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Our House Joins Little Rock Chamber of Commerce

Our House Joins Little Rock Chamber of Commerce
Our House recently joined the Little Rock Chamber of Commerce to build on already strong ties with the central Arkansas business community. As a nonprofit whose mission is centered around the importance of full-time employment for families that are struggling to overcome homelessness, local companies have a critically important role…

New HUD Guidelines Concerning Discrimination against Convicts

New HUD Guidelines Concerning Discrimination against Convicts
Click here to view KARK's News Coverage KARK By Drew Petrimoulx LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - New guidelines from the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development say landlords could face lawsuits if they discriminate against renters with a criminal records. Attorneys representing tenants in central Arkansas say many landlords are…

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!  

With Heart, Sharon Bale Helps Make a Home from Our House

With Heart, Sharon Bale Helps Make a Home from Our House
Soiree Magazine by Dwain Hebda   Sharon Bale photographed on location at her family farm. Dress and pearl earrings from Feinstein's; make-up by Bridget Baltimore at Barbara/Jean; hair by Angela Alexander   You don’t just walk around Our House shelter in Little Rock without a reason for being there. Visitors…

Parents Clean Up “Our House” in Little Rock Saturday

Parents Clean Up “Our House” in Little Rock Saturday
Fox 16 Parents of kids are attending "Our House" in Little Rock, taking time to clean it up. About a dozen parents spent Saturday morning removing part of a  damaged fence from a playground, pulling weeds from flower beds, wiping down walls and organizing books in classrooms throughout the building.…

Personal Space

Personal Space
Arkansas Democrat Gazette Michael Storey Rachael Borne Where I live: In downtown Little Rock in the Quapaw Quarter Historic District, in a 1920s-era apartment building one block from MacArthur Park. The lot was once the neighborhood German beer garden and was later developed in the Craftsman style. Occupation: I am…

Our House Using New $1M Career Center for Increased Job Training

Our House Using New $1M Career Center for Increased Job Training
Arkansas Business by Alexis Hosticka Our House opened its new $1 million Career Center on Wednesday, quadrupling the capacity of the previous space and allowing for as many as 120 people to participate daily in job training and career education. The new center features resources such as a teaching kitchen,…

Our House revamps Career Center

Our House revamps Career Center
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette By Ginny Monk PHOTO BY MELISSA GERRITS Photo Caption: Eric Crisp (from left), Cynthia Huff, Kanisha Hatton and Brian Ault congratulate one another Wednesday at the Our House Career Center. The four used Our House opportunities to succeed in the workplace. Our House revamps career center LR nonprofit…