Arkansas Minority Health Commission

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AEDC combines divisions to focus on tech, entrepreneurship and minority-owned businesses

BY: - July 11, 2023

The Arkansas Economic Development Commission is folding its Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Division into its small business division as part of an initiative to focus on the state‚Äôs entrepreneurs, officials announced Tuesday. According to a press release, AEDC will consolidate resources as it restructures the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Development Division to focus on […]

Arkansas minority health commission ends diversity scholarship following lawsuit

BY: - May 11, 2023

Quinyatta Mumford credits an Arkansas Minority Health Commission scholarship with affording her the opportunity to finish her doctorate in public health with less stress. The single mother of three will graduate from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences next week and was disheartened to learn the Minority Health Workforce Diversity Scholarship is being discontinued […]