KC Star Highlights HALO Summer Showcase

See video coverage here A local newspaper, the Kansas City Star, covered HALO’s Summer Showcase Celebration Thursday, July 28. Reporter Mará Rose Williams highlighted how the evening was focused on youth who “celebrated their gifts” and demonstrated their empowerment.               Williams also conveyed HALO’s mission of housing, healing, and education and how the youth highlighted …

HALO Honors June Volunteer of the Month Brandon Gerken

HALO honors volunteer Brandon Gerken for his continued involvement in many behind the scenes tasks over the years. Everything from hanging artwork, to putting together furniture, assisting with an office move, leading a youth workshop, to even playing guitar for our talented HALO youth, we appreciate his dedication to HALO. Thank you, Brandon! If you would like to get involved …

2014 Fashion Show Highlight: Paul Mitchell Cosmetology Workshop

Paul Mitchell instructors begin the Cosmetology Workshop by showing pictures of different makeup designs. This week’s workshop is about makeup application and techniques, but the HALO Center youth have also learned about updos, hair art, using hair tools and much more. The workshop is part of a series of programming preparing youth for the upcoming Independent Swag Fashion Show.   …