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LR board OKs funds to aid kids and ex-felons

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette By: Chelsea Boozer The Little Rock Board of Directors approved another round of funding for summer youth and felon re-entry programs Tuesday, and expanded the areas in the city where food trucks can operate. In the past, city directors have questioned what methods are used to gauge the success…

Putting parolees back to work through Little Rock’s Reentry Program

Putting parolees back to work through Little Rock’s Reentry Program
KATV - Breaking News, Weather and Razorback Sports "You're not defined by your past, you have to look forward to your future," said Summerville.  "Don't let your past hinder you with anything that you do in life." LITTLE ROCK (KATV) - Life fresh out of prison is not easy to…

August & September 2013 Newsletter

August & September 2013 Newsletter
In this Issue: Summer Youth Program Sponsor Highlight: U.S. Pizza Co. Volunteer Highlight: Vicki Lund teaches music class to summer program youth. Learning Center summer workshops My Shadow: 12 year old Our Club member Nicole job shadows photographer Amanda Woods for a day. View past newsletters here.

Health and Wellness Day Saturday in Little Rock

Arkansas Matters LITTLE ROCK, AR (News release) - The second annual Health and Wellness Day will take place at Our House Saturday, September 21.  Health and Wellness Day, sponsored by the Blue & You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas, educates clients and their families on leading healthy lifestyles. The event…

July 2013 Newsletter

July 2013 Newsletter
In this Issue: Learning Center highlights: GED and High School graduates 16 year old shelter resident is honored in Washington DC for her achievement in her high school competition. Little Learners Partners: TIPS and PLAY Children's Center Progress

LR Set to Spend $318,000 to Help Ex-Cons

LR Set to Spend $318,000 to Help Ex-Cons
Fox 16 Channel News LITTLE ROCK, AR -- The city of Little rock wants to keep former convicts from ending up back behind bars. Tuesday afternoon, the Board of Directors heard details about a plan to spend more than $300,000 on "re-entry programs" to benefit the community. The programs would…

Snyder Environmental, Our House Join to Match Jobs

Snyder Environmental, Our House Join to Match Jobs
Source: Steve Schaeffer, Arkansas Construction Education Foundation Like well-matched couples, program partners sometimes just seem to come together. Such is the case with a new construction job training program scheduled to launch in January that joins homeless shelter Our House of Little Rock and contractor Snyder Environmental to meet complementary…

July 2012 Newsletter

July 2012 Newsletter
In this issue: Learning Center highlight Job Training program Hire Our House Learning Center clients Client Profile: Cynthia Client Profile: Same Our House's 25th Anniversary New Program: Central Arkansas Family Stability Institute Songbird Project View past newsletters here.

February & March 2012 Newsletter

February & March 2012 Newsletter
Volunteer Profile: eStem Client Profile: Our House thanks two residents who also volunteer To the Learning Center, From anonymous client AmeriCorps Week: Our House's CIA, VISTA comes to Our House View past newsletters here.
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