Uniting to Fuel Change through Advocacy
The 2021 state legislative session is in full swing, and Minnesota remains the only divided state government in the nation with a DFL governor, DFL-led House and GOP-led Senate. As we launch into a budget year of the biennium, lawmakers are making funding decisions that will create the state budget for the next two years.
It is important that we hold the truth that a large percentage of our young people are working jobs that help support their family. This means that paid work takes priority.
211 Resource Helpline Expands to Help Minnesotans Access $100 Million in Housing Assistance
Our 211 resource specialists provide nearly 460,000 referrals to critical services for people in need every year. Because of our existing infrastructure and expertise, MHFA selected United Way’s 211 resource helpline to be the point of contact for people seeking these housing resources.