Arkansas Lighthouse Charter Schools is on a mission to ensure that students in the BIPOC community are exposed to agriculture and STEM industries, and the future of these industries as they merge with emerging technologies.
Arkansas organizations are celebrating Black History Month with art exhibitions, film screenings, lectures and a fashion show.
Arkansas PBS and Philander Smith College have partnered for Philander Forward Film Series, a new screening series designed to unite students and communities through films that shed light into the Black experience and the making of Black America.
Arkansas Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders has issued an executive order prohibiting the use of the term “Latinx” throughout the state’s government.
Organizations across Arkansas are hosting various MLK Events this January 17th, 2023 to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Access to financial, educational, healthcare, and childcare resources are the main barriers women in Arkansas face to achieving economic success, according to a recent report by the Arkansas Women’s Commission.
Arkansas governor announces partnership with EducationSuperHighway to address broadband affordability in the state and close the digital divide.
Arkansas native is on a mission to bring diversity and representation to the toy industry with her company Brilliant Girl, which creates dolls and toys that represent realistic little girls of color.
Arkansas man’s journey to becoming the only registered Black Santa in the state is captured in an HBO Max documentary.
Arkansas Hospice will host an online event to raise awareness of specific wellness issues and healthcare initiatives impacting minority communities. The event will be on Wednesday, December 7th, at 12 p.m.
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.
New North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce Director of Business Inclusion Aims to Reach Hispanic Businesses
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.
UA Fayetteville Receives $1.25M Grant to Support Underrepresented Students Interested in STEAM Fields
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.