There are only four Hispanic head coaches in Division I men’s basketball, and Arkansas State’s Mike Balado is one of them.
Teachers and students across the state need additional support and resources to properly manage the rising percentage of kids with anxiety and depression in the state, according to a new survey.
Local TV show Cafecito + Charla is attempting to bridge the gap between Spanish-speaking parents and the Springdale School District.
A two-day event designed to reduce barriers to participation in trails, cycling and active transportation activities is returning to Northwest Arkansas.
Black, Hispanic, and women patients in Arkansas are more likely to face insurance barriers when trying to access a cholesterol-lowering heart medicine, according to a new report.
Arkansas’ first and only Black-led venture capital firm will invest a $15 million inaugural fund in boosting tech-driven companies led by BIPOC female entrepreneurs.
Founder and CEO of Arkansas-based technology startup FR8relay Aayush Thakur was recently accepted into the Forbes Business Council, the foremost growth and networking organization for successful business owners and leaders worldwide.
Sin Límites!, an afterschool program helping elementary Latino students to develop reading and writing skills in their home language. National reports have noted that Latino students are severely behind in reading with the pandemic, and this program is trying to help close that gap.
The North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce is aiming to expand its reach to underrepresented communities with its new Director of Business Inclusion, Jorge Gonzalez.
The Arkansas Department of Human Services has added materials in Spanish and Marshallese to its online Update Arkansas toolkits as part of an ongoing campaign to encourage Medicaid clients to make sure their contact information is up-to-date before the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency ends.
SEPA recently awarded the University of Arkansas a 5-year grant to advance opportunities for students and teachers in the Delta interested in STEAM fields.
A new health literacy program seeks to connect Marshallese and Hispanic in Arkansas with information, resources, and healthcare services.
The Department of Education has awarded Arkansas Tech University a $2 million grant to help students with children continue their education.
The Northwest Arkansas population is looking more and more diverse as racial and ethnic minorities are expected to represent nearly one-third of the region’s population by 2026, according to a new report.
Centro Hispano’s new mentorship program connects 26 Latino high school students with working professionals.
Organizations throughout Arkansas are inviting the public to participate in a variety of celebrations for Día de los Muertos.
A non-profit organization in Little Rock is working to eliminate the educational barriers for students who come from Spanish-speaking households.
Northwest Arkansas’ newest bank will reshape the banking experience for the growing Hispanic population in the region.
Arkansans join the national celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. Click to find an event or celebration near you!
NWA’s Double Your Dollar program will now provide promotional efforts and nutritional information in English, Spanish, and Marshallese.
Arkansas could be looking at a historic win in the upcoming November elections as two Hispanic candidates are in the election.
High-achieving students from underrepresented communities are less likely to be nominated for gifted programs, according to a new study.
A Washington County deputy made history when he became the first Marshallese civilian in Arkansas to graduate from the Law Enforcement Training Academy.
The Northwest Arkansas Community College’s LIFE program recently received a grant from the Walton Family Foundation to continue growing its near-peer mentorship program for Latino youth.
The Hispanic Center (El Centro Hispano) in Jonesboro recently added three new Spanish-speaking community health workers.