A Voice For Arizona’s Children For More Than 25 Years
  • 285,000 Arizona Kids Lifted Out of Poverty

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    A new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation shows that anti-poverty measures are successful to keeping children out of poverty. If it weren’t for programs like the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), Free and Reduced Sch ...

    285,000 Arizona Kids Lifted Out of Poverty
  • HB 2069, Still a Bad Idea

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    As our state grapples with the difficult task of matching state revenues and expenditures, some legislators are proposing ideas that will make that task even harder in the long run. HB 2069 – online TPT; income tax reduction – was already defeated as HB 2061 earlier this ...

    HB 2069, Still a Bad Idea
  • Changing faces at CAA!

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    After eight busy and exciting years as our Vice President, Amy Kobeta will be moving on to new adventures at the end of June. As we get ready to bid Amy farewell, Children's Action Alliance is recruiting for an exceptional strategic leader with communications and fundraising expe ...

    Changing faces at CAA!
  • See how the Ducey Budget plan impacts kids

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    Last Friday, Governor Ducey released his budget proposal. He proposed a variety of tactics to close the gap between projected revenues and expenses over the next 18 months. And, he revealed his values and priorities regarding education, health care and child safety. CAA has prepa ...

    See how the Ducey Budget plan impacts kids
  • Find Your Elected Officials

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    Kids can’t speak out for themselves but YOU can help make their voices heard through Children’s Action Alliance! Please use your voice to help Arizona’s children at the state capitol and our federal capitol in Washington D.C.

    Find Your Elected Officials

Most Recent

Ducey/Leadership Budget Released

March 4, 2015 Today, Governor Ducey and Republican legislative leadership announced they had come to an agreement on the state budget. This budget removes several common sense revenue increases that were in Governor Ducey’s original proposal and leaves funding for some programs like tourism untouched.  Instead, mothers and children bear the costs of Arizona’s budget deficit.  Read more

Introducing: Shannon Ulmer our New Director of Operations

Shannon March 2, 2015 Please join us in welcoming Shannon Ulmer who starts today as the CAA Director of Operations. Shannon has more than eight years of broad-based and progressively responsible experience in operations. Most recently she served as Associate Director of the Arizona College Access Network, where she had many responsibilities including, advising executive leadership on job descriptions, developing performance standards, candidate evaluation and making recommendations for position appointments. Read more

285,000 Arizona Kids Lifted Out of Poverty

KC_DS_SPM_badges03_150px February 25, 2015 A new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation shows that anti-poverty measures are successful to keeping children out of poverty. If it weren’t for programs like the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), Free and Reduced School Lunch and, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), 285,000 more Arizona children would be living in poverty, according to the supplemental poverty measure (SPM). Read more

HB 2069, Still a Bad Idea

child taking action February 24, 2015 As our state grapples with the difficult task of matching state revenues and expenditures, some legislators are proposing ideas that will make that task even harder in the long run. HB 2069 – online TPT; income tax reduction – was already defeated as HB 2061 earlier this session, but bad ideas sometimes return. Read more

Action Alert: Stop Predatory Lending!

send your message blue arrow gold text 200px February 24, 2015 In an effort to get around the voter-approved ban on predatory interest rates, HB 2611 would allow exorbitant daily FEES on some consumer loans. HB 2611 is being pushed by out-of-state payday lenders and would create a deceptive loan structure that makes it nearly impossible for a working family to climb their way out of debt.