment to families with children. Favoriting, retweeting, and posting the prepared tweets for the full half-hour Using LAWMAKER  in our tweets Directing our followers to click on a specific link in every tweet (This blog found here: https://bit.ly/2RlQj0p) DETAILS: […]


COVID19 Funding Response Application Process

The following funding will be available from the State of Minnesota (or designee) to address the COVID-19 needs in Minnesota: $26.5M for Emergency Services Grants $5.5M for Housing Supports $6.2M for Military Veterans $9M for Food Shelf Programs $11M for Tribal Nations Grant *For a more extensive description of these funds click here The MN […]


Homeless Day on the Hill Registration is OPEN!

Join us for Homeless Day on the Hill! Schedule of Homeless Day on the Hill 8:00 am | Registration Opens 9:00 am | Program and Training Location: Central Presbyterian Church – 500 Cedar St, St Paul, MN 55101 10:00 am – 3:00 pm | Advocacy Location: State Capitol – 75 Rev Dr Martin Luther King […]