Arkansas’s Medicaid Expansion Saves Lives

Attacks on our state’s highly successful Medicaid program are coming from many directions. After several unsuccessful attempts to dismantle the health care system by repealing the Affordable Care Act, new rules announced today by the White House would allow...

Governor Declares Lights On! Afterschool Day

Governor Asa Hutchinson has proclaimed today as Lights On! Afterschool Day in Arkansas. With this proclamation, Arkansas is joining with other states around the U.S. to recognize the important role afterschool programs play in providing children and youth with challenging, engaging learning...

Arkansas Advocates: A 40-Year Legacy

Looking back at four decades of progress…and ahead to the future At our 40th Anniversary Gala, we released a very special video. In it, we hear from AACF founders, Executive Directors past and present, policymakers, and partners about how...