AACF and Partners Applaud Census Ruling

Members of Arkansas Counts Respond to Supreme Court 2020 Census Decision, Call for Collective Action to Protect Resources and Political Representation for All LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (June 27, 2019) — Community representatives from across the state joined together to...

We Must Count All Children

Today, April 1, marks one year until the U.S. Census starts. At Arkansas Advocates, we’re already working to ensure we have an accurate count of all people in our state, but especially young children. It’s estimated that in 2010,...

AACF Welcomes Missy Darwin Kincaid in NWA

Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families is growing our Northwest Arkansas office to help build our organization’s capacity to provide a strong voice on behalf of all children. Today, Missy Darwin Kincaid joins the AACF staff as our first Northwest...

Report: Arkansas Kids’ Uninsured Rate on the Rise

Nationally, Children’s Coverage Gains Reverse Course The number of uninsured children nationwide increased by about 276,000 children last year, the first significant increase in a decade, according to a new report released by the Georgetown University Center for Children...

Children Would Suffer Under Proposed Federal Rule

It’s time to chime in with your comments on a federal policy change that would negatively affect many of Arkansas’s children. The Trump administration wants to change the federal policy under which immigrants are deemed a “public charge.” The unintended...