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UCA Hosts Service-Day Activities to Commemorate MLK Day

CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas will host volunteer activities in honor of the 25th annual Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service. On Monday, Jan. 20, from noon to 3 p.m., volunteers will meet at the Conway Ministry Center to clean and prepare warming stations for homeless patrons to use and to …

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Project Homeless Connect

CAPCA to Host “Project Homeless Connect” Event in Conway January 23

The Community Action Program for Central Arkansas (CAPCA) will be hosting the “Project Homeless Connect” outreach event on Thursday, January 23, 2020, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Greater Pleasant Branch Baptist Church, 601 Spruce Street, in Conway. Project Homeless Connect is a community-wide effort spearheaded by CAPCA to make available to those facing homelessness …

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CAFTA

CAFTA hosts Winter Make and Take fundraising event with Saint Peter’s Artists Collective

Conway, AR – Dec. 2, 2019 – CAFTA, the Conway Alliance for the Arts, will host a Winter Make & Take event at Saint Peter’s Episcopal Church Parish Hall at 925 Mitchell St. on Thursday, Dec. 12, from 7-9 p.m. This event will be held in collaboration with Saint Peter’s Artists Collective. Guests will enjoy …

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UCA News

UCA to Host Public Discussion About Homelessness in Conway

CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Poverty Studies Working Group, in partnership with the Conway Homelessness Task Force, will host a public roundtable discussion on homelessness Wednesday, Nov. 6, from 6-7:30 p.m. at UCA Downtown. Participants will have the opportunity to join a small group discussion to share their perspectives on homelessness and listen …

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Addressing the homeless and panhandlers

Editor’s Note: I asked Phillip Fletcher, Executive Director of City of Hope Outreach, if he would address panhandlers in Conway. Many of the panhandlers are among our homeless. Phillip dives into the top. The context in which we live is fraught with difficulties.  I wonder if our eyes are open to recognize the difficulties people …

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