Lost wages due the to pandemic has led many Marshallese to seek emergency rental assistance to avoid eviction. When applying for help, they face roadblocks like the language barrier, technology and waiting weeks for approval.
The Marshallese Educational Initiative is hosting a series of events June 29-July 1 to mark the 75th anniversary of the first nuclear test on Bikini Atoll.
A nearly $4 million grant will support efforts to improve health literacy and reduce health disparities among Latino and Marshallese communities in Northwest Arkansas.
University of Arkansas students are sharing the story of the state’s Marshallese community through the Arkansas Atoll podcast.
A bill that would have allowed Marshallese migrants who are not citizens to become police officers failed in committee due to a lack of votes.
A bill that would allow Marshallese migrants to become police officers has been tabled so it can be amended before being presented in committee again.
An Arkansas legislator has filed a bill that would allow Marshallese migrants who are not U.S. citizens to apply to become police officers.
A federal COVID-19 relief package restores Medicaid access to Marshallese migrants who have been disproportionately impacted by the pandemic.
Arkansas United’s Essential Workers Fund has helped more than 800 families impacted by the pandemic. However, 300 remain on a waiting list.
The Arkansas Coalition of Marshallese has organized a community event to make sure people have food for Thanksgiving.
In this episode of the Affirmative Action podcast, we discuss some of the factors contributing to the virus having a big impact on minority communities and what can be done to help them.