Publications and Analyses
Original reports, analyses, and publications from CHN and our partners raise awareness of human needs issues and inform the public and key decision-makers.
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.
MOST RECENT PUBLICATIONS
CHN Submits Comments in Opposition to Cuts in Medicaid Funding and Services, Especially in Light of COVID-19 Crisis
January 5, 2021
CHN on Monday, Jan. 4 submitted comments in opposition to a proposed Trump Administration rule that would allow for cuts to both Medicaid funding and services.
CHN Submits Comments to USDA in Opposition to Proposed Rule Weakening Nutrition Standards for School Lunches
January 5, 2021
On Dec. 28, 2020, CHN submitted comments to the USDA in opposition to a proposed Trump Administration rule that would roll back nutrition standards in school lunch programs nationwide.
CHN Urges Swift Enactment of COVID-19 relief package, calling it “long overdue”
December 21, 2020
CHN Executive Director issued the following statement on Monday, Dec. 21, in response to the bipartisan COVID-19 relief package.