Marking Mental Health Action Day

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected everyone in one way or another. We have been tested as a nation, as communities, as a workforce and as parents. A 2021 study by the American Psychological Association (APA) looked at the mental and physical health of Americans one...

Seeking Communications 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...

Child Care Challenges in Rural Arkansas

Children begin learning before they are even born. The brain development that takes place during the early part of a child’s life is the foundation of learning, behavior, and health. Quality educational settings and early child care are key to maximizing brain...