AACF's new ED will lead the team into a new era of policy advocacy, research, programming and community partnerships.
Overall, federal investments shielded many Arkansas families from more severe hardship and helped shorten the country's economic crisis.
When immigrant families succeed, we all succeed.
The pandemic and the economic downturn that followed negatively affected the finances of many Arkansas workers and families. Many lost their jobs, their paychecks and, in many cases, their health care coverage. As a result, many became eligible for...
Though we’ve seen the rate drop over time, Arkansas has had the nation’s highest teen birth rate every year since 2013.
Between 2016 and 2020, Arkansas had the third-highest increase in childhood depression and anxiety, behind California and South Dakota.
Our state Legislature needs to decide if we want to follow along and treat student loan forgiveness as tax-free.
Arkansas still has a long way to go to get to number one in child health and well-being.
Educating the next generation of Arkansans is one of our greatest responsibilities.
A state budget that puts more dollars toward programs to help children and families, like childcare for infants and toddlers, early childhood education, affordable housing, and health care for moms and babies would do more to help all Arkansans.