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Our House Partners with Clinton School to Publish Research Report

Our House Partners with Clinton School to Publish Research Report
In 2016, Our House partnered with the Clinton School of Public Service's Center on Community Philanthropy and their first Researcher in Residence, Dr. Muthusami Kumaran, to publish a paper outlining the success of our Two-Generation approach model of resolving homelessness. The paper was published in September 2017, and can be…

Editorial: We Hate to See You Go

This editorial was originally published in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette on August 23rd. We're excited to share this thoughtful piece with you as we begin a period of exciting changes at Our House.  

Ex-inmates to receive help through Little Rock jobs program

Ex-inmates to receive help through Little Rock jobs program
Click here to read the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette's article! By Eric Besson Photo by Thomas Metthe August 20, 2017 A new Little Rock program paid for with federal tax dollars will connect former prison inmates with construction, restaurant and other high-demand jobs -- and cover their minimum-wage paychecks for four months,…

Head of Little Rock homeless shelter steps down

Head of Little Rock homeless shelter steps down
Click here to read the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette's story. By Jeannie Roberts Photo by Benjamin Krain August 17, 2017 Georgia Mjartan, executive director of the Little Rock homeless shelter Our House, announced Wednesday that she is stepping down from the post after 12 years with the organization and her replacement has…

A Message from the Our House Leadership

From Georgia Mjartan, Executive Director: I am writing to you today to share the news that I am leaving Our House after 12 wonderful and life-changing years. My husband Dominik will become CEO of a community development bank in Columbia, South Carolina, so along with our three young children we…

Little Rock group gets $1.2 million to help ex-prisoners re-enter society

Little Rock group gets $1.2 million to help ex-prisoners re-enter society
Click here to read the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette's article! By Kally Patz August 1, 2017 The U.S. Department of Labor gave $1.2 million to fund a re-entry program for prisoners, Little Rock said in a news release Tuesday. The Little Rock Workforce Development Board was given the money to establish the…