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COVID-19 And Policy Update, Vol. 21

October 16, 2020 Early voting begins Monday. There are several ways to exercise your right, and we urge you to make your voting plan today. More information on that and other issues are in this edition of the Arkansas...

COVID-19 And Policy Update, Vol. 20

October 2, 2020 On a day when we learned the President and First Lady have tested positive for COVID-19, we wish everyone good health during this crisis. State updates and other issues are in this edition of the Arkansas...

COVID-19 And Policy Update, Vol. 19

September 18, 2020 Even before the pandemic, Arkansas’s uninsured rate was climbing faster than almost any other state. That and other issues are included in this latest edition of the Arkansas Advocates policy update, which will arrive in your...

Arkansas Ranks as Bottom-Quarter State for Babies

New data released June 11 shows that before the COVID-19 pandemic, Arkansas ranked as a bottom-quarter state for babies. The State of Babies Yearbook: 2020, released by early childhood development nonprofit ZERO TO THREE, comes at a critical time...

COVID-19: 3 Policy Principles to Advance Equity

The COVID-19 pandemic and ensuing economic crisis have disproportionately harmed communities of color and underscored existing inequities. Black Arkansans are dying of COVID-19 at a rate three times higher than White Arkansans, and members of Arkansas’s Marshallese community have...