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  • Columbus Coalition for the Homeless Columbus Coalition for the Homeless

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(39.959415,-82.997406)
 

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Mission Statement

To work toward ending homelessness by educating the Central Ohio community about homeless issues and advocating in a unifed voice for social and economic justice for all people, especially those who are most vulnerable

Description

The Columbus Coalition for the Homeless is a nonprofit advocacy organization which works to identify and implement solutions to end homelessness in Central Ohio.

Founded in 1986, the group is staffed by only volunteers and has a large membership composed of homeless service providers in the city as well as homeless and formerly homeless persons and community citizens.

The Coalition's programs include:1) Unsheltered Life: an educational program to provide infromation about homelessness; 2) Street Speech: an alterantive newspaper that provides opportunity for employment to low-income indivudals 3) advocacy and intervention for homeless persons having difficulty accessing programs; 4) an annual public forum on an issue related to homelessnes; 5)an annual brunch for homeless mothers and their children;6) an annual Memorial service to honor those homeless persons who have died on the streetsthe previous year; and 7) other national and state advocacy efforts to assure the rights of homeless persons

Website

http://www.columbushomeless.org

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