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Connecting Homelessness and Domestic Violence Resources

Thursday, October 28, 2021

Domestic Violence Awareness Month, recognized in October, provides an opportunity to reflect upon the impact of domestic violence on our neighbors, the extent of the problem, and its solutions. The impact of domestic violence is not unknown to homeless service providers: research consistently shows that high numbers of people experiencing…

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National Alliance to End Homelessness Expresses Support for Affordable Housing Investments in the Build Back Better Framework

Thursday, October 28, 2021

The National Alliance to End Homelessness applauds the housing investments outlined in the Build Back Better Framework announced today by the Biden Administration. This plan proposes $150 billion in decades-overdue affordable housing investments. This includes increased funding to dramatically boost the Housing Choice Voucher program and the Housing Trust Fund,…

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Secret talent? Participate in our Variety Show this December!

Thursday, October 28, 2021

By Sophie Babcock, Associate Board Co-Vice President, Events Do you have a talent or fun skill you’re proud of? Or know someone in your network who does? We are now recruiting participants for the CCH Associate Board’s second annual virtual Variety Show on Thursday, December 16 starting at 7 p.m….

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CCH welcomes Equal Justice Works Fellow Thomas Edwards

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Thomas Edwards joined our staff last month as an Equal Justice Works Fellow in our Law Project. We asked Thomas to introduce himself. Hi! My name is Thomas Edwards. I’m joining the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless (CCH) Law Project through a two-year Equal Justice Works Fellowship sponsored by Mondelez…

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How to access financial aid though FAFSA

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Many students experiencing homelessness would like to pursue higher education but face many barriers, including unstable housing, hunger, and lack of access to financial resources, that make going to college difficult. Need based and merit based financial aid through the Free Application for Federal Students (FAFSA) can provide financial resources…

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Bring America Home NOW Rally – Press Release

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

The housing crisis in the United States has reached a critical point due to long-standing structural inequities compounded by the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. As Congress debates President Biden’s “Build Back Better” Infrastructure Bill, advocates from across the affordable housing, women’s rights, and social justice movements have come together…

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