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In the latest podcast with Jonathan Kumar—a user experience designer by trade, and founder of several projects to solve social issues—speaks with KHC’s executive director, Edwin King, about Samaritan. Samaritan is a mobile app that enables Seattle city-goers to invest directly and compassionately into individuals around them struggling through homelessness. Bluetooth beacons, through the Samaritan app, collect donations that the beacon holders can use with the help of a counselor. Jonathan will be a keynote speaker for #KAHC19, on Friday, September 13, 2019.
In this podcast, Jon Petz—Performance engagement, motivational and business leadership coach, and keynote speaker and author of Significance In Simple Moments—talks with KHC’s Edwin King about having a performance mindset, engagement, and the Miracles and Magic Foundation that helps children with life-threatening illness have some fun and entertainment with magicians around the world who come together for these events.
In this podcast, Glenn Lundy, Host of Rise and Grind and Keynote at 2019 Kentucky Affordable Housing Conference, talks with KHC’s Executive Director, Edwin King, about formerly being behind bars and homeless and his triumphant story of success. He is an automotive expert and leader serving as general manager at Dan Cummins Chevrolet Buick in Central Kentucky and is a national mentor who teaches us about inspiration and motivation, and about personal branding, business strategies, and more. Glenn is the powerful force, creator, and host of the morning show, Rise and Grind and will share his morning routine for success.
In this podcast, “The Housing Industry and Federal Housing Finance Reform” KHC’s Executive Director, Edwin King, talks with the executive director of the National Council of State Housing Agencies, Stockton Williams, to discuss insights on housing finance reform and the recently issued IRS guidance for projects that provide homes to at-risk populations.
In this podcast, Executive Director, Edwin King, talks with Barry Noffsinger, a leader in the manufactured housing industry with over 20 years of experience, including financial services. Together, they discuss how the image of manufactured housing is changing, along with the challenges and opportunities as an affordable housing solution.
In this podcast, “Partnerships for Purpose and Impact” KHC’s Executive Director, Edwin King, talks with executive director of the Tennessee Housing Development Agency, Ralph Perrey, to discuss how these two similar state housing finance agencies, with a shared border, Fort Campbell military base, are partnering together to meet unique needs and talk about a Nashville housing model that will serve veterans through a unique partnership with Operation Stand Down Tennessee and others.
In this podcast, “KHC’s New QAP Innovation Pool and Innovative Project Awards” Executive Director, Edwin King, talks with Kentucky Housing Corporation’s Jeremy Ratliff, general counsel and deputy executive director overseeing Legal Services and Compliance and Tracy Thurston, managing director of Multifamily Programs and Asset Management, talk about improvements to the Qualified Allocation Plan and the very first Innovation Pool and the funding awards for four new, exciting, and replicable projects that will meet unique needs.
In this podcast, “Insight and Building on Success with KHC’s Leadership,” Executive Director, Edwin King, talks with Kentucky Housing Corporation’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.
In this podcast, Kentucky Housing Corporation's (KHC) Executive Director, Edwin King, sits down with Ryan Quarles—who has served as the Commissioner of the Department of Agriculture for the Commonwealth of Kentucky since 2015. Under Commissioner Quarles leadership, several new, innovative programs have been developed or expanded, including initiatives to combat hunger and connect Kentucky farmers to new markets, and expanding the Homegrown By Heroes program, which was launched by Kentucky Department of Agriculture in 2013, to support Kentucky Proud for home-grown products and veteran farmers. for more information about the Kentucky Hunger Initiative, please visit their website at www.kyagr.com/hunger/#Goals.
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.
In part two podcast about the K-Count of Kentucky’s homeless population, Kentucky Housing Corporation's (KHC) Executive Director, Edwin King, sits down with Caleb Rose who currently serves as the housing and outreach coordinator for the Pennyroyal Veteran’s Center in Hopkinsville, Kentucky to talk about his experience in working with veterans who need help, hope, and housing.
In part one of two K-Count podcasts about homelessness in the state, Kentucky Housing Corporation's (KHC) Executive Director, Edwin King, sits down with Beverly Isom, who currently serves as the homeless services manager at the Kentucky Communities Economic Opportunity Council (KCEOC) Community Action Partnership, to talk about her experience and perspective in working directly with individuals and families who are homeless or at-risk, and provides community support programs.
Kentucky Housing Corporation's Executive Director, Edwin King, sits down with Jacob Tamme, who is a former American football tight end and advocate of homes for wounded U.S. veterans who will be a keynote speaker during our 2018 Kentucky Affordable Housing Conference—The Power of Housing is Now—on Tuesday and Wednesday, August 21 and 22, in Lexington, Kentucky. Together, Tamme and his wife Allison co-founded the Swings for Soldiers Classic in 2010. Each year, they are joined by friends, family, and many volunteers to help produce an amazing event that benefits a great organization - Homes for Our Troops. In eight years, they have raised over $800,000 for the charity.
Kentucky Housing Corporation's Executive Director, Edwin King, sits down with Cara Brookins. She is best known as the mom who built her own house using YouTube tutorials. She has been entertaining, educating, and inspiring audiences with her keynotes and presentations since 2004, and will be a plenary speaker during our 2018 Kentucky Affordable Housing Conference—The Power of Housing is Now—on Tuesday and Wednesday, August 21 and 22, in Lexington, Kentucky.