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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.
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.
AACF is pleased to announce that Jennifer Ferguson and Laura Kellams will serve as interim co-executive directors, beginning January 1, 2023.
On August 9, 2022, Governor Asa Hutchinson announced that Arkansas will be expanding its Medicaid programs to include more coverage for new and expecting mothers. With the help of federal funding from the American Rescue Plan Act, Arkansas will...
It’s Past Time for Congress to Address Food Insecurity: Families Need the Child Nutrition Reauthorization Passed Now
No child should go hungry no matter where they live, what they look like, or how much their parents earn. Everyone deserves to have access to nutritious food to ensure they can achieve their full potential.
When immigrant families succeed, we all succeed.
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.