Advocacy

Give To The Max Day 2021

November is officially here which means that Minnesota’s biggest giving month has arrived! While Give to the Max Day is on November 18th, we’re dedicating the entire month to MCH’s #GTMD21 campaign, and we have big goals. It will take $20,000 between now and November 30th to ensure that MCH has the resources to launch us into the 2022 legislative […]


MCH is seeking four Board Members

MCH is putting out a broad call to our community of supporters to recruit four individuals to join the MCH Board of Directors in January 2022. MCH seeks board members representing the diverse viewpoints of our broad coalition and committed to our shared mission to generate policies, community support and local resources for housing and services to end homelessness in Minnesota. Board Leadership […]


Make Your Voice Heard: H4A Action Needed!

Friends – Thank you for the calls you have made this legislative session to ensure the Homes for All agenda made it into conference committees! We would not have gotten to this place without your advocacy. As legislative session moves forward, we gear up for our bills to go through conference committee. The senate and […]


Three Questions To Ask Candidates

Updated August 22, 2016 This year, every seat in the Minnesota Legislature is up for election. As lawmakers and candidates hit the campaign trail, it’s important that they hear from you about housing and homelessness. What you share with candidates influences their priorities and decision making. It’s just as important as advocacy during the legislative […]


Citizen, constituent, advocate: Spending a “Day on the Hill” with Mert

By John Tribbett, St. Stephen’s Human Services The room was silent and all eyes were on Mert. He spoke slowly and deliberately to the Senator’s Aide. Along with Mert, the Senator’s office was tightly packed with a variety of activists. All were at the Capitol as part of the Day on the Hill, held on March […]


Homeless Day on the Hill 2016

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Resolution to Prevent and End Homelessness

Precinct caucuses are coming up Tuesday, March 1, 2016. Be sure to bring along the Resolution to Prevent and End Homelessness. A PDF is available here. Precinct Caucus Resolution to Prevent and End Homelessness Whereas an estimated 14,000 Minnesotans are homeless on any given night and over 11,600 school children lack stable housing; and Whereas […]


Announcing MCH’s 2016 Legislative Agenda

The Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless advances policies to promote housing stability, economic opportunity, and racial equity throughout the state. This year, our coalition is advocating for affordable housing, economic security, and voting rights at the State Capitol. Please join us at Homeless Day on the Hill on March 15, 2016. Registration is open! 2016 […]


Remarks by Senta Leff at the 2015 Annual Conference

MCH’s Executive Director’s Opening Remarks – Strength in Difference: Innovation, Inclusion, and Individuality  My name is Senta Leff. I am the brand new executive director of the Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless. While we are here because of our shared commitment to ending homelessness, we each bring varied and valuable perspectives on how to accomplish […]


2015 Legislative Wrap Up

The regular session of the 2015 Minnesota state legislature came to a close late Monday night with a flurry of bills being passed by the House and the Senate and sent to Governor Dayton for his signature or veto. It was a mixed bag for Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless priorities at the Capitol this […]