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Yee-Lin Lai January 9, 2023
In Northwest Arkansas, the Walton Family Foundation is supporting workforce development that promotes inclusive growth and fills employers’ needs
Yee-Lin Lai December 6, 2022
In Northwest Arkansas, local workforce development organizations are building pathways for underserved residents to better-paying careers
Kim Davis September 19, 2022
Along the left bank of the Mississippi River, something exciting is brewing. The river itself is a marvel, a super-charged vehicle for commerce, transportation and agriculture. And the land surrounding it? Some of the richest soil in the world.
For children experiencing trauma, Bentonville’s Hope Academy offers an innovative school model for learning – and healing
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Basana Chhetri June 21, 2022
Following a successful mask-making push, INTERFORM expands into small-batch production
Promoting the highest level of design in Arkansas’ Benton and Washington counties
Kim Davis May 9, 2022
The foundation launches a forward-looking, five-year strategy in the region, anchored by community input
Yee-Lin Lai April 12, 2022
Upskill NWA provides tuition funding, childcare and transportation to help workers transition from low-paying jobs into high-demand, higher-paying careers