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DACA Ruling Is a Reprieve, But We Need Solutions

Today’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling in the DACA case is cause for celebration. An estimated 4,500 Arkansas immigrants will continue working and making a life in the Natural State without fear of imminent deportation. But it’s also a reminder...

Families to Receive Meal Replacement Assistance

Arkansas children who are eligible for free and reduced-priced school meals will have additional nutritional benefits coming their way soon. But it’s important for parents to be aware of the benefits and how to use them. Last week, Arkansas...

Cheers to our Legislative Champions!

After each legislative session, Arkansas Advocates looks back and identifies legislators who stood out as champions for kids. And while there were many legislators who fought to improve the lives of children and families in Arkansas, the ones we...

We Must Count All Children

Today, April 1, marks one year until the U.S. Census starts. At Arkansas Advocates, we’re already working to ensure we have an accurate count of all people in our state, but especially young children. It’s estimated that in 2010,...