A Voice For Arizona’s Children For Over 25 Years
  • Become an AmeriCorps Vista Member

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    The Arizona Youth Opportunities Initiative (AYOI) is working to improve outcomes for young adults transitioning out of foster care. In order to grow our efforts, Children's Action Alliance is seeking an AmeriCorps VISTA to help roll out the Opportunity Passport™ program, work w ...

    Become an AmeriCorps Vista Member
  • Reading Scores Show Mixed Results

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    The Arizona Department of Education released AIMS test results last week. AIMS is the state standardized test that measures student achievement. 2014 was the first year in which 3rd grade students who score extremely low on reading proficiency will not be promoted to fourth grade ...

    Reading Scores Show Mixed Results
  • New AZ and National KIDS COUNT Data Books

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    Children's Action Alliance, in partnership with the Annie E. Casey Foundation, released two new comprehensive data reports so leaders in the state can be better informed to create action steps that improve children’s health, education, and security.

    New AZ and National KIDS COUNT Data Books
  • New Legislative District Fact Sheets

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    Download your legislative district's fact sheet today with all the most recent data. We encourage you to use this local data when you meet with local elected officials and candidates. Find out how your candidates, state and U.S. senators and representatives plan to address the pr ...

    New Legislative District Fact Sheets
  • Where do Your Candidates Stand?

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    Recently, CAA sent a candidate questionnaire that was co-sponsored by 18 other local agencies to every candidate for the Arizona State Legislature. The questionnaire asked the candidates their positions on a range of issues affecting children and families, such as child care su ...

    Where do Your Candidates Stand?
  • 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

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Become an AmeriCorps Vista Member

CAA Flyer for AmeriCorps position August 15, 2014

The Arizona Youth Opportunities Initiative (AYOI) is working to improve outcomes for young adults transitioning out of foster care. In order to grow our efforts, Children’s Action Alliance is seeking an AmeriCorps VISTA to help roll out the Opportunity Passport™ program, work with the Young Adult Leadership Board, and implement Initiative strategies.

Election Updates

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Voters registered as Independents or with a party other than the Republican, Democratic or Libertarian parties,can and should vote in the Primary Election on August 26th. The deadline for all voters to request a mail-in ballot is THIS FRIDAY, August 15th at 5:00 p.m. Click here for contact information for all 15 county Elections Offices. Read more

Reading Scores Show Mixed Results

child reading naep fact sheet rounded corners drop shadow August 11, 2014

The Arizona Department of Education released AIMS test results last week. AIMS is the state standardized test that measures student achievement. 2014 was the first year in which 3rd grade students who score extremely low on reading proficiency will not be promoted to fourth grade, according to Arizona’s “Move On When Reading” law. The news on the test results is mixed.

Alarming Rate of Parents Not Immunizing their Children

Health Manual 2014 English for print, reduced size August 6, 2014

Many families are busy with back to school activities this month and one of those activities should be updating immunizations to keep kids healthy. Unfortunately, more and more parents are saying no to this basic health care step.

Candidates Weigh in on Kids’ Issues

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Starting today, voters who requested a mail-in ballot will start to see them arriving in their mailboxes. Before you cast your vote, you can see where your candidates stand on issues affecting children and families by reviewing the Vote for Kids non-partisan candidate questionnaires.
Legislative and gubernatorial candidates expressed their priorities for children and families in a 10-question survey co-sponsored by Children’s Action Alliance and nineteen other community organizations dedicated to children’s health, education and security (see sponsor list). Read more