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Community Advocates' leadership created the Public Policy Institute in 2008 to address the root causes of poverty through policy advocacy and community collaboration on economic and public health issues.


  • To keep our community partners up to date on the rapidly evolving coronavirus public health emergency, we've collected resources on its health, mental heath, and economic impact.

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The coronavirus pandemic has put many people's health and incomes at risk. Here are some tips for landlords for communicating with your tenants during this public health emergency. Questions? Contact our Rent HelpLine at 414-270-4646 or

Although there is a temporary ban on evictions right now due to the coronavirus pandemic, it's important for tenants to stay on top of their rent and utilities bills. If you're having trouble making ends meet, contact our Rent HelpLine at 414-270-4646 or

These are unusual, difficult times for young people and families. Fortunately, there are many resources available to those who need assistance during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) public health emergency. We’ve collected some of them here to help youth and families stay healthy, keep up with their bills, and make sure their needs are being met.