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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 campaigns to raise $59,112 for work with homeless youth

Can you help? CCH hosted supporters at a premiere-run screening of The Homestretch at the Gene Siskel Film Center. At the Sept. 15 event, we launched the Hopestretch for homeless youth, an exciting two-month campaign to raise $59,112 – the number of students identified as homeless by Illinois public schools last year. This funding supports...x

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Report: $3.3 Million in Federal Funding Cuts Harm Chicago’s Pledge to End Homelessness

In June 2014, homeless service providers in Chicago learned that the worst-case scenario had come to pass: 12 of the 15 supportive services programs that help homeless and at-risk Chicagoans had all of their federal funding cut by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). x

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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 last year at Tilden Career Community Academy. More than 200 students at the South Side high school are homeless, exceeding 60% of...x