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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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One mom’s story about how HomeWorks would help

Ashley Crump and her children have lived the past few months in a South Side shelter. It isn’t easy, but it’s help the family needs and appreciates. Because her home healthcare employer failed to pay its staff for weeks, Ashley needs a new job. Having worked full-time since high school, Ashley hopes her job hunt...x

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CCH Video: Sofas

Have you see this digital short story by Wayne Richard? Wayne is CCH’s associate organizing director for training development. His work includes running Horizons, an outreach program that encourages shelter residents to express themselves through creative writing. About 100 people participate each year, most of them mothers living at family shelters in Chicago.x

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HomeWorks: Report card shows Chicago fails to meet the needs of homeless students, families

During public schools’ Report Card Pick-Up Day, the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless released a report card of its own – assessing how the city of Chicago fails to meets the needs of its homeless students and families. The report card was released as CCH launches HomeWorks, a multi-year campaign to create affordable housing for homeless...x