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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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Charles leads and serves today, Charlese prepares for tomorrow

Almost 25 years ago, Charles Jenkins made a vow to turn his life around. Charles went on to become one of the longest serving community leaders at the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless. And whenever he can include her, the devoted father brings along his youngest child, Charlese. “When she asks if she can come...x

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Chicago service remembers 31 women and men at Homeless Persons Memorial

A candlelight service Thursday remembered 31 Chicagoans who died this past year without a home. “This homeless memorial is to recognize all of the folks whose lives touched other lives and who have passed away, and to remember who they were to us and what they meant to society,” said Wayne Richard, a senior community organizer at CCH who helps plan the annual service.x

My family in Chicago this June, including my son Jarrett and my fiancé LaBron.

The remarkable Nasia Smith shares her story

Nasia Smith is the first college scholarship winner at the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless to earn a bachelor’s degree as a single parent. She worked full-time to support her young son while earning a business degree. We think Nasia tells her story better than anyone else: Life before I left for college was difficult....x