Political Advocacy Groups

A Directory of United States Lobbyists

The Homeless & Poor

  National Center for Law and Economic Justice
E-Mail: wlc@welfarelaw.org
275 Seventh Ave., Suite 1506
New York, NY 10001-6708
Phone: 212-633-6967
Fax: 212-633-6371
"The National Center for Law and Economic Justice advances the cause of economic justice for low-income families, individuals and communities across the country."
[Formerly the "Welfare Law Center." -- KCF]
60th Percentile National Coalition for the Homeless
E-Mail: info@nationalhomeless.org
1012 14th St NW #600
Washington, DC 20005-3471
Phone: 202-737-6444
Fax: 202-737-6445
"Our Mission is to end homelessness. Toward this end, the National Coalition for the Homeless (NCH) engages in public education, policy advocacy, and grassroots organizing. We focus our work in the following 4 areas: housing justice, economic justice, health care justice, and civil rights."
  National Housing Institute
460 Bloomfield Ave., Suite 211
Montclair, NJ 07042-3552
Phone: 973-509-2888
Fax: 973-509-8005
"The National Housing Institute is a 26-year old independent non-profit organization that examines the issues causing the crisis in housing and community in America. NHI examines the key issues affecting affordable housing and community development practitioners and their supporters. These issues include housing, jobs, safety, and education, with an emphasis on housing and economic development, as well as poverty and racism, disinvestments and lack of employment, and breakdown of the social fabric."