AACF Seeks Race Equity Director for Advocacy

Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families (AACF) was founded in 1977 to advance public policies that improve the well-being of children and families, especially those most vulnerable because of poverty, racism, and other structural barriers. Through policy research and...

AACF Comments on Changes to the Poverty Line

In May, the federal government asked for comments on changing how it calculates the poverty line (read our previous blog post on this topic). The federal poverty line represents the smallest amount of money that a family will need...

The Kids Are… Doing Better, Still Not Great

Note: This blog is first in a series of posts covering the findings in the Annie E. Casey Foundation 2019 KIDS COUNT® Data Book. Read our press release about the Data Book here. According to the Annie E. Casey Foundation 2019 KIDS...