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Fayetteville Receives Official Recognition as a Compassionate City


It was announced today that Fayetteville, Arkansas, has been officially recognized by the International Campaign for Compassionate Cities as one of 26 compassionate cities around the world.  Fayetteville is the first city in Arkansas to receive this designation.

The International Campaign for Compassionate Cities is a global campaign inspired to raise awareness of the benefits of compassionate action. Its purpose is to support city leadership and citizens in planning and realizing initiatives that foster compassionate action through local projects.

For additional information, the Charter of Compassion webpage is located at to see the complete list of the officially-recognized compassionate cities under the Charter.

You can also visit the Compassionate Cities Facebook at for more information regarding local Compassion Fayetteville initiatives.