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Carol Silva Moralez Appointed President / CEO Upskill NWA

Upskill NWA Appoints Carol Silva Moralez As President / CEO

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Meet The Board | Mark Snodgrass

Each month, we will be featuring one member of the Excellerate Foundation Board. Our September board member highlight is Mark Snodgrass.

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Time-Tested Upskill NWA Program Combines College Assistance with Career Placement

Time-Tested Upskill NWA Program Combines College Assistance with Career Placement

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Meet the Board | Melody Martens

Each month, we will be featuring one member of the Excellerate Foundation Board. Our August board member highlight is Melody Martens.

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Job Posting - Upskill NWA - Career Navigator

The Career Navigator assists and supports the participants successful educational development and employment placement through the improvement of their academic skills and job readiness as part of the upskilling program. Working as part of a team, they provide case management, academic support and career guidance to participants throughout the training and placement process.

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Northwest Arkansas group gearing up to upgrade work skills

Northwest Arkansas group gearing up to upgrade work skills with higher paying jobs the goal.

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Upskill NWA to retrain workers for open jobs

A new organization, Upskill NWA, is launching to train and equip low-income workers for new career opportunities.

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Meet the Board | Susan Goss

Each month, we will be featuring one member of the Excellerate Foundation Board. Our July board member highlight is Susan Goss, LMFT, LPC.

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NWA Council focuses on workforce development, talent attraction, affordable housing

Northwest Arkansas group gearing up to upgrade work skills with higher paying jobs the goal.

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Upskill NWA Launches to Create Career Opportunities for Low-Income Workers

Upskill NWA—a new organization that will expand the local workforce for high demand industries—is launching in Northwest Arkansas to provide a path to higher wage jobs for lower income families. Excellerate Foundation and Walton Family Foundation are providing $3M for a three-year roll out phase.

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Meet the Board | Ana Echegoyen

Each month, we will be featuring one member of the Excellerate Foundation Board. Our June board member highlight is Ana Echegoyen.

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Rental Assistance Recipient Shares Experience with Hark

Hark at Excellerate Foundation Community Liaison, Joe Collura, sits down with Kylie Marshall who was kind enough to share her experience working with Hark and the Rental Assistance program.

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Meet the Board | Stephen Dacus

Each month, we will be featuring one member of the Excellerate Foundation Board. Our May board member highlight is Stephen Dacus.

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Meet The Board | James Hawkins II, PhD, LPC

Each month, we will be featuring one member of the Excellerate Foundation Board. Our April board member highlight is James Hawkins II, PhD, LPC

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Benton County Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) Program

In partnership with Benton County, Excellerate Foundation will distribute federal funds to provide Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) to residents.

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Meet The Board | Rick Parsons

Each month, we will be featuring one member of the Excellerate Foundation Board. Our March board member highlight is Rick Parsons.

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Meet The Board | Celia Swanson

Each month, we will be featuring one member of the Excellerate Foundation Board. Our February board member highlight is Celia Swanson.

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Meet The Board | Trey Carter

Each month, we will be featuring one member of the Excellerate Foundation Board. Our first feature in the new year is our newly elected Vice Chair, Trey Carter.

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Meet The Board | Henry Ho

Each month, we will be featuring one member of the Excellerate Foundation Board. This month we are featuring our newly appointed Chairman, Henry Ho.

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Meet The Board | Steve Lane

Each month, we will be featuring one member of the Excellerate Foundation Board. First up, our Chairman, Steve Lane.

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Susan Upchurch Named CFO

Excellerate Foundation Names Susan Upchurch Chief Financial Officer

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Excellerate Foundation Deploys $2.5 Million in Response to Pandemic

With a new name to reflect its renewed mission, Excellerate is helping thousands in Northwest Arkansas who are struggling due to COVID-19.

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Our Commitment to Equity

We will not stand by while our neighbors of color live in pain, anguish, fear, and isolation.

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Josh Hall Celebrate Magazine's Ones to Watch 2020 List

Josh Hall, Vice President at Excellerate Foundation and Executive Director of Hark at Excellerate Foundation, was named to Celebrate Magazine's Ones to Watch 2020 List. Click to read the full article.

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Driving Toward the Future

Endeavor is now Excellerate, which reflects our ongoing commitment to excellence and a new focus on accelerating decisive action.

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The Creation of Hark

Identifying individual needs and building connections to resources through custom resource plans, innovative technology, leveraged data, and community collaborations.

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Responding to COVID-19

In the midst of crisis, Excellerate has stepped forward to help thousands who are struggling in Northwest Arkansas.

 

Together, we can drive systemic
change in Northwest Arkansas.