AACF & Partners Respond to Tax Task Force Vote

Following the Tax Reform and Relief Legislative Task Force’s vote on tax recommendations earlier this week, Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families and the undersigned partners released this joint statement:  Earlier this week, the General Assembly’s Tax Reform and...

Employment Opportunity: AACF Seeks Senior Policy Analyst

Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families, a nonprofit advocacy organization in Little Rock, seeks a full-time analyst to conduct analyses of state budget, taxes, and other economic/public policy issues impacting families. Position will work to promote social and economic...

A Test of Our Own Prejudice

A misguided drug testing program aimed at curbing drug abuse is leaving low-income families caught in the middle. Arkansas began drug screening and testing TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) applicants in 2015, and expanded the program and made...

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...