Civic Arkansas Listening Sessions Begin May 9

The goal of each session is to engage as many people as possible from as many backgrounds as possible (e.g., social, economic, racial, and political). Each 90-minute listening session will be hosted by a local community partner and facilitated by Institute staff.

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Civic Arkansas Listening Sessions Begin May 9

New Sculpture Unveiled During Celebration of Life

Burton’s family members, friends, and colleagues attended the celebration, which included several speakers, an aircraft flyover, U.S. Navy funeral honors, a poem reading by his grandchildren, and the dedication of a new sculpture commissioned by his family.

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New Sculpture Unveiled During Celebration of Life

Researchers Experience Total Solar Eclipse at Institute

More than 100 faculty and student researchers from Arkansas, South Carolina, North Carolina, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Tennessee gathered at the Institute earlier this month to experience the state’s first total solar eclipse since 1918.

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Researchers Experience Total Solar Eclipse at Institute

Institute Mourns Passing of Marion Burton

Burton, a devoted ally of Institute staff and leadership alike, played an instrumental role in the creation and longevity of this special place and our mission as a nonprofit organization. We are honored to be planning a public memorial service alongside his family, to whom we send our heartfelt condolences.

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Institute Mourns Passing of Marion Burton

Why Facilitation Matters

We believe in the power of facilitation, and we’ve seen firsthand how it can transform teams. Our team of experienced facilitators is ready to help your group reach its full potential.

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Why Facilitation Matters