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Homeless DOTH 2019!

Thank you for registering for Homeless Day on the Hill on Wednesday, March 13, from 8:00am – 3:00pm — we are looking forward to advocating with you! Click here for the master list of lawmaker visits Homeless Day on the Hill Details: Wednesday, March 13, 2019 8:00 am – Registration at Central Presbyterian Church (Location: 500 Cedar […]


Fridays with Fatima 2019 V8

Hi everyone, I hope you’ve had a great week. It’s been very busy for us at MCH as we are ONE WEEK away from Homeless day on the Hill!! We are so excited to advocate with you next week. Homeless Day on the Hill Affordable housing is continuously gaining bi-partisan support at the legislature. The […]


ACTION ALERT: Please make *two* calls for ESP today!

MCH Members and Advocates, The Governor released his budget, and while we are thankful for the investments to housing he did not include investments to the emergency services program. Please take action today and make *TWO* calls to the Senate Majority Leader & the Speaker of the House. YOU make a difference! Please call today! […]


Fridays with Fatima 2019 V6

Hi all, I hope you’ve had a productive week! Here’s what happened this week… The One Minnesota Vision The Walz and Flanagan administration released their inaugural budget this week. The much-anticipated budget is the blueprint of the administration’s priorities for the 2020-21 biennium and will be used as a starting point of negotiations between the […]


Fridays with Fatima 2019 V1

Let’s Get this Session Started! Hey Everyone – welcome to the start of the 2019 legislative session! My name is Fatima Moore, and I’m the Public Policy Director for Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless. Every Friday I will be sending an update to our Communications Director, and she will push it out to all of you! […]


MCH Proposes A $15M Increase To Emergency Shelter

DECEMBER 4, 2018 Contact: Senta Leff – senta@mnhomelesscoalition.org | 651-428-9153 Kirsten Rokke – kirsten@mnhomelesscoalition.org | 319-961-1402 __________________________________________________________________________ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — In recent months the media has given attention to the Franklin-Hiawatha homeless encampment, or Wall of Forgotten Natives, which has elevated the need for accessible and additional emergency shelter space. “The Wall” is a […]


MCH Appointed to One Minnesota Transition Advisory Board

“From civil rights advocates to business owners to tribal leaders to Greater Minnesota mayors, our team worked intentionally to bring together a diverse group of people to share their expertise as we lay the groundwork for our administration. Together, we will cast a wide net across the state to ensure we truly run state government […]


Welcome to the MCH Board, Gordy!

We are excited to announce our newest MCH Board Member, Gordon (Gordy) Collins! Keep reading to learn more about him. 1) What is your role at Allianz? I have been at Allianz near 12 years, the entire time in Sales Distribution area. My role currently is that of Sales Enablement – I lead a team […]


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, […]


Welcome Carmel and Noah!

MCH is fortunate to partner with individuals for an internship, and this fall we have two! Join us in welcoming Carmel San Juan and Noah Greenfield to MCH this semester. A note from Carmel: Hello! I’m Carmel San Juan, a fourth-year student at the University of Minnesota designing my own major around Public Health, Sociology, and Nursing (with […]