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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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Taishi has found her public voice – now she’s a leader on her Local School Council

Taishi Neuman wanted to help other families coping with homelessness. First homeless herself at age 15, she experienced homelessness again after multiple sclerosis left her unable to continue work as a nursing home assistant. Still, Taishi thought she was too quiet to speak up. Then she met a community organizer from the Chicago Coalition for...x

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Four Reentry job access bills pass the General Assembly, sent to governor

Staff and community leaders with our Reentry Project advocated this spring for four job access bills that would help Illinoisans with old criminal records. Progressing with strong bi-partisan support, four bills impacting job opportunities in schools, park districts, and in health care were enacted by legislators, with the final bill passing the Illinois House June 29....x

Ashley Allen first met Jayme Robinson when she interviewed her for a college scholarship.

StoryCorps Chicago: Once Homeless Themselves, These Women Are Now Fighting For Homeless High Schoolers

Jayme Robinson is 21 and a college graduate. That's no small feat, considering that she became homeless her senior year of high school. Earlier this year, Chicago Public Schools updated its policies so that homeless students are now entitled to enrollment without proof-of-residence or guardianship. It also gives these students access to tutoring services, uniforms, and fees waivers, among other things.x