Election years are a great time to raise awareness about policy issues impacting kids and families, not only with candidates running for office, but also with the media and your fellow community members. Below is an excerpt from our...
Even when the bills we oppose pass, or the bills we support don't, we are encouraged to see the issues we care about gaining traction in the media.
Arkansas Ranks 43rd in Child Well-Being While Inaccessible Child Care Pushes Parents to the Breaking Point
50-state Data show economy loses $122 billion a year as child care challenges cause parents to miss, quit or scale back work, Annie E. Casey Foundation finds. Arkansas parents are struggling more than most to access quality child care,...
Week 12 The Legislature wrapped up its work today after a week of late nights and a flurry of last-minute budget and tax bills. In the coming weeks, we’ll analyze all the important legislation relating to kids and families...
Find an overview of bills on AACF’s legislative agenda and that AACF generally either supports or opposes.
Sign your name if you think the state should be investing in things that help all Arkansans, not just a select few.
The ballot measure process is the constitutional right of the people of Arkansas, which we have had for over 100 years. It's a constitutional right that some in the legislature continue to attempt restrict.
In Arkansas, businesses that exploit kids will have to pay the price, but not until after the harm has been done.
We’ve seen a couple of good bills that expand access to voting and that help pregnant and parenting students stay in school become law.
Where have all the good bills gone?