Michael Webb

Scholarship Year: 2020

Current Employment

  • McLarty Scholar. Vital Voices Global Partnership

Awards

  • Recognized at Emerging Leader by Leadership Kansas (2018)

Michael Webb is from Overland Park, Kansas and is a member of a team of first-year Clinton School students working with the Arkansas Homeless Coalition. The team is assessing the effectiveness of the coalition’s pilot transportation program – the Transportation Alliance Project (TAP) – through focus groups and interviews while coordinating with 13 nonprofits that case manage homeless services and are partnering on the project. TAP is a pilot fare agreement program led by the Arkansas Homeless Coalition, the Little Rock Mayor’s Office and Rock Region Metro Transportation Division.  The goal of the project is to provide free, reliable transportation to help improve lives and ultimately allow homeless individuals to move into stable housing arrangements.

Webb graduated with a degree in business management from Emporia State University where he served as Student Body President. His volunteer experience includes Habitat for Humanity and Won by One, Jamaica. His public service interests include housing insecurity, economic development, and income inequality.