Host Jeremy C. Park talks with Jeremy Wooldridge, CEO of Crowley’s Ridge Development Council (CRDC) and Arkansas State Representative, who highlights the Arkansas Community Action Agency serving the needs of citizens in Northeast Arkansas. Collaborating with local, state, and national agencies, CRDC provides a broad range of direct, anti-poverty services for moderate to low-income community members to reduce the effects of poverty and to empower individuals, families, and communities to meet the challenges of today and the changes of tomorrow.
During the interview, Jeremy discusses some of their programs that focus on family development, affordable housing security, health and nutrition, substance abuse treatment and prevention measures, supporting senior citizen independence, and community and economic development. He talks about the importance of community service, professionally and personally, and the impact of their efforts, as well as how the community can get involved.
Visit http://www.crdcnea.org to learn more.