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Federal Program Give College Graduates Option During Job Search

Federal Program Give College Graduates Option During Job Search
KATV Channel 7 News KATV - Breaking News, Weather and Razorback Sports By Justin Lewis LITTLE ROCK (KATV) -- College graduates around Arkansas continue looking for jobs to kick start their careers, but for those still searching there is some hope from a federal program. Many college students continue the…

Teenagers Volunteer to Help Restore Dreamland Ballroom

Our House AmeriCorps VISTAs and Our Club kids volunteer with the Mosaic Templars on MLK Day to restore the Dreamland Ballroom. It was a lot of fun! LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Volunteers came together on Martin Luther King Day to help restore a historic Little Rock landmark: The Dreamland…

October & November 2013 Newsletter

October & November 2013 Newsletter
In This Issue: No one can shut down our VISTAs! A look at the government shutdown. Halloween Children's Center Progress Holiday Giving Guide View past newsletters here.

Donors Chip In To Help Programs Hurt By Shutdown

Donors Chip In To Help Programs Hurt By Shutdown
[Versions of this story were published by the Associated Press, ABC News, and CBS News.]   LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — As the partial government shutdown rolls on, programs that rely on federal money are feeling the strain — and so are the people who depend on their services. For 16-year-old…

Americorps VISTA Members Earning Poverty-Level Allowances Told To Work

Americorps VISTA Members Earning Poverty-Level Allowances Told To Work
To miss a pay period, it's devastating. Especially when you are living with so little. You can find this article at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/10/08/americorps-vista-shutdown_n_4060311.html Tiffany Dale receives a $10,800-per-year allowance at her AmeriCorps job. She was told last week that, despite the government shutdown, she would have to continue working without pay…

AmeriCorps VISTA Members: At Work With No Pay During the Shutdown

AmeriCorps VISTA Members: At Work With No Pay During the Shutdown
And they earn so little that missing a paycheck means a lot. The Nation Article by Max Rivlin-Nadler During their years of national service, AmeriCorps members deal with long hours and little pay—and that’s when the federal government is working. Due to the government shutdown, members of the AmeriCorps VISTA program…

Government Shutdown Affects Arkansas

The partial shutdown of the US government has led to tens of thousands of employees being sent home, museums and national parks closing but many are now worried about the country's most vulnerable people. Veterans, children and the disabled do, in many cases, rely on federal programs that have now…
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