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AmeriCorps Celebrates Opening Day, 100 Members Take Oath of Service

AmeriCorps Celebrates Opening Day, 100 Members Take Oath of Service
Click here to view the Arkansas Department of Human Services' article. Click here to view a photo gallery of the event from the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. LITTLE ROCK – In the midst of a festive, jubilant atmosphere, more than 100 AmeriCorps members serving Arkansas collectively took the oath of service during Opening…

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…

Our House provides working homeless with health resources

Our House provides working homeless with health resources
Click here to view KATV's news coverage KATV LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KATV) -- More than 100 working homeless in Little Rock are getting the resources they need to stay healthy. Our House held its 5th Annual Healthcare and Wellness Day where they provided health screenings for residents on campus. Those…

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…

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!