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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 […]


New MCH Board Members in 2021

In 2020, the Minnesota Coalition for the Homelessness welcomed five new board members. The board also elected its officers for 2021:  Andy Pomroy will serve as board chair, Robert DeChellis will serve as vice-chair, Lucy Zander will serve as treasurer, and Pam Johnson will continue to serve as secretary. Join us in welcoming our newest […]


2021 Homeless Day(s) on the Hill Recap

This year was not our traditional in-person Homeless Day on the Hill. Together, we were able to inspire and engage advocates, lawmakers, and individuals across the state. Check out the recordings as well as media coverage from the Press Conference and Program. Homeless Day(s) On the Hill Information: Day One: Tuesday, March 9, 2021 | […]


2021 Hearings: Virtual Testimony Recordings

March 16th, 2021 Testifying in support of our $15M base increase to the Emergency Services Program (SF455) in the Senate Human Services Reform Finance and Policy Julie with Stepping Stone Emergency Housing in Anoka County February 11th, 2021 Overview of homelessness in Greater MN in the House Housing Finance and Policy Committee Rhonda with MCH […]


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 […]


JOB POSTING!!

Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless JOB DESCRIPTION || OPERATIONS & DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE  Organizational Summary   The Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless (MCH) is an advocacy coalition of over 120 housing, homeless, and employment service providers and allied member organizations committed to ending homelessness in Minnesota through policy change. Founded in 1984, we are grounded in our […]


2019 Fridays with Fatima v12

Greetings! With five weeks to go until session commences, work has ramped up tremendously in committees! The House of Representative and Senate have until the end of today to pass all finance and appropriation bills through their respective finance committees. For the House of Representatives, this means the Ways and Means committee, chaired by Representative […]


Navigation Center info with Simpson Housing Services

What is the Navigation Center? The Navigation Center is a Native-led, collaborative community response. Red Lake Nation, Metropolitan Urban Indian Directors, Hennepin County, the State of Minnesota, shelter providers in the Minneapolis shelter collaborative, including Simpson Housing Services (#MCHMember), and several other organizations united to provide outreach to the primarily Native American community living at […]


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 2019 V4

Hi all, We have a lot going on and I’m excited to share it with you! Happy Black History Month February began the nationwide celebration of Black History Month. Droves of people will begin to enlighten themselves and others on prominent thought leaders and events that have shaped America as we know it. Celebrations will be […]