Stories

March 29, 2024

Year of Belonging & Bridging

EngageNWA at the Northwest Arkansas Council is proud to announce a “Year of Belonging and Bridging.” This pilot initiative marks a significant step forward in the organization's work to bring diverse people, organizations and communities together.

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April 2, 2023

Welcoming Week NWA 2023

A successful Welcoming Week NWA 2023 brought dozens of opportunities for connection and community-building among the region’s residents – so many opportunities, in fact, that the annual event’s title is quickly becoming a misnomer.

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June 9, 2023

Embracing Pride

Celebrate Pride Month in Northwest Arkansas by participating in a range of engaging activities and showing support for the LGBTQ+ community. In this blog post, we are highlighting Pride events and LGBTQ+-owned businesses that are part of our community.

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May 2, 2022

Shine a Light

Antisemitism has never gone away, bringing hatred and violence to Jews throughout history and leaching into other prejudices into the present day, several Northwest Arkansas Jewish community members and experts said in recent weeks.

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March, 11, 2022

Welcoming Week 2022

Welcoming Week NWA is an annual event that brings together NWA Leadership Pledge supporters and the broader community to build strong connections and affirm the importance of welcoming and inclusive places in achieving collective prosperity.

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February 25, 2022

2022 Diversity Report

Join us for the next Onward Ozarks to learn how greater diversity, equity and inclusion contributes to the richness of the Northwest Arkansas community. Northwest Arkansas has grown rapidly over the last several decades, contributing to increased diversity across all levels.

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June 25, 2021

Celebrating American Citizenship

On June 17, EngageNWA partnered with Arkansas United to celebrate new American citizens. The event was possible through EngageNWA’s membership with Welcoming America and a national campaign by Old Navy.

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