A Voice For Arizona’s Children For More Than 25 Years
  • KidsCare Coverage Starts Now

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    It was a hard-fought battle to lift the freeze on KidsCare, but Arizona families won. As of today, working families who earn too much to qualify for Medicaid (Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System, or AHCCCS) yet cannot afford the premiums, deductibles and co-pays of a priv ...

    KidsCare Coverage Starts Now
  • KidsCare is Back, Families Can Begin Applying Now for Sept 1 Coverage

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    After more than six years’ hiatus, KidsCare will finally be available as a health coverage choice for working families. This is exciting news for Arizona families who have been fighting for an affordable option for medical insurance for their children. Beginning Tuesday, Ju ...

    KidsCare is Back, Families Can Begin Applying Now for Sept 1 Coverage
  • Our 2016 Legislative Candidate Questionnaire

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    As we do every election year, Children’s Action Alliance has sent an issues questionnaire to all legislative candidates who have qualified for the 2016 primary ballot. This cycle, we narrowed the survey down to five brief questions, giving candidates the opportunity to comm ...

    Our 2016 Legislative Candidate Questionnaire
  • 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
  • Let’s Roll Up Our Sleeves and Work on Solutions for Long Term Funding for Arizona Schools

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    Now that voters have adopted Proposition 123, inflationary funding for Arizona K-12 education is settled for the next decade. Teachers and students will see the benefits from restoration of this funding for teachers raises and classroom supplies. Children’s Action Alliance is p ...

    Let’s Roll Up Our Sleeves and Work on Solutions for Long Term Funding for Arizona Schools

Most Recent

Get Your Tickets for Children’s Action Alliance’s Annual Fundraising Luncheon

CAA_invite_cover September 21, 2016 Be treated to live youth entertainment from Osborn Middle School and Camelback High School, get inspired to make Arizona a better place for children and mingle with your colleagues at the 18th Annual Through the Eyes of a Child fundraising luncheon next month in Phoenix. There is still time to get your tickets online, whether you are purchasing for yourself or a sponsoring a full table for your organization. Read more

New Census Data Finds Drop in Uninsured Children in Arizona

canstockphoto12581956 September 20, 2016 Some good news from the U.S. Census Bureau this week, as the agency released data on more than 40 different topics in the American Community Survey. Notable in the data is a significant drop in the percentage of children without health coverage in Arizona. The data, from 2015, estimates that, 8% of Arizona’s children remained uninsured in 2015, compared with 10% in 2014. Read more

New Audit Finds Good Performance by State’s Early Childhood Program Agency

photo of mom and baby for FTF enews September 8, 2016 Late last month, the Arizona Auditor General’s office released its long awaited audit of First Things First, Arizona’s Early Childhood Development and Health Board. The audit was authorized nearly a year ago by the Joint Legislative Audit Committee and was extensive in nature taking a look at everything from financial practices to performance accountability for grantees. Read more

Welcome Our Newest CAA Team Member

Siman Headshot September 7, 2016 We are pleased to introduce our newest staff member, Siman Qaasim, who joins Children’s Action Alliance as Director of Health Policy. Siman is a well-seasoned public health professional, with a background in developing and administering community health programs. She joins the team from the Maricopa County Department of Public Health, where she was an administrator for the Office of School Health and Wellness Initiatives. Read more

KidsCare Coverage Starts Now

canstockphoto9264605 September 1, 2016 It was a hard-fought battle to lift the freeze on KidsCare, but Arizona families won. As of today, working families who earn too much to qualify for Medicaid (Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System, or AHCCCS) yet cannot afford the premiums, deductibles and co-pays of a private or Health Insurance Marketplace plan, can now get their children to a doctor as soon as they need one. Read more