Raising the Bar

July 20, 2021

Community

Raising the Bar

A new organization is bringing educational and financial opportunities to Northwest Arkansas. Upskill NWA is focused on expanding the local workforce and paving a way to "higher wage jobs for lower income families."

  • Getting started: The goal is to equip the nearly 150,000 person workforce making $50,000 or less for high-paying jobs in high demand. The initial roll out phase will focus on the healthcare sector with its first group of 100 students in Jan 2022.
  • Quote: "Building an inclusive community means everyone who calls Northwest Arkansas home benefits from the successes and opportunities the region has to offer."

Find out more about Upskill NWA's origin, potential, and roll out plans HERE.

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