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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…

Trained to Cook: Our House Clients graduate from Culinary Arts Program

Trained to Cook: Our House Clients graduate from Culinary Arts Program
Our Culinary Arts program in partnership with AR Food Jobs was featured in the March 18 print issue of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette! Check out the story below: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette March 18, 2017 Photo by Benjamin Krain Hospitality and food service instructor Christie Ison (center) is surrounded by culinary students during…

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…