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Homeless get time to shine with Shakespeare

Homeless get time to shine with Shakespeare
Arkansas Online By Jennifer Nixon Many people pretend the homeless don’t exist. But when they’re standing on a stage, reciting familiar, 500-year-old words, they’re hard to ignore. Shakespeare at the Shelter takes the working homeless, an often invisible population, and puts them square in the spotlight. This is the third…

Programs get grants to help homeless

Two dozen agencies to share $4.3 million in Continuum of Care funds Arkansas Democrat-Gazette By Emily Walkenhorst Although Teronica Snell has only lived at Our House for three months, she’s already felt her life begin to change. She feels supported and more stable than when she was moving from place to…

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

Federal Report Shows More Homeless in Arkansas

Federal Report Shows More Homeless in Arkansas
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development released a report Monday that suggests Arkansas' homelessness problem is growing. Nationwide, HUD's report shows the sluggish economy has somewhat countered a vigorous effort to house the homeless, who now number 633,782, compared with the 636,000 a…

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…

Homeless Shelter Director: ‘There’s never enough space’

Homeless Shelter Director: ‘There’s never enough space’
Our House in Little Rock, Arkansas, is the only shelter in the state specifically geared toward serving working homeless families. NBC News’ Ann Curry talks to Our House Executive Director Georgia Mjartan about the growing number of families seeking her shelter’s help. NBC News Rock Center Visit NBCNews.com for breaking…

Our House Featured in NBC News

Our House Featured in NBC News
Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Rock Center NBC News No Place Like Home: Working families increasingly homeless The face of homelessness in America is changing. Experts say that in the wake of the Great Recession a growing number of working families are becoming…
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