|November 24, 2015 We ask for your support in many ways all year long, whether it is to call or email your elected officials to voice your concern about a variety of issues or spread the word about policy matters affecting children’s health, safety and education. As we gather with family, friends and loved ones for the holiday, we at Children’s Action Alliance want to thank you for your willingness to be a part of this community, serving as a voice for our state’s most vulnerable residents. Read more|
Join us in congratulating Children’s Action Alliance President and CEO Dana Wolfe Naimark, Keogh Health Connection’s 2015 recipient of the Kevin Keogh Community Award.The honor is presented to an Arizona leader who shows outstanding commitment to helping the less fort ...
We launched our Return on Education policy briefs in August, looking at specific K-12 education funding streams and exploring what long term strategies are needed to boost our education system. This month, we explain Proposition 301, approved by Arizona voters 15 years ago, with ...
Questions and options about financing K-12 public schools take center stage for Arizona families and employers as the lawsuit over inflation funding continues, the Superintendent of Public Instruction and the State Board of Education tangle over helping schools achieve third grad ...
After new laws and funding for additional staff, none of the measures of success for the Department of Child Safety (DCS) look better today than they did last June when the agency was created.
The legislative budget office reports good news about the state’s fiscal condition. Revenues for fiscal year 2015 that just ended June 30 were approximately $320 million higher than projected!
Over the last few months Children’s Action Alliance has gathered letters from students in Arizona written to Governor Ducey about their feelings on the state of public education in Arizona. These letters are full of inspiration and dreams. They talk about love and trauma in ...
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.
|November 24, 2015 Mark your calendars to join Children’s Action Alliance and our community partners for a community forum on early childhood education and poverty, taking place next week in Tucson. Everyone is welcome to attend this town hall discussion, as well as join elected officials in meaningful Q and A on these important issues. Read more|
|November 18, 2015 According to the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP), the poorest Arizona households pay $12.50 in state and local taxes for every $100 in income, compared to just $4.60 of for the state’s richest residents. Arizona is considered one of the “Terrible 10” meaning exactly what it says: those who make the least amount of money pay the biggest share of their income in total state and local taxes, while the wealthiest pay the smallest chunk. Read more|
|November 16, 2015 Join us in congratulating Children’s Action Alliance President and CEO Dana Wolfe Naimark, Keogh Health Connection’s 2015 recipient of the Kevin Keogh Community Award.The honor is presented to an Arizona leader who shows outstanding commitment to helping the less fortunate, something Dana does every day through her tireless efforts to improve the lives of Arizona children. Read more|
|November 6, 2015 Please welcome Kerry Kudron, our new executive assistant, to the Children’s Action Alliance staff.Kerry has several years’ experience providing team support to nonprofit organizations across the state, working on events, logistics and administrative programs. We are excited to have Kerry on board, who has experience recruiting and managing volunteers, as well as assisting with fundraising and project goals, tasks she will help manage here at CAA. Read more|