A diverse & inclusive region is the key to our future.
Let’s achieve it together
Welcoming Week NWA
September 8-17, 2023
Discover the remarkable impact of Welcoming Week 2023 - a celebration of collaboration, diversity, and community building. Click to explore the report and be inspired!
NWA AT A GLANCE
Since 1990, there has been a 23% increase in racial/ethnic diversity in Northwest Arkansas.
Students in Northwest Arkansas school systems come from more than 90 countries and speak at least 87 languages.
Immigrants contributed $3.1 billion to the Northwest Arkansas metro area’s GDP in 2014 and held $1 billion in spending power.