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2021 Hearings: Virtual Testimony Recordings

February 11th, 2021 Overview of homelessness in Greater MN in the House Housing Finance and Policy Committee Rhonda with MCH Amber with West Central Community Action in West Central MN Testifying in support of keeping the eviction moratorium in place until resources to help struggling renters are readily available in the Senate Housing & Finance […]


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 […]


Fridays with Fatima 2019 V3

Good Afternoon! It goes without saying that Minnesota winters can be long and frustrating to navigate. It became truer this week. Many legislative hearings and lawmaker meetings were canceled due to the weather, also popularly known as the polar vortex. While many of us were in homes with warmth and security, thousands of our neighbors and […]


Heading Home Together Reflection

The Heading Home Together Leadership Circle had a meeting on Tuesday, April 10. Allison Streich and Senta Leff (Homes for All Co-Chairs) are representing Homes for All on the Heading HomeTogether Leadership Circle. The new Heading Home Together Leadership Circle will radically change how we identify and solve problems. It will fully leverage the commitments and contributions of all. Heading Home Together Leadership Circle Allison Streich shares her experience with the […]


Welcome, Andy!

MCH’s board of directors is growing! We are very excited to introduce Andy Pomroy as our newest board member. Andy is  Government Relations Specialist at Fredrikson & Byron. Read below to hear more about Andy: 1) What is your role at Fredrikson & Byron? I am a Government Relations Specialist where I represent a variety […]