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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.”

2015 Scholarship Winners (from left): Aja Lowrey, T’Prinn Ingram, Jennessa Martinez, Amanda Sepulveda and Catherine Jones

CCH names five new winners of $2,500-a-year college scholarships

Chicago Coalition for the Homeless (CCH) has awarded $2,500-a-year college scholarships to five students who succeeded in high school while coping with homelessness. Also commended were 13 past winners, rising sophomores, juniors and seniors, who also receive $2,500 renewal awards. By the 2015-16 year, CCH will have awarded more than $240,000 to 50 students since...x

Some of the 28 members of the legal staff from CCH and Chase who ran the July 23 clinic for homeless youth.

Law Project and Chase volunteers partner to assist 28 homeless youths

By Beth Malik Associate Director of The Law Project and Youth Futures attorney Twenty-eight homeless youths acquired needed legal identification documents in a one-day outreach program offered by our Law Project and Chase Bank’s legal department. As part of the JPMorgan Chase Day of Service on July 23, CCH and Chase legal staffs hosted a...x

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Executive Director Ed Shurna to retire this fall

After almost 20 years of working on behalf of families, youth and adults who are coping with homelessness, our Executive Director, Ed Shurna has announced his plans to retire this fall. Over 12 years, Ed’s caring leadership furthered the reach and impact of work done by the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless. Under his leadership, CCH...x