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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 hosts screening of documentary about homeless teens

CCH is proud to host a premiere run screening of The Homestretch on Monday, Sept. 15 at the Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State St. Donors and supporters have been invited to view the 89-minute film at 6 p.m., followed by a brief panel discussion featuring Director/Producers Anne de Mare and Kirsten Kelly, CCH...x

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CCH partners with Riot Fest again this year

Chicago Coalition for the Homeless is proud to be the official charity partner with Riot Fest Chicago. The three-day music festival and carnival in Humboldt Park will hold its 10th Chicago extravaganza starting this Friday, Sept. 12. Riot Fest boasts an impressive lineup of over 125 bands, including The Cure, Jane’s Addiction and The National....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 this year at Tilden Career Community Academy. More than 200 students at the South Side high school are homeless, exceeding 60% of...x