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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 kicks off campaign to raise $59,112 dollars for homeless youth work

CCH hosted donors and supporters at a premiere-run screening of The Homestretch at the Gene Siskel Film Center. At the Sept. 15 event, we launched the Hopestretch for homeless youth, an exciting new two-month campaign to raise $59,112 – the number of students identified as homeless by Illinois public schools last year. This funding will...x

(From left), Graham Bowman, Telva Urban, Sen. Heather Steans, and Jennifer Cushman

Oct. 1: More than 7,000 unaccompanied Illinois minors can consent to own routine medical care under new CCH-advocated law

Effective October 1, unaccompanied minors ages 14 to 18 can consent to their own routine medical care under a new Illinois law proposed by the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless. The law ends a significant barrier to accessing medical care for more than 7,000 homeless Illinois minors who are deemed “unaccompanied” because they live separate...x

CCH Organizer J.D. Klippenstein

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 last school year at Tilden Career Community Academy. More than 200 students at the South Side high school are homeless, exceeding 60%...x