Advocacy

Session falls short around funding priorities to end homelessness

We have officially reached the end of the regular Legislative Session for 2022. Before anything else, the Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless wants to give our deepest thanks to all of the advocates that stepped up during this intense session to make your voices heard and take action to push our legislators to prioritize homelessness […]


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). […]


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 […]


2015 Annual Conference: Innovation, Inclusion, and Individuality

You’re invited to join hundreds of individuals from across the state at the Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless 2015 Annual Conference, September 10-11 at the Duluth Entertainment Center. The two-day conference features keynote speakers on housing and homelessness issues, breakout sessions on critical issues, and opportunities to network with hundreds of direct service providers, public administrators, […]


A Day in the Life: Reactions from a Healthcare Perspective (Guest Blog)

My Day I wake up early Monday morning to a forecast of a high of 0 and wind-chill of -20. My first thought: why do I live here? My second thought:  how does someone expect me to walk around Minneapolis for the next 8 hours? As an introduction to Global Search for Justice: Changing the […]


Big Campaign Announcement

We have big news! The Homes for All and Prosperity for All campaigns have announced priorities for the upcoming legislative session. A $39 million increase for housing and homeless services The MFIP Workforce Transportation Bill, adding $130 per month in assistance for striving families We have a lot of work ahead but first we need […]


ACTION ALERT: Ask legislators to VOTE YES!

Both the Senate and House released their bonding proposals. The bill may head to the House Floor as soon as Friday. Can you make three phone calls now? ***Action Alert*** 1. Call your state senator and state representative ASAP. Ask them to VOTE YES on the bonding bill and to support $100 million in bonds for housing. Find who represents you. 2. […]


At the Capitol: Homes for All Bill Hearing

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