The Path towards a Pathway Home
Creating the policy agenda is the most important part of our advocacy. In doing so, we relied on our core leaders, including members of the Regional Expert Network (REN), who are advocates who have lived experience of homelessness, and staff at organizations working to end homelessness. We organized listening sessions to identify the main solutions […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
Callz to Walz — ROUND TWO!!
TAKE ACTION! Emergency shelters are the starting point to long-term stability. As we approach Conference Committee decisions and deadlines, we need Governor Walz to fight for the inclusion of dollars for supportive services like the Emergency Services Program (ESP) in final negotiations. Find a script to guide your calls below and let email@example.com know you’ve called or emailed Governor […]
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. […]
I Vote, You Vote, We Vote!
My name is Carmel San Juan and I’m an intern with the Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless this semester. I’m registered to vote tomorrow — are you? Keep reading for more information and FAQs about voting in Minnesota. We need your advocacy! Your vote matters. Are you ready to vote this Tuesday, November 6th? The […]
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, […]