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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...

Arkansas’s Pacific Islanders Harder Hit by Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has hit one community of Arkansans harder than any other so far: Pacific Islanders. The Arkansas Coalition of Marshallese (ACOM) released a new analysis on Friday showing that the Pacific Islander community – mostly Marshallese families...

COVID-19 Weekly Policy Update, Vol. 8

May 15, 2020 Policy and administrative changes continue to move quickly at the state and federal level in response to COVID-19. Arkansas Advocates for Children Families will work to keep you updated on policy news at the end of...

COVID-19 Weekly Policy Update, Vol. 7

May 8, 2020 Policy and administrative changes continue to move quickly at the state and federal level in response to COVID-19. Arkansas Advocates for Children Families will work to keep you updated on policy news at the end of...

COVID-19 Weekly Policy Update, Vol. 6

May 1, 2020 Policy and administrative changes continue to move quickly at the state and federal level in response to COVID-19. Arkansas Advocates for Children Families will work to keep you updated on policy news at the end of...

2019 Annual Report

While much of 2020 has already been dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic, we are pleased to release our 2019 annual report.  What a busy year 2019 was! The 92nd General Assembly dominated between January and April, with more than...

COVID-19 Weekly Policy Update, Vol. 5

April 24, 2020 Policy and administrative changes continue to move quickly at the state and federal level in response to COVID-19. Below is a breakdown of major legislation and actions that have passed, been implemented, or are moving through...

COVID-19 Weekly Policy Update, Vol. 4

April 17, 2020 Policy and administrative changes continue to move quickly at the state and federal level in response to COVID-19. Below is a breakdown of major legislation and actions that have passed, been implemented, or are moving through...