AACF welcomes Marquita Little

AACF has a new health care policy director. Marquita Little, currently director of policy and planning in the director’s office at the Arkansas Department of Human Services, will be joining the AACF team in mid-September. She succeeds Anna Strong,...

AACF Hires New Communications Director

Arkansas Advocates for Children & Families (AACF) is excited to announce it has hired a new communications director.  He is Gerard Matthews, formerly an associate editor with the Arkansas Times and director of development with Independent Living Services in...

Laura Kellams named to 40 Under 40 list

Congratulations to Laura Kellams, AACF’s Northwest Arkansas Director. She was named to Northwest Arkansas Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” list! She has been working hard since 2008 to serve the community through researching the state of children in the...

Annual meeting highlights

AACF staff, board members and supporters gathered on a very cold Jan. 7, 2010 to recognize three current and former state legislators who’ve made a difference in the lives of children. State Sens. Shane Broadway and Hank Wilkins were...

Health Reform hightlights on THV

AACF’s Elisabeth Burak appeared on THV’s morning show today to share details on the Health Reform bill that the Senate is expected to vote on this week. Thanks to ARKids First, many low-income children have access to health insurance,...