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AMHC accepting minority health scholarship applications for Spring semester

For Immediate Release: December 1, 2021 Little Rock, Ark. – The Arkansas Minority Health Commission (AMHC) is accepting applications for its Minority Health Workforce Diversity scholarship from now until Friday, Dec. 31. Full or part-time college students of a minority race who plan to pursue a career in the field of health are...

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Dr. Joycelyn Elders to join Arkansas Minority Health Commission’s virtual 30th anniversary celebration

For Immediate Release: 10/8/2021 Little Rock, Ark. – Former United States Surgeon General and one of the founding members of the Arkansas Minority Health Commission (AMHC), Dr. Joycelyn Elders, will be joining AMHC for its virtual 30th anniversary celebration on Thursday, Oct. 14 from 6 – 7 p.m. Along with Dr. Elders, the...

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Get up to $5,000 in funding from AMHC sponsorship

The Arkansas Minority Health Commission (AMHC) is now accepting sponsorship applications for health-related events to be hosted July 1 – Dec. 31, 2021. Applicants may receive up to $5,000 in funding. To apply, applicants can download and complete all required documents from AMHC’s website at arminorityhealth.com/resources/funding-opportunities.  Applications must...

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AMHC now accepting applications for Minority Health Workforce Diversity scholarship

For Immediate Release: March 29, 2021 Little Rock, Ark. – The Arkansas Minority Health Commission (AMHC) is accepting applications for its Minority Health Workforce Diversity scholarship from now until April 21. Full or part-time college students of a minority race who plan to pursue a career in the field of health are encouraged...

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AMHC now accepting sponsorship applications for health events hosted during Minority Health Awareness Month

The Arkansas Minority Health Commission (AMHC) is now accepting sponsorship applications for health-related events to be hosted April 1 through April 30, 2021, during Minority Health Awareness Month. To apply, applicants must download and complete all required documents, which can be found on AMHC’s website at arminorityhealth.com/resources/funding-opportunities.   ...

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Arkansas Minority Health Commission now accepting sponsorship applications for COVID-19 and other health related events

For Immediate Release: 10/26/20   Little Rock, Ark. –  The Arkansas Minority Health Commission (AMHC) is now accepting sponsorship applications until Sunday, Nov. 15, for health-related events to be hosted Jan. 1 through June 30, 2021.   In addition to accepting applications related to traditional health topics such as nutrition and fitness, mental health,...

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TV’s Judge Glenda Hatchett to give keynote address during AMHC virtual health summit

Little Rock, Ark. – Judge Glenda Hatchett from tv’s “The Verdict with Judge Hatchett,” will deliver the keynote address during Arkansas Minority Health Commission’s (AMHC) 6th Biennial Minority Health Summit to be hosted online on Friday, Oct. 16, from 9 a.m. to noon. The virtual...

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AMHC now accepting sponsorship applications for Minority Health Awareness Month and sponsorship recipient announcement

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AMHC offers Minority Health Workforce Diversity Scholarship

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AMHC offers free flu shots during Community Health Screening Day

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Arkansas Minority Health Commission accepting sponsorship applications for events hosted during Minority Health Awareness Month

The Arkansas Minority Health Commission (AMHC) is now accepting sponsorship applications for health related events to be hosted April 1 through April 30, 2019, during Minority Health Awareness Month. The deadline to submit an application will be the close of business day on Friday, Feb. 15. It is the intent of the AMHC to...

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Arkansas Minority Health Commission announces sponsorship awards

The Arkansas Minority Health Commission (AMHC) is proud to announce its first round of sponsorship recipients for 2019. Fourteen organizations will receive funding from the AMHC to assist in the execution of health events hosted from Jan. 1 to June 15.   The AMHC recognizes that improving minority health in Arkansas, and the...

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Arkansas Minority Health Commission to host Springdale Community Health Forum

The Arkansas Minority Health Commission (AMHC) would like to invite the citizens of Benton, Washington, Carroll and Madison counties to our community health forum in Springdale, Ark., on Thursday, Jan. 17. The event will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Jones Center on 922 E. Emma Ave. Health...

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Arkansas Minority Health Commission’s website gets makeover

It is with immense pleasure that the Arkansas Minority Health Commission (AMHC) announces today the launch of its newly revitalized website. With a sleeker look, yet simple layout, arminorityhealth.com aligns with the goal of the agency, which is to be a catalyst in bridging the gap in the health...

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Arkansas Minority Health Commission accepting sponsorship applications

The Arkansas Minority Health Commission (AMHC) is now accepting sponsorship applications from Thursday, Oct. 18, to Sunday, Nov. 18, for health related events to be hosted Jan. 1 through June 15, 2019. It is the intent of the AMHC to collaborate with community-based organizations, schools, faith-based organizations and others to address health problems that disproportionately...

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Arkansas Minority Health Commission to host health fair Oct. 6

The Arkansas Minority Health Commission (AMHC) will host a community health fair on Saturday, Oct.6 in partnership with the Sebastian County chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith College of Health Sciences. The event will run from 10...

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Arkansas Minority Health Commission names new health specialist

The Arkansas Minority Health Commission (AMHC) is proud to announce and welcome LaCoya Stewart as its new health program specialist. Stewart will be responsible for developing and maintaining the organization’s public health initiatives, specifically Southern Ain’t Fried Sundays, a program designed to offer Arkansans a healthy...

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