New policies implemented by President Joe Biden’s administration will impact Arkansas immigrants and refugees.
A ‘stand your ground’ bill has passed the Arkansas Senate and now heads to the Arkansas House Judiciary Committee.
HWOA is hosting a live, virtual watch party for the inauguration. The watch party will be followed by a live forum called The Arkansas Latino Vote.
Arkansas teachers are continuing to learn new platforms and adapt to teaching remotely amid the pandemic.
The report includes 27 recommendations for police reform including enhancing accountability for excessive force and increasing annual mandatory bias training.
DACA applications are being accepted again, but the filing fee can be a barrier. A GoFundMe fundraiser has been created to help Arkansas applicants.
Arkansas artists are receiving funding to support their work which includes the creation of music, poetry, theatre and food.
Arkansas United’s Essential Workers Fund has helped more than 800 families impacted by the pandemic. However, 300 remain on a waiting list.
An immigrant advocacy group is helping Spanish-speakers navigate the application process for the new Arkansas Fresh Start program.
A large number of minority voters and candidates participated in the 2020 Election in Arkansas.