Tiny houses in Kansas City Give Homeless Veterans a Place to Call Home
June 10, 2020
"Homeless veteran." It's a stinging coupling of words in a nation that prides itself on the reverence placed on military service. Unfortunately, reverence doesn't keep out the rain. Enter a community group in Kansas City, Mo., that believes tiny houses will provide thousands of the city's veterans a home.
VCP Resident Receives Purple Heart and Invitation to State of the Union Address
February 06, 2020
A “chance encounter” at an Olathe movie theater brought Michael Williams, a Wounded Warrior Fellow working for U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids, into Army veteran recipient Kyle Prellberg’s life. This week, Prellberg accompanied Davids as a guest at the State of the Union address.
Veterans Community Project Celebrates Village Completion
December 03, 2019
With the flip of a switch, the Veterans Community Project celebrated the completion of its tiny home village at East 89th Street and Troost Avenue. The milestone was years in the making. What started as a mission to house homeless veterans has grown into a full suite of support services, from medical care to free bus passes.
Group Turns to Tiny Houses to End Vet Homelessness
July 19, 2019
On any given night, more than 37,000 veterans are homeless in the United States. Stephanie Ruhle speaks with former Missouri Secretary of State and former U.S. Army Intel Officer Jason Kander about what he’s doing about it.