Get updates on bills that could have a positive or negative impact on Arkansas’s children and families.
Find an overview of bills on AACF’s legislative agenda and that AACF generally either supports or opposes.
Here you'll find an overview of bills that Arkansas Advocates either supports or opposes.
When Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families meets with people around the state, we hear similar stories: in El Dorado and Jonesboro, we hear about the negative impact of unfair rental laws on children’s health. In Springdale and Little...
We must ensure that all children have the opportunities and resources they need to reach their full potential, a mission that we have long worked toward through public policy reform.
As we enter a time of transition for Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families, the staff would like to express our deepest gratitude to our supporters, donors, fellow advocates, and outgoing Executive Director Rich Huddleston. Rich leaves us with...
Arkansas makes it too easy for employers to steal wages from their employees by not requiring simple statements of what’s owed, like pay stubs, for example.
Overall, we’re relieved to see that some key provisions will make life measurably better for Arkansas’s children.
We all want Arkansas schools to be safe, healthy, and orderly environments so every student can learn and thrive. Kids need clear expectations for behavior and logical consequences to grow academically and learn from their mistakes. However, many outdated...
AACF is pleased to announce that Jennifer Ferguson and Laura Kellams will serve as interim co-executive directors, beginning January 1, 2023.