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Spring Initiative Kids lede
Kim Davis January 15, 2020
By creating opportunity for youth, a region’s potential grows.
Netherlands NWA Cycling 2
Aubrey Patterson January 7, 2020
As the region grapples with how to build safer, accessible cycling infrastructure, the Dutch provide a blueprint for success.
In the Field. Lori Armistead 5
Lori Armistead December 30, 2019
All students deserve an education that can lift them toward opportunity. It's my job to help that happen.
Stories from the Delta. Higher Purpose. Tim Lampkin 5
Sheldon Alberts December 19, 2019
Higher Purpose Co. trains and mentors underserved and underestimated entrepreneurs.
Innovative Schools. Build UP 15
Ruben Morris December 16, 2019
At Build UP in Birmingham, Alabama, students earn a diploma, a degree and the deed to properties they helped renovate.
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It's not what you gather in life, but what you scatter in life, that tells the kind of life you have lived.
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