WHY does housing matter?
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Our goal is to raise the visibility of housing issues and solutions in Minnesota
Creating awareness and understanding is key to achieving Twin Cities Habitat’s mission that “everyone will have a decent affordable place to call home.” Please use and share the resources below to help us create conversations and inspire creative action in support of better housing!
Do you enjoygood reading, meaningful discussion and great company? Attend our next meeting as we dive into themes like housing, poverty, race, class, social change, and the meaning of home. The Club’s program runs one evening a month from October – May.
Make a difference by creating dialog and understanding.
“I feel inspired! Coming together from different perspectives but with a common goal is critical to solving our community’s housing problems.” -2011 Book & Film Club Participant
For more information contact Jill Kilibarda at 612-305-7140 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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This 2.5 hour interactive training is an introduction to housing and homelessness in Minnesota. It focuses on the history of homelessness and substandard housing, the cost-effective solutions available to us today, and ways you can get involved.
“I feel more empowered to have discussions with friends and family.”
“The presentation was informational and l learned a lot. I feel like this was a great first step in getting involved.”
“I really loved the historical background; it really gave context to the problem and need for solutions.”
Sponsored by: Aeon, House of Charity, Lutheran Social Service, Simpson Housing Services, and Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity.
Want to do something meaningful this Spring? Looking to understand the realities of living in substandard housing or of homelessness in the Twin Cities? Feeling called to fight poverty and wondering "what can I do?" Then the annual Habitat Immersion Retreat is for you!
You'll experience the daily challenges faced by people living in poverty by visiting Twin Cities' emergency shelters, affordable rental and homeownership providers and talking directly with people who have firsthand experience]. You'll also participate in various solutions such as helping to build a Habitat house and visiting the State Capitol to meet with lawmakers. Our goal is for you to leave the retreat with motivation and hope, armed with skills to make a difference.
When: Our next 3-day retreat will be in spring 2016.
Where: Lodging and meals provided at the Russ Ewald Center for Urban Service in Minneapolis (staying at the retreat center is strongly encouraged but not required)
Cost: $50 (This retreat is made affordable through a generous grant. If the cost is a concern please let us know.)
For further information, contact Jill Kilibarda at 612-305-7140 or email@example.com.
Housing solutions need strong government partnerships, so please join us in asking our elected officials to support affordable housing. Join us in advocating for specific legislation and spreading the word that everyone needs a place they can afford to call home.
Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity strives to do the most good with every single dollar entrusted to us. Rest assured that a gift to support our mission creates an immediate and significant impact for the families and communities we partner with.
Every $1 you donate results in almost $2 of economic activity in our community.