Arkansans are tough. We know when to lend a hand. We know how to roll up our sleeves and get the job done. We know what’s right. This is our state. These are our values. We are Arkansas Strong.
Arkansas Strong advances a more responsible and resilient Arkansas by informing the public about issues facing our people, lifting up the stories of everyday Arkansas heroes, and promoting the values that make our state special.
Celebrating the Strength of Arkansas
Teacher Gwen Faulkenberry spoke to the House Education Committee on behalf of rural children, who make up the vast majority of school kids in Arkansas. She hoped to educate lawmakers on what education means to regular folks, but instead they taught her a painful lesson.
We got to speak to Blackbelt Voices creator and co-host, Arkansas native Adena J. White, on the idea behind Blackbelt Voices, the contradictions of living in the South and what we can look forward to on the next season of Blackbelt Voices.
Arkansas, one of only three states without a hate crimes law, is working to protect victims of hate-based crimes with bipartisan legislation.
All Arkansans deserve to live freely without fear of violence due to one’s race, religion, sexual orientation, or gender identity.
Are you a parent or caretaker worried about your child’s learning options this fall? Take our survey and share your plans for in-person schooling or virtual schooling.
Buying milk form neighbors up the road. Enjoying freshly bread baked by a friend. Raising heritage livestock amid pristine Ozark views. For Lindi Phillips, these choices reinforce the social fabric of rural America, right here in Arkansas.
“Health before all else.” Being willing to do the hard thing for her family’s wellbeing but also the health of the region shows Arkansans how our choices matter to the land, to the air, to our communities, and more.
WHAT WE DO
Inform Arkansans on issues that impact their lives
Celebrate the stories of all our people
Empower Arkansans to band together and fight for a stronger state
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