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E8 Communities in Arkansas are improving health and education outcomes for their children.
A child’s first 3 years build the foundation for future learning, behavior, and health.
Excel by Eight hosts Spring 2023 Learning Community
Excel by Eight hosted its semiannual Learning Community at the end of April, bringing together more than 50 people from its six communities to share network connections, celebrate accomplishments, and discuss resources that can move their local community development plans forward and help children thrive.
2023 Legislative Session Update: Key Bills Passed and Their Implications for Our Work
The 94th General Assembly of the Arkansas State Legislature concluded a productive and eventful session in April, resulting in the passage of significant bills that will have a substantial impact on our state. Excel by Eight closely monitored the progress of several bills introduced during the session that are relevant to our policy agenda and its four focus areas: healthy beginnings, supported families, early childhood education, and maternal health.
Excel by Eight Welcomes Tori Scott as Communities Manager
Tori Scott has been named communities manager for Excel by Eight. Tori will help design and implement strategies in Independence County and the city of Little Rock that organize and engage individuals and organizations to build strong resource grids in their communities.