Changemakers Alliance: Housing
Changemakers Alliance: Stories, Solutions & Solidarity is a statewide network made possible by underwriters, donors, and members. Our first underwriter is Valvoline Instant Oil Change across Northern Minnesota, a woman-owned business supporting women and families across the region.
1. Articulate Problems in Tandem With Advocates
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2. Identify Solutions in Video Interviews
How to reframe narratives related to housing solutions:
Stanford Social Innovations Review
3. Develop Action Steps
Led by CALL members February to June 2022
Target policy makers and donors for joint solutions-oriented campaign
Share for collective change
Other Projects in Earliest Stages
Perspectives about climate issues (Restoring Ecosystems) Healing around sex trafficking (Healing Trauma) Community solutions related to addiction and recovery (Transforming Justice) Women in politics (Correcting Inequities) In the first CALL conversation, discussion included devising solutions for addressing the growing pandemic-triggered mental health crisis (Healing Trauma)
Each Changemaker Alliance (CALL) project is:
A statewide issue in one of four core topics: Healing Trauma, Correcting Inequities, Restoring Ecosystems, Transforming Justice Requiring stronger storytelling Told in partnership with advocates, policymakers, and CALL members, Leading to solutions and action steps, Shared for public awareness and support.
a work in progress … what organizations around the state do … what they need … who is collaborating on what?
Column: A Multi-faceted Approach to the Housing Crisis, by Breanne Rothstein
Essay: Why I Am a Housing Advocate, by Lindalee Soderstrom
Adult Shelter Connected (612-248-2350) offers available indoor shelter options.
A Conversation With Sheila Delaney
“Collective Action” forum included conversation about homelessness
Amazon Wish List here from St. Stephen’s
Food donations, House of Charity, 714 Park Ave., Minneapolis (contact