AACF Co-Presents “The Raising of America” Documentary

One thing business leaders, philanthropists, parents, child advocates – and even Hollywood – can agree on: The critical importance of quality early childhood education to our nation’s future. At the Bentonville Film Festival on Friday night, Arkansas Advocates for...

Jonesboro Pre-K’s First Class is All Grown Up

Fourteen years ago, in August 2004, the Jonesboro, Arkansas, School District launched its first pre-K program. The Jonesboro Pre-K Center was licensed for 186 early learners and was housed in the newly renovated Jonesboro Administration Building on Flint Street....

Standing Up for Kids During the 2018 Elections

Note: AACF Executive Director Rich Huddleston released the following comments at our March 1 Voters’ Guide Press Conference at the Arkansas State Capitol. A full video of that event, which includes comments from the other speakers, can be seen...