Hispanic Leadership Council Awards Funds

December 17, 2021


Hispanic Leadership Council Awards Funds

NWA Daily

The NWA Hispanic Leadership Council Giving Circle has awarded grants to local non-profits for their contribution to the community. 

  • The programs: Rogers High School will receive $4k to support its Newcomer Welcome Program (NWP), OneCommunity, $2k for its Parents Take Leadership Action (PTLA) Kids program, and the Hispanic Women's Organization of Arkansas (HWOA), $1k for its Scholarship Program. 
  • Their purpose: Each of these programs exist for students to do well in school. The NWP is spearheaded by a bilingual school counselor, so those still learning English feel seen and heard. PTLA Kids is for parents to learn English at their kids' school and learn about community resources. HWOA, with an emphasis on 1st generation students, promotes higher education among the Latino community. 

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