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A Clear Mission

Since 1980, the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless (CCH) has had a clear mission: “We organize and advocate to prevent and end homelessness, because we believe housing is a human right in a just society.”

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A Clear Mission

Since 1980, the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless (CCH) has had a clear mission: “We organize and advocate to prevent and end homelessness, because we believe housing is a human right in a just society.”

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A Clear Mission

Since 1980, the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless (CCH) has had a clear mission: “We organize and advocate to prevent and end homelessness, because we believe housing is a human right in a just society.”

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A Clear Mission

Since 1980, the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless (CCH) has had a clear mission: “We organize and advocate to prevent and end homelessness, because we believe housing is a human right in a just society.”

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CCH College Scholarship Applications Due May 1

Applications are available for CCH's 2015 college scholarships. High school seniors who were homeless at some point while attending school in the Chicago area are eligible to apply for a $2,000 renewable scholarship. Applications that include two references are due by May 1, and can be filed online. x

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Join us as a member today!

We are grateful to you for supporting our community organizers, policy experts and legal aid attorneys who are fighting to end the cycle of extreme poverty and homelessness. Together, we can ensure the development of effective solutions to the issues faced by the ever-growing number of homeless families, youth and adults. Join CCH as a member...x

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New guidebook offers practical information on complex legal issues faced by homeless youth living in Illinois

The new Homeless Youth Handbook is now available online at www.homelessyouth.org A 17-chapter guidebook, it was written in collaboration with attorneys from the Baker & McKenzie law firm, United Airlines, and CCH. “This is a valuable guide for homeless youth, including unaccompanied youth living without the support of a parent or guardian, as well as...x