It’s March in the Bluegrass. Chances are, even if you’re not a sports fan, you know that means it’s NCAA March Madness time. Ah, yes. Basketball! This year, four Kentucky teams made it into the men’s tournament—UK, Louisville, NKU, and my alma mater, the Murray State Racers! On the women’s side, UK and Louisville also made it in. Congrats to all of these teams! Your hard work throughout the year has paid off.
In this podcast, “Insight and Building on Success with KHC’s Leadership,” Executive Director, Edwin King, talks with KHC’s Board Chair, William E. Summers, V., who has served as Chair since August 2008, about coming through the housing crisis, growing through change and innovation, and addressing housing needs for growing populations.
We have selected five of the most read blog posts or listened-to podcasts on Strategic Housing.
In this podcast, Kentucky Housing Corporation's (KHC) Executive Director, Edwin King, sits down with Rob Perez, creator of DV8 (Deviate) Kitchen—a restaurant with a heart and mission that gives second chance employment to those in substance abuse recovery trying to redirect their lives, so they will “deviate” from addiction. This model of opportunity and accountability breaks barriers of poverty and empowers employees to learn the trade of baking to live self-sufficiently. This Lexington, Kentucky model is receiving national attention because of its life changing food.
In this podcast, Kentucky Housing Corporation's (KHC) Executive Director, Edwin King, sits down with housing partner, Jim King, who serves as the executive director of Fahe, which is an organization leading the mission to eliminate persistent poverty in Appalachia. Together, they to talk about poverty, barriers, opportunities, and strategies for individuals and families through empowerment and programs to meet very unique housing needs in Eastern Kentucky and the Appalachian Region.