• Why is Arkansas a Place of Change? - Five Factors that Make Arkansas a Leader in Policy Change

    As a small rural state with limited resources, Arkansas is an unlikely area to lead the region, and in some cases the country, in policy change. Learn about the five factors that make Arkansas a place of change.

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  • Southern Bancorp - Partners in Progress

    As the first in a series of “Partners in Progress” publications by WRF, this report details the lessons learned through the longstanding grantee relationship between WRF and Southern Bancorp.

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  • Strengthening Democracy, Increasing Opportunities: Impacts of Advocacy, Organizing, and Civic Engagement in the Gulf/Midsouth Region

    Every dollar invested in advocacy brings $114 in investments for communities, according to this study by the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP). The study analyzes how Southern states are mobilizing citizens and promoting policies designed to expand opportunity and justice.

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  • Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families – Partners in Progress

    As part of the “Partners in Progress" series, this report explores the challenges and lessons learned during the evolution of Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families into an anchor Arkansas institution that is critical to moving the needle in Arkansas.

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