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Black History Month Photo Challenge: Week 1

February is Black History Month, and we are sharing a weekly round-up of Black History Month Photo Challenge posts from Melvin Clayton, our Race Equity Director for Advocacy. Please enjoy and share! To see other contributions to the challenge,...

Major Juvenile Justice Reform Signed into Law

Today was the bill signing ceremony for SB152 (now Act 189), landmark legislation that will begin the process of reforming the Arkansas juvenile justice system. The lead sponsors on the legislation were Senator Missy Irvin and Representative Charlene Fite....

School Discipline that Works

Many Arkansas public schools still use ineffective and discriminatory school discipline policies. As a member of the state’s Task Force on School Discipline, Arkansas Advocates calls for more effective, research-based options to help improve outcomes for kids and schools.

Standing Up for Kids During the 2018 Elections

Note: AACF Executive Director Rich Huddleston released the following comments at our March 1 Voters’ Guide Press Conference at the Arkansas State Capitol. A full video of that event, which includes comments from the other speakers, can be seen...

Helping Arkansans Build Assets

Helping working Arkansas families grow their assets will build a stronger middle class and a healthier economy, which benefits us all. Our state has come a long way in making it easier for all Arkansans to build assets, but we need to continue...