Partnership with Native American CEO Joins Texas Intertribal Urban Center Board of Directors | Texas News

DALLAS, February 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Joshua Arcepresident and CEO of Partnership With Native Americans (PWNA), was appointed to the board of directors of the Urban Inter-Tribal Center of Texas (UITCT).

PWNA supports reservation communities across the United States with material assistance, educational support, community services, and capacity building. UITCT strengthens the health and economic well-being of American Indians in the dallas metropolitan area through health and employment services.

“I am humbled and honored to have the opportunity to serve the Intertribal Urban Center of Texas as a trustee on their board of directors,” said Joshua Arce. He continued, “Access to high quality health care is paramount for Indigenous communities, both urban and rural. I look forward to community engagement, improved results and stabilizing leadership with UITCT, because the future is very bright and the indigenous community deserves the best!

“We know that Joshua’s extensive experience in providing various services to Indigenous communities will be an asset to the UITCT Board. PWNA’s work is inspiring and his appointment recognizes the growing need for Indigenous protections across places and living situations. Our goal has always been to help our communities across the state, and we are excited to strengthen our board of directors to increase our impact in the years to come,” said Omer TamirExecutive Director of UITCT.

Arce joins new board members, including Samantha Perry, Steven Cain and Rachel Salinas.

About the Native American Partnership

PWNA is a Native-led nonprofit organization committed to championing hope for a better future for Native Americans living on remote, geographically isolated, and underfunded reservations. Founded in 1990, PWNA works with reservation programs to meet immediate needs and support long-term solutions for strong, self-sufficient Native American communities, improving the lives of 250,000 Native Americans each year. Follow PWNA on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, or visit

About the Intertribal Urban Center of Texas

Created in 1971, the Intertribal Urban Center of Texas is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with a successful 50-year history of providing culturally sensitive community services to meet the diverse needs of IA/NA in Texas. UITCT is the only urban Indian health center in Texas. The state of Texas is home to 794,062 AI/AN, with 222,053 residing in North Texas (US Census, V2020), making it the second largest population of American Indians (US Census, 2020). UITCT is committed to improving their health and socioeconomic status through primary and dental care, pharmacy, behavioral health counselling, employment and training. Learn more at UITCT.ORG.

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