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Val Rose Habrock

Val Rose Habrock joined AACF June of 2022 as Director of Governmental Affairs. Her previous roles include serving as Government Affairs Director for the Council on American Islamic Relations, Oklahoma chapter; and as former Kids Count Director for the...

Creating a Healthier Arkansas for Black Women

On April 12, during Black Maternal Health Week, Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families hosted a forum on the current status of Black women’s health in Arkansas. This forum addressed the maternal mortality and morbidity crisis and explored additional...

Postpartum Care in Arkansas: A Crisis of Coverage

Babies need their mothers; children need their parents. Everyone should have the opportunity to raise their children and live out their full life expectancy. However, this opportunity is denied many babies and their mothers due to the mother’s death...

Voting will look different this spring

Since the beginning of our country there have been movements to expand the right to vote to all citizens, not just a select few. After hundreds of years of work by advocates to ensure our country was living up...