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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: info@mnhomelesscoalition.org 


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 […]


Emergency shelters, encampments and needed investments

Housing instability affects Minnesotans across urban, suburban and rural areas of the state. On any given night, there are 20,000 Minnesotans experiencing homelessness with significant over-representation of Black, Indigenous and People of Color. With advocates, partners and members organizations, together we are making progress across the state to increase the availability of temporary and permanent […]


MCH Staff Comings and Goings

March 09, 2021 Good Morning MCH Advocates, We are moving quickly at the legislature after a great Homeless Day on the Hill. Please stay tuned for ways to get and stay engaged as the legislative session progresses.I want to share some important staff updates from MCH. We are adding two new staff and saying goodbye to one… It’s time to […]


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, […]


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 […]


Welcome, Rhonda Otteson

MCH Welcomes New Executive Director  We are pleased to welcome our newest team member and executive director, Rhonda Otteson! Rhonda joins us from Willmar, Minnesota and will start on October 1st. She will be at the second day of the MCH Annual Conference (September 18); if you’re attending stop and say hello. About Rhonda: Rhonda […]