Excel by Eight is focused on building a reliable resource grid, where all Arkansas families and communities have what they need to help children thrive.

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E8 Communities in Arkansas are improving health and education outcomes for their children.

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A child’s first 3 years build the foundation for future learning, behavior, and health.

OUR POLICY AGENDA
Seeking Early Childhood Education Campaign Director

Seeking Early Childhood Education Campaign Director

Excel by Eight (E8) envisions a state where all children have access to quality health care and education that maximizes their full potential, regardless of gender, income, race/ethnicity, disability, or geography. We are committed to increasing children’s health and...

Equipping Kids with Life Skills

Equipping Kids with Life Skills

A long-time youth mentor, Coach Larry Clark, Sr. understands the critical need for all children and families to have access to year-round educational opportunities and supportive services. It’s why he founded Life Skills for Youth (LSY) in 2006. Under his leadership,...

Our Impact

communities

more children with healthy beginnings

more children in Home Visiting

more children in quality child care