Canopy of Northwest Arkansas, the state's only resettlement agency began recieving Afghan evacuees in October of 2021. Joanna Krause, the agency's executive director, says they have onboarded at least one new arrival each week since then.
Christopher Schulte, endowed associate professor of art education and assistant director of the School of Art at the University of Arkansas, is founding and directing the new Center for the Study of Childhood Art, the first such instutite in country, he says.
There are things to do this weekend. Becca Martin Brown, the features editor with the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, gives us highlights. She also says with a chance of snow and the continued spread of the virus, we should check on the status of any event before going to it.