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Little Rock Soirée: Q&A with the 2017 Dinner on the Grounds Chairs

Little Rock Soirée: Q&A with the 2017 Dinner on the Grounds Chairs
Click here to view Little Rock Soirée's article! By Lydia McAllister Photo by Jason Masters April 25, 2017 As the 2017 Dinner on the Grounds event draws closer, we chatted with this year’s event chairs — who just happen to be an entire family dedicated to the Our House mission.…

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…