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Share your #ARKidsFirst Story!

When ARKids First (Arkansas’s state-funded health insurance program for uninsured kids) was passed in March 1997, nearly a quarter of Arkansas children were uninsured. Fast forward almost 20 years, and our uninsured child rate is below 5%! In celebration of...

Part III: Hunger and ABAWDs Waivers

Note: This is part III of a three-part blog series on food insecurity and child hunger in Arkansas. Read part I here and part II here.   The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program known as SNAP is a federal food security...

We’re #ThankfulForPrek and thankful for you!

Over the past week, numerous friends and partners have joined AACF and the Good2Great Campaign in sharing why we’re #ThankfulForPreK. We already know that quality pre-K gives our children the educational foundation they need to succeed and teaches them...