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Our House Partners with Clinton School to Publish Research Report

Our House Partners with Clinton School to Publish Research Report
In 2016, Our House partnered with the Clinton School of Public Service's Center on Community Philanthropy and their first Researcher in Residence, Dr. Muthusami Kumaran, to publish a paper outlining the success of our Two-Generation approach model of resolving homelessness. The paper was published in September 2017, and can be…

Editorial: We Hate to See You Go

This editorial was originally published in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette on August 23rd. We're excited to share this thoughtful piece with you as we begin a period of exciting changes at Our House.  

Head of Little Rock homeless shelter steps down

Head of Little Rock homeless shelter steps down
Click here to read the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette's story. By Jeannie Roberts Photo by Benjamin Krain August 17, 2017 Georgia Mjartan, executive director of the Little Rock homeless shelter Our House, announced Wednesday that she is stepping down from the post after 12 years with the organization and her replacement has…

A Message from the Our House Leadership

From Georgia Mjartan, Executive Director: I am writing to you today to share the news that I am leaving Our House after 12 wonderful and life-changing years. My husband Dominik will become CEO of a community development bank in Columbia, South Carolina, so along with our three young children we…

Georgia Mjartan named as one of Southern Living’s Southerners of the Year

Georgia Mjartan named as one of Southern Living’s Southerners of the Year
Click here to read Southern Living's article Little Rock, AR When Georgia Mjartan was asked to take over Our House, Little Rock’s primary homeless shelter, in 2005, she walked into a flood-damaged building that was even more under water financially. Now, Mjartan had breathed new life into the organization, which…

Our House opens renovated Career Center in Little Rock

Our House opens renovated Career Center in Little Rock
KTHV   LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- People who live on the streets or face being homeless now have a place to look for work. Our House opened its newly renovated Career Center on Wednesday. The center provides job training, job search help, financial literacy courses, and life skills training…

Arkansas Times: 2015 Big Ideas for Families in Needs

Arkansas Times: 2015 Big Ideas for Families in Needs
Pair foster families with biological families in a mentoring program By Georgia Mjartan * This article was Published in the Arkansas Times Big Ideas for Arkansas 2015 Edition. To read other big ideas click here Foster families are sometimes referred to as resource families, since our job as foster parents is…
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