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.

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Tackling Food Insecurity, Improving Outcomes

Tackling Food Insecurity, Improving Outcomes

Patty Barker, Arkansas No Kid Hungry Campaign Director Access to healthy food isn’t a luxury for Arkansas families. It’s a necessity for children’s long-term success. Studies show students who struggle with persistent hunger report lower math scores as well as higher...

What is Home Visiting?

What is Home Visiting?

Whether teaching positive parenting skills or helping caregivers secure child care, the Arkansas Home Visiting Network (AHVN) is focused on providing quality, evidence-based services to help families during pregnancy and until their kids enter kindergarten. Tyra...

Our Impact

communities

more children with healthy beginnings

more children in home visiting

more children in quality child care