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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

Scholarship Application 2015

CCH College Scholarship Applications Due May 1

Applications are available for CCH's 2015 college scholarships. High school seniors who were homeless at some point while attending school in the Chicago area are eligible to apply for a $2,000 renewable scholarship. Applications that include two references are due by May 1, and can be filed online. x

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New guidebook offers practical information on complex legal issues faced by homeless youth living in Illinois

The new Homeless Youth Handbook is now available online at www.homelessyouth.org A 17-chapter guidebook, it was written in collaboration with attorneys from the Baker & McKenzie law firm, United Airlines, and CCH. “This is a valuable guide for homeless youth, including unaccompanied youth living without the support of a parent or guardian, as well as...x