DCEH Receives an Interfaith Justice Award
At the Joint Religious Legislative Coalition Day on the Hill, DCEH received the Interfaith Justice Award for an organization working for justice issues.
Homelessness Increasing among Families
There was a slight increase (4%) in the total number of families experiencing homelessness, but a 22 percent increase in the number of two parent homeless families.
Half of Minnesota Homeless are 21 and Younger
Initial findings of the Wilder Research Survey show that nearly half (46%) of all homeless people are age 21 and younger, of which 3,546 were children with their parents. The one-day study also counted 1,151 youth on their own, including 146 youth age 17 and younger and 1,005 age 18 through 21.
Governor Speaks about Importance of Advocacy
Grassroots advocacy is important to policy and systems change. It only take 10 constituents to contact their legislator to get their attention. Get involved with DCEH and make a difference together!
Homes for All Succeeds at the Legislature in 2013!
DCEH is part of a statewide coalition called Homes for All. We asked the Minnesota Legislature for an increase of $50 million in housing and homeless services. The Legislature appropriate an increase of $33 million to housing and homeless programs! Become part of the DCEH Advocacy Network and impact our communities.