The Opportunity Starts at Home campaign seeks to build a movement with stakeholders from many sectors to generate widespread support for federal policies that correct long-standing racial inequities and economic injustices by ensuring quality housing for people with low incomes. To build this movement, the campaign is strengthening the capacities of multi-sector state coalitions that share the national campaign’s goals.
The national campaign is supporting partners in twenty-one target states: Arizona, California, Connecticut, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, New Jersey, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island, Texas, Utah, West Virginia and Wisconsin. Over time, these efforts will reach all 50 states.
The multi-sector state-level coalitions are focused on two primary missions: