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  • Health Policy Director Position Open at CAA

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    For nearly three years, Joe Fu has worked for Arizona children by advocating for public policy that benefits kids’ health. Joe has been a tremendous asset to Children’s Action Alliance and our mission. Joe is leaving his position at CAA, taking a job at First Things F ...

    Health Policy Director Position Open at CAA
  • Sponsorship Opportunities Available for TEOC Event in October

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    It may only be June, but we at Children’s Action Alliance are working hard to prepare for our annual flagship fundraising event, Through the Eyes of a Child luncheon. If you have not yet done so, mark your calendars for Friday, October 21, 2016 from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm at t ...

    Sponsorship Opportunities Available for TEOC Event in October
  • New KIDS COUNT Data Ranks Arizona 45th in Nation

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    The Annie E. Casey Foundation is out with its annual KIDS COUNT® Data Book, ranking Arizona 45th overall, up from 46th in 2015. The analysis ranks states on 16 data markers, including education, health, poverty and family situation, as well as community factors. While Arizona is ...

    New KIDS COUNT Data Ranks Arizona 45th in Nation
  • Who’s for Kids and Who’s Just Kidding? Our Annual Legislative Update for 2016

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    To put it mildly, it has been a rollercoaster legislative session for kids this year, and we have compiled a list of our priority bills and tracked voting records of every Arizona state senator and representative. We are enclosing a link to our 2016 Annual Who’s for Kids an ...

    Who’s for Kids and Who’s Just Kidding? Our Annual Legislative Update for 2016
  • Dept. of Child Safety Data Show Stress on Families and the Agency

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    The number of children in Arizona’s foster care system has reached an all-time high while the number of staff available to work with them continues to drop. As of February 2016, the number of children in foster care reached 19,044. Of these, 2,753 children were living in co ...

    Dept. of Child Safety Data Show Stress on Families and the Agency

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Health Policy Director Position Open at CAA

canstockphoto21347993 June 23, 2016 For nearly three years, Joe Fu has worked for Arizona children by advocating for public policy that benefits kids’ health. Joe has been a tremendous asset to Children’s Action Alliance and our mission. Joe is leaving his position at CAA, taking a job at First Things First, where he will focus on children’s early development issues. Read more

Sponsorship Opportunities Available for TEOC Event in October

TEOC art for enews (2) June 23, 2016 It may only be June, but we at Children’s Action Alliance are working hard to prepare for our annual flagship fundraising event, Through the Eyes of a Child luncheon. If you have not yet done so, mark your calendars for Friday, October 21, 2016 from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix. Read more

New KIDS COUNT Data Ranks Arizona 45th in Nation

2016 KidsCount photo June 22, 2016 The Annie E. Casey Foundation is out with its annual KIDS COUNT® Data Book, ranking Arizona 45th overall, up from 46th in 2015. The analysis ranks states on 16 data markers, including education, health, poverty and family situation, as well as community factors. While Arizona is still in the bottom ten states, improvements in math proficiency were the most notable area of progress, propelling the state from 35th in 2015 to 18th in 2016. Read more

Who’s for Kids and Who’s Just Kidding? Our Annual Legislative Update for 2016

Studio portrait of an unhappy young girl giving the thumbs-down to the camera June 14, 2016 To put it mildly, it has been a rollercoaster legislative session for kids this year, and we have compiled a list of our priority bills and tracked voting records of every Arizona state senator and representative. We are enclosing a link to our 2016 Annual Who’s for Kids and Who’s Just Kidding? Read more

Dept. of Child Safety Data Show Stress on Families and the Agency

little girl with bear cropped June 3, 2016 The number of children in Arizona’s foster care system has reached an all-time high while the number of staff available to work with them continues to drop. As of February 2016, the number of children in foster care reached 19,044. Of these, 2,753 children were living in congregate care (primarily shelters and group homes) due to the lack of family foster homes. Read more