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The IDEALS Institute

The IDEALS Institute, slated to open in Fall 2019, will provide diversity-and inclusion-related research, educational and training services, and outreach and engagement to entities across the state.

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2018 – 2022 Regional Strategic Plan

Commissioned in 2017, this collaborative plan outlines intentional steps for regional partners to work together toward the common goal of maximizing inclusion of everyone in the community.

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TRUE Northwest Arkansas

TRUE Northwest Arkansas is a three-year pilot initiative in Benton and Washington counties to Train, Report, Uplift, and Engage our community towards diversity, equity and inclusion.

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Inspiring Stories

Ideas in Action

Ideas in Action
August 12, 2019

Newspaper publishes series on regional diversity and inclusion efforts

  The Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette published a series of articles on July 28, 2019 about regional efforts aimed at increasing diversity and inclusion in schools, healthcare, culture, police, business…
Ideas in Action
July 18, 2019

Summer program promotes diversity in Arkansas tourism

A two-week summer program has brought high school students from across Arkansas to the UofA to learn digital skills and promote diversity in-state visitors. Through a partnership with Arkansas Tourism,…
Ideas in Action
July 18, 2019

Tyson takes on unconscious bias in the workplace

The 'Check Your Blind Spots' mobile tour visited Tyson Foods -- a VR interaction that allows people to experience blind spots that others encounter every day.

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