Cassi Yamashita, director of Community Services, presented the second installment of The MEO Minute on The Maui Daily on Wednesday, Nov. 10. The focus of her report was on the housing assistance available.
The Nov. 10 Maui Daily can be viewed at https://cloud.castus.tv/vod/akaku/video/618c68c3c3c0a700091fa99f?page=HOME
*About Maui Economic Opportunity*
Maui Economic Opportunity, Inc., is a nonprofit agency that’s part of the national Community Action Partnership network, whose goal is to help low income individuals and families and disenfranchised people help themselves and transform their lives. Chartered in 1965, MEO offers more than 40 programs that assist low income people, kupuna, youths, persons with disabilities, immigrants and other disenfranchised individuals. MEO runs the Human Services transportation program and the Maui Bus paratransit system and Head Start preschools, as well as programs that offer kupuna socialization and information; rent, mortgage and utility assistance; Spanish interpretation and translation; entrepreneurial and financial basics; inmate reintegration into the community after release; and youth anti-drinking, -bullying and -suicide prevention. For more information about the entire array of programs, visit meoinc.org or call (808) 249-2990.