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: […]
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 […]
MCH is excited and eager to learn alongside our newest coworker, Sumaya Hassan! Sumaya graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities with a degree in Family Social Science. She is currently in graduate school working towards completing a Master’s in Public Administration at the University of Colorado-Denver. Before joining the Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless […]
Funding Opportunity w/ MHF Grants
Hi Advocates, Good news! Sue Haigh from the Minnesota Homeless Fund has clarified that the fund will accept proposals submitted on 1/7/2020 for funding through this project. Check out the website for more information: www.spmcf.org/minnesota-homeless-fund If you would like to submit a project proposal to expand shelter and outreach this winter, please submit your form online through January 7, […]
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 […]