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Children’s Policy Summit 2020

November 17, 2020 at Sessions begin 12pm 11/17 and run through 3pm 11/19

Over three days, join the Arkansas Kids Count Coalition for our 2020 Children’s Policy Summit to help prepare child advocates around the state for the 2021 Arkansas General Assembly. You can pick and choose which sessions to attend. On...

2020 Friends of Children Annual Luncheon

October 20, 2020 at 11:00 AM

In 1977, a group of 10 concerned Arkansans founded Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families (AACF), believing that children needed an independent voice to speak up for their interests. In that spirit, AACF invites you to join us for...

Northwest Arkansas Election Policy Conversation

October 13, 2020 at 11:00am-12:30pm

Live in Northwest Arkansas? Join the Arkansas Kids Count Coalition for a virtual policy discussion with your peers on issues impacting children in your community as we near the election. Share your insight with and hear from fellow advocates....

African Americans and COVID-19

October 13, 2020 at 5:00pm-6:30pm

From the beginning of the pandemic, African Americans have had COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths at higher rates than their share of the population. Join us as we discuss how the pandemic has impacted the African American community here in...

The Connection Between Economic Security and Family Health

September 30, 2020 at 2:00pm-3:00pm

What is the connection between health and wealth? Many low-income Arkansas families know the answer too well. Join Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families and our partner, Children’s HealthWatch, for a discussion of the findings of our assessment on...

Delta Policy Discussion

September 15, 2020 at 6:00pm-7:00pm

Live in the Delta? Join the Arkansas Kids Count Coalition for a virtual policy discussion with your peers on issues impacting children in your community as we near the election. Share your insight with and hear from fellow advocates....

Health Care Policy Basics

September 8, 2020 at 6:00pm-7:00pm

Want to learn the basics about health care policy to help you in your advocacy efforts? Join Arkansas Advocates’ health policy team, Loretta Alexander and Josh Hall for a crash course in: Arkansas Works ARKids First Medicaid and Medicare...

Southwest Arkansas Policy Discussion

September 1, 2020 at 6:00pm-7:00pm

Live in Southwest Arkansas? Join the Arkansas Kids Count Coalition for a virtual policy discussion with your peers on issues impacting children in your community as we near the election. Share your insight with and hear from fellow advocates....

Immigrant Health Forum

August 25, 2020 at 2:30pm-3:45pm

From higher COVID-19 infections to higher uninsured rates, Arkansas’ immigrant communities face health challenges that public policy initiatives could help alleviate. Join Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families and our partner organizations for a virtual discussion about the challenges...

Redistricting in Arkansas

August 13, 2020 at 6:00pm-7:00pm

Join Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families to learn why we support the creation of a citizens’ redistricting commission to draw our state’s voting districts. Hear from Bonnie Miller with Arkansas Voters First, which is leading the way for...