UACES Facebook Community, Workforce, & Economic Development in Arkansas
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Center for Rural Resilience & Workforce Development

A U.S. Economic Development Administration Funded University Center

The Center for Rural Resilience and Workforce Development's mission is to equip Arkansans with sustainable, accessible research-based practices and expertise to create vibrant, self-reliant communities where businesses, organizations, and families thrive.

Our work focuses on community, workforce, and economic development through the lens of asset-based community development where every Arkansan is valued for their contribution to their community’s local growth.

Specific focus areas are highlighted below: