Advocacy

Progress Update: 2022 Legislative Session

By Zack Eichten, Director of Public Policy It’s legislative break so it’s time to provide an update on the progress to advance the Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless 2022 Policy Agenda. See “background” further down this blog post to learn more about our policy agenda setting process. Here is a quick update on each of […]


Meet our new Board Members!

Join us in welcoming our newest board members to the Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless: Thomas Adams, Commonbond Communities Elena Guerra, Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Clara Jung, Macalester College Mary Reigert, Minnesota Tribal Collaborative to End Homelessness Kayla Simon, Minnesota State Community & Technical College Read a little about them below: Thomas Adams – […]


Governor Proposes Historic Investments to Address Homelessness and Housing Instability

Here is a summary of key items included in the Governor’s proposed budget and a few items from the proposed bonding bill. MCH wants to provide this to our partners in advocacy so you do not need to sift through hundreds of pages of material (links to materials are at the end of the blog). […]


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 […]