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Count Arkansas for Educational Opportunity

Count Arkansas for Educational Opportunity

“Hello, Rep. Hill,” Reyna Marquez says, smiling and shaking the policymaker’s hand. “Can I take a picture with you?” Planning to one day attend law school, she had passed out copies of the U.S. Constitution before Arkansas Rep. French Hill’s speech to meet like-minded...

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Why the 2020 Census Matters

Why the 2020 Census Matters

The census matters. But do you know why? Estimates show that that a one percent undercount of Arkansas in 2020 may result in up to $750 million in lost funds over a 10-year period. Watch our video to learn more about why an accurate and representative 2020 U.S. Census...

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Not Another Lunch and Learn

Not Another Lunch and Learn

As I pulled the plastic wrap off my soggy vegetarian sandwich, my third in as many days, the thought crossed my mind, “What are we getting done here?” Another report-out from a beleaguered nonprofit leader working to address a persistent challenge in Arkansas—maybe it...

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