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Kids At The Capitol: 2021 Legislative Summary

More than a thousand bills were passed during the 2021 General Assembly. Do you know how they will impact kids? From positive changes for immigrant families in Arkansas to increasing teachers’ salaries, and to defending the state’s Medicaid expansion program,...

COVID-19 And Policy Update, Vol. 18

September 4, 2020 With Labor Day weekend upon us, state officials say they’re concerned about social gatherings resulting in a spike in coronavirus cases in the Natural State. We hope you and your family stay safe and healthy this holiday...

COVID-19 And Policy Update, Vol. 14

July 10, 2020 Arkansas Advocates’ updates are becoming bi-weekly. Starting today, we will publish here every other Friday. State Updates Going Back to School in Arkansas Governor Hutchinson announced on Thursday that he would delay the start of the school year...

Resources for Racial Equity

The recent killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery have increased the national discussion, not only of racism within the police force and criminal justice system, but structural racism across all areas of American life. It also...

Weekly COVID-19 and Policy Update, Vol. 12

COVID-19 and Policy Update June 19, 2020 Policy and administrative changes continue to move quickly at the state and federal level in response to COVID-19, as well as ongoing protests related to racial inequities and police violence. Arkansas Advocates...