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Podcast Interview - William Summers, V., Chairman of KHC’s Board of Directors

Podcast Interview - William Summers, V., Chairman of KHC’s Board of Directors

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.

Simply Home—Affordable Housing Creates Good Neighbors

Teachers have a really demanding job, not just meeting the diverse needs of children and young people all day, but working long hours, juggling administrative work, grading papers and projects, and managing expectations from students, parents, peers, and administrators. Teachers have a heart to reach children by helping them learn, create, grow, and invest in their dreams.

Third-World Conditions in a Twenty-First Century America

Each year, KHC and our partners conduct the K-Count, an annual count of homeless adults and families across the state, to monitor the homeless situation in Kentucky. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requires this count to demonstrate the need for resources for housing and services for homeless persons in each community. This year, I thought it would be beneficial to participate in the K-Count, to actually search for and talk with those who found themselves homeless. I would like to thank the staff of Welcome House of Northern Kentucky for allowing me to participate in their count, and the Emergency Shelter of Northern Kentucky for allowing me to visit their facility. My experience left me heartbroken, hopeful, and determined.