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CEI Blog: A Success Story in Ending Child Homelessness

CEI Blog: A Success Story in Ending Child Homelessness
Click here to view Representative French Hill's article. By Representative French Hill April 5, 2017 Dear Friends, Part of what inspired me to create the Community Empowerment Initiative was the observation that longstanding federal policy toward ending poverty yielded—at best—the most marginal of improvements. Here in Washington, far too often we…

AY Mag Feature: From Our House to Yours

AY Mag Feature: From Our House to Yours
Click here to read AY Mag's article! By L. Lamor Williams Photo by Jamison Mosley March 31, 2017 Linda Fertsl is a long-time volunteer for Our House. They’re two simple little trays meant for holding deviled eggs, each with eight not-so-perfect oval indentations. Because they’re made of silver metal that…

Speak Up Week at Our House Highlighted by International Nonprofit

Speak Up Week at Our House Highlighted by International Nonprofit
This article was originally posted on the UK-based nonprofit Keystone Accountability's blog on January 16, 2017. Click here to read Keystone Accountability's Article By Lynn Morris Our House in Little Rock, Arkansas provides housing, children’s programs, career and homelessness-prevention services. And a master class in how to get your staff…

Our Club boys get a trim and a treat

Our Club boys get a trim and a treat
Arkansas Democrat Gazette By Frank Fellone Click here to read the Arkansas Democrat Gazette's article A bunch of boys looked better Wednesday, ready for school, after barbers and barber college students gave them free haircuts. Hot dogs and kettle corn sweetened the deal. As for the Big Munchie ... more…

Georgia Mjartan named as one of Southern Living’s Southerners of the Year

Georgia Mjartan named as one of Southern Living’s Southerners of the Year
Click here to read Southern Living's article Little Rock, AR When Georgia Mjartan was asked to take over Our House, Little Rock’s primary homeless shelter, in 2005, she walked into a flood-damaged building that was even more under water financially. Now, Mjartan had breathed new life into the organization, which…

A Better Life for the Whole Family: The Two-Generation Approach

A Better Life for the Whole Family: The Two-Generation Approach
Click here to view the Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness' article Institute for Children, Poverty and Homelessness UNCENSORED Vol. 7.2 Summer 2016 By Mari Rich My personal obsession right now is how disconnected we are from what we really need to be talking about with poverty. We talk about…

LR Hosts Our House Health and Wellness Day

LR Hosts Our House Health and Wellness Day
Click here to view KARK's news coverage KARK LITTLE ROCK, Ark.-- Hundreds of people had their health checked Saturday for the 5th Annual Our House Health and Wellness Day in Little Rock. Companies were on site to provide low income families and the homeless with free check ups, mental health…

Members of Congress Tour Local Homeless Facility

Members of Congress Tour Local Homeless Facility
Click here to view KARK's news coverage KARK LITTLE ROCK, AR. -- Honoring those who do so much for our homeless, Representative French Hill and Missouri Congress Woman, Ann Wagner stopped by to visit Our House. Our House helps the homeless by giving them shelter, food and helping them obtain…

Hendrix Alumni Find Second Home at Our House

Hendrix Alumni Find Second Home at Our House
CONWAY, Ark. (July 12, 2016) – Hendrix College alumni have found a second home of sorts serving at Our House, a comprehensive nonprofit program that serves more than 1,800 working homeless clients annually in the Little Rock community. Founded in 1987, Our House’s mission is to empower homeless and near-homeless…

PBS News Hour Mini-Documentary

PBS News Hour Mini-Documentary
Check out this great mini-documentary about the Our House Career Center that was shown on PBS NewsHour this weekend! Huge thanks to the good people at AETN for putting the piece together!