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2021 Annual Report

Year two of the COVID-19 pandemic had our staff continuing to adapt to a mostly virtual world as we worked with our partners, fellow advocates, and policymakers to advance our mission. The 2021 state legislative session brought particular challenges,...

2022 Voters’ Guide

For the staff at Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families, election years are exciting. Many policies and laws that don’t often get much attention can become a major part of the election debate. That increases their importance for candidates,...

What is the Fiscal Session?

The Arkansas General Assembly’s Fiscal Session is currently underway, and the Arkansas Kids Count Coalition spoke with state Rep. Tippi McCullough, who explained what the Fiscal Session is and gave recommendations on how to engage with your legislators during...

The Critical State of Black Women’s Health

The state of Black women’s health is in critical condition, due to the systemic racism, discrimination, and implicit bias that Black women face within the health care system. To combat the intersecting factors that create an inequitable health care...