Early Bird Conference Registration is open ✨

Registration for our conference Coming Together to End Homelessness in MN is now open for everyone!!  This is the most cost-effective rate for non-members available and is only open through the month. Secure your spot here!  ✨ As a reminder, our conference will be held in Duluth, MN on September 16 and 17, 2024. The 2024 conference theme: “Coming […]

MCH Members: Exclusive Registration is OPEN!

🎈Great news: Exclusive Member Only Registration for the MCH Annual Conference is now open. 🎈 Coming Together to End Homelessness in MN will be held in Duluth, MN on September 16 and 17, 2024. Right now, we have time where only MCH Members can register with our MCH Member Exclusive rate, which is the best rate we offer for conference registration. Check out our website here for […]

Exclusive Member Only Registration is *open*

🎈Great news: Exclusive Member Only Registration for the 2024 MCH Annual Conference is open! 🎈 The Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless 2024 conference is called Coming Together to End Homelessness in MN. It will be held in Duluth, MN on September 16 and 17, 2024. Right now, we have two full weeks where only MCH Members can […]


It is the last week of the 2024 legislative session and we have one action alert that will address two critical pieces of legislation: 1) We have an opportunity to advocate for $4 million in one-time funding to support emergency shelters (Emergency Services Program). Even with the historic funding that passed during the 2023 legislative session, there is still […]

FHPAP Updates with Ranee Rock, MCH Advocacy Fellow

The last few weeks we have been busy at the Capitol with the Family Homeless Prevention and Assistance Program (FHPAP). Ranee Rock, MCH Advocacy Fellow, prepped a testifier a few weeks ago, and she also testified herself last week in front of the House and Senate committees. Keep reading for an update from Ranee and […]

MCH Leadership Updates: Interim Executive Director

📝 A note from our Interim Executive DirectorWe have selected our Interim Executive Director! After a few discussions as a team, we decided an in-house interim would serve our organization best through the end of the year. Welcome, Matt Traynor! Find a note from Matt here: Hello! If you do not already know me, my name […]

Special Edition: #MCHDOTH Highlights from MCH Fellows!

Last week was Homeless Day on the Hill, for some of our Fellows it was their first one, and we wanted to take the time to share their highlights and experiences.  💻 MCH Fellowship ProgramThere are four individuals in the Advocacy Fellowship Program with MCH: Laquita Love-Limo, Jason Urbanczyk, Claudette McDowall, and Ranee Rock. The […]

MCH Member Job Postings

MCH has over 70 members from across the state. To learn more about our membership program,  check out our website. Check out the job openings for some of our members: This list is as of 2/7/2024. If you are a member and want to feature your open positions email us at: 

Passing the Baton: Farewell, Rhonda Otteson, and Thank You!

2024 greetings to you on behalf of the board and staff of the Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless! I’m writing today to share some big news: an announcement from our Executive Director, Rhonda Otteson and a note of thanks from the board. Rhonda’s Message: A Goodbye and Thank You Good morning friends and colleagues, Since […]

38th Annual Homeless Memorial March and Service

Honoring and remembering those who have died while experiencing homelessness In December of 1984, the first official Minnesota Homeless Memorial was held, launching the collaboration between Simpson Housing Services and the Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless (MCH) that exists to this day. Unidentified people began to be included in the service throughout the years, as […]