Amy Allison Thompson is the Executive Director of the Poverello Center, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing food, shelter, clothing and other essential services to the hungry and homeless population in and around Missoula, MT. In today’s conversation we get the pandemic state of play from Amy’s perspective, debunk some of the pernicious myths about homelessness and learn more about Amy’s approach to leading a perpetually resource-constrained, yet vital community organization. Full transcript available here: https://umt.box.com/s/txi75jebod78rxacyc1rc31k51lzbwui
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Amy Allison Thompson leads the Poverello Center
A New Angle
A New Angle is a current affairs Montana Public Radio program and podcast celebrating cool people doing awesome things in and around Montana. We live in the College of Business at the University of Montana. New episodes drop every Thursday. Recent and upcoming guests include Academy Award-winning actor J.K. Simmons, US Senator Jon Tester, Montana Governor Greg Gianforte, Cheryl Strayed (best-selling author of Wild), NYT Columnist Maureen Dowd, and many others.
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