Advocacy

Homeless Day on the Hill 2014

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At the Capitol: Homes for All Bill Hearing

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2014 Legislative Session: Advocacy Check List

The legislative session kicks off February 25, 2014. Governor Dayton is calling this year the “un-session.” We know it will be shorter than usual. Your advocacy is more important than ever in the coming weeks for two reasons. First, lawmakers need to know housing and economic opportunity are a priority this year–even on a short […]


Governor Dayton Proposes $50 Million for Housing

Governor Dayton released his bonding bill proposal this morning: he included $50 million for affordable housing. This is a record. We are thrilled to see this commitment from Governor Dayton and praise his effort. Here’s his contact information – please consider writing a quick thank you note. There’s more good news: Homes for All has a bill prepared to invest $100 million for […]


Advocacy in Action: 1,904 Affordable Housing Units

During the 2013 legislative session, hundreds of people and organizations joined Homes for All to pass a $33 million funding boost for affordable housing and homeless services. A portion of this funding was recently awarded by the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency. Bottom line: As a result of your support and advocacy, 1,904 affordable housing units will be […]


Raising the Minimum Wage

Hunger and Homelessness Awareness week has started.  Did you know raising the minimum wage is among the top three priorities for the Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless during the 2014 legislative agenda? Too many individuals and families do not have a stable place to live, simply because their wages are too low.  Yes, there are […]


Nonprofit Mission Award Part I

Exciting news! The Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless won the prestigious Nonprofit Mission Award in Advocacy, presented by the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits (MCN) and MAP for nonprofits. We are humbled to receive this recognition for our advocacy. However, this award really belongs to the hundreds of people and organizations that are dedicated to making […]