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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.”

CCH Organizer J.D. Klippenstein

CCH school outreach helps Tilden teens find their voice

Through outreach at shelters, school and drop-in programs, CCH community organizers and youth attorneys reach almost 6,000 people a year at 35 programs across Chicago. In a new effort, two organizers began working this year at Tilden Career Community Academy. More than 200 students at the South Side high school are homeless, exceeding 60% of...x

HELLO Photo Exhibit Flyer 2014[2]

July 29 H.E.L.L.O. Photography Exhibit: Homeless and Formerly Homeless youth display their artwork

C.J. quietly lays two dozen photos on the table before him. Two are pictures of the park where the 24-year-old used to sleep. Several photos are graphic images of single words: Live, Give, Rest. But one photo jars Adrianna King, who is sitting next to him. For a moment Adrianna slips back into the past...x

Chicago STLS 2013-14 numbers 1

22,144 homeless students enrolled in Chicago Public Schools this past year

Chicago Public Schools (CPS) served 22,144 homeless students during the 2013-14 school year, another year-end record for the city’s public schools. It is an 18.6% increase from the prior year’s homeless enrollment of 18,669 in 2012-13 – which itself was an 8.2% increase. The data and homeless services are tracked by the CPS office of...x