Feature: Letters to Congress

National Group Sign-On Letter Urges Congress to Quickly Enact No Less Than American Rescue Plan
February 5, 2021

On February 4th, over 100 national organizations including the Coalition on Human Needs called on the United States Congress to enact swiftly no less than what is called for in President Biden’s American Rescue Plan. Without speedy and comprehensive action, "...families that could have managed will be pushed into poverty and deaths that could have been avoided due to the pandemic will occur."

CHN letter to all U.S. Senators demands COVID-19 relief
September 25, 2020

CHN on Friday, Sept. 25 sent a letter to all 100 U.S. Senators demanding COVID-19 relief. It reads in part, "The pandemic has imperiled your constituents’ economic well-being and their health. COVID-19 cases are again rising, and as we enter the colder months, the threat will increase. The moratorium on evictions expires at the end of the year. If you leave now without acting, millions of people, unable to come up with one or more months of unpaid rent, will face eviction."

CHN’s letter to all members of the U.S. Senate urging Senators to extend U.S. Census reporting deadlines
August 10, 2020

CHN's letter to all members of the U.S. Senate urging Senators to extend statutory reporting deadlines for apportionment and redistricting data for the 2020 Census to April 30, 2021, extend the deadline to transmit state population totals to that date, prohibit the Bureau and the President from sending the relevant data to the Congress in advance of those deadlines, and to allocate $400 million to address Census Bureau operational challenges.


First Look at Poverty, Hardship and Health Insurance 2021
September 14, 2021

The Coalition on Human Needs on Tuesday, September 14 released its "First look" analysis for U.S. Census Bureau poverty data for the calendar year 2020.

CHN commends House Committee on Ways and Means for successful reconciliation mark-up
September 14, 2021

In a letter delivered to the House Committee on Ways and Means on September 14, 2020, the Coalition on Human Needs said the committee's reconciliation mark-up ""makes ground-breaking investments in our nation’s future. In the 40 years of the Coalition on Human Needs’ existence, it is hard to recall any other piece of legislation that approaches the impact of this bill in reducing poverty, narrowing the chasm between the rich and everyone else, and investing in sustainable economic growth."

CHN’s FY20 IRS Form 990
August 17, 2021

CHN's IRS 990 tax form for Fiscal Year 2020.