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Restaurant Meals Program pilot seeks participating restaurants

Thursday, September 30, 2021

By Niya K. Kelly, Director of State Legislative Policy, Equity and Transformation In 2019, Chicago Coalition for the Homeless worked alongside Heartland Alliance and Shriver Center on Poverty Law to expand SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program). This legislation allows people who are elderly, disabled, or experiencing homelessness to purchase prepared meals with their…

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Updated resources for Preventing Eviction

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Read more about the current situation and need for rental assistance during the ongoing pandemic economic downturn The post Updated resources for Preventing Eviction appeared first on National Coalition for the Homeless.

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Take a stand against homelessness

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Take a stand against homelessness Cincinnati! Here are simple ways to take a stand against homelessness. Compassionate people like you are changing the world. And collective social actions change public perception, inform and influence conversation. Here are simple ways to continue your advocacy. Hope is hard right now – but your support makes all…

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Meet the nonprofits helping the most vulnerable

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Cisco has always supported nonprofits working to help at-risk people and families, especially during humanitarian crises. Since March, we’ve provided additional funding to three strategic nonprofit partners that are working to help our most vulnerable citizens access the care and services they need. Here is how they are taking action: Destination: Home…

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Opinion: Criminalizing Homelessness is a National Epidemic

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

By Andrew Fraieli Homelessness is not a choice. People do not choose or generally plan, to lose their home or source of income. People do not choose to rely on public property as a place to sleep at night, they do not choose to have the sidewalk as their living…

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Message from the Board

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Unfortunately, Picture the Homeless has had to close our doors for a few days for liability purposes. The board regrets having had to make this decision. We are aiming to…

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CCH Statement: Mayor’s budget adds significant new resources for combatting homelessness, but dedicated revenue still needed

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Mayor Lightfoot’s 2022 budget proposal unveiled on September 20  provides significant new resources to address homelessness. The new funding is included in her Chicago Recovery Plan which allocates the Local Fiscal Recovery Fund dollars included in the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). This initial investment is proof that organizing works. CCH and its partners Right to Recovery, Bring Chicago Home, and the Chicago Continuum of…

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The Pain Scale

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Ever since my ex-wife hit the gas on her Subaru and hauled off 337 lbs in sum and 38 cumulative years of warm-bodied, properly-reared children, whose stake I might very well have laid equal claim to, had I qwelled fast enough the overly-intelligent, premium Jack of Ass who takes up…

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Legislative Update: Homelessness in Congress’ Reconciliation Bill

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

This week is extremely important for federal legislation and homelessness: it could be the week that the House votes on a $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation package that includes significant investments in low-income housing and supportive housing services.  The House Financial Services Committee has approved investments of $90 billion for permanent…

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