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Get Engaged in Education Advocacy in September

September 9-13 will be full of opportunities for advocates to get more engaged in education issues affecting students across our state: LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE MEETINGS: First, the House and Senate Education Committees will hold a meeting on a range of...

AACF and Partners Applaud Census Ruling

Members of Arkansas Counts Respond to Supreme Court 2020 Census Decision, Call for Collective Action to Protect Resources and Political Representation for All LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (June 27, 2019) — Community representatives from across the state joined together to...

AACF Welcomes Missy Darwin Kincaid in NWA

Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families is growing our Northwest Arkansas office to help build our organization’s capacity to provide a strong voice on behalf of all children. Today, Missy Darwin Kincaid joins the AACF staff as our first Northwest...

Children Would Suffer Under Proposed Federal Rule

It’s time to chime in with your comments on a federal policy change that would negatively affect many of Arkansas’s children. The Trump administration wants to change the federal policy under which immigrants are deemed a “public charge.” The unintended...

AACF Statement on Passage of Senate Tax Bill

Following Senate passage of the Republican tax bill, Rich Huddleston, Executive Director of Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families, released the following statement: Both the Senate and House tax bills are costly new giveaways to the very wealthy and...

Arkansas’s Medicaid Expansion Saves Lives

Attacks on our state’s highly successful Medicaid program are coming from many directions. After several unsuccessful attempts to dismantle the health care system by repealing the Affordable Care Act, new rules announced today by the White House would allow...