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  • Arizona 2016 Vote for Public Education – Watch the Video


    Stumped on how to know which candidates are really willing to support public education? There are a few simple questions that can help you figure that out. Click to watch AZ Schools Now’s video to find out what to ask candidates in your legislative district about their comm ...

    Arizona 2016 Vote for Public Education – Watch the Video
  • KidsCare is Back, Families Can Begin Applying Now for Sept 1 Coverage


    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


    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


    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


    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

Arizona Kids Count Data Shows Successes, Declines in Kids’ Conditions

canstockphoto8108866 August 24, 2016 New county-level statistics compiled by Children’s Action Alliance, in partnership with the Annie E. Casey Foundation, show a detailed insight into child poverty, academic achievement, child safety and juvenile crime in Arizona. The 2016 Arizona KIDS COUNT Data Book analyzes five years of data from 2009 – 2014, comparing conditions for kids and families from a difficult economic period during and after the nation slowly emerged from the Great Recession. Read more

Your Opportunity to Give Input on Arizona’s Education Priorities is Here

kid learning photo August 23, 2016 The state’s Department of Education is inviting all Arizonans to share their priorities for education by responding to an online survey, the results of which will be used to develop Arizona’s plan for implementing the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).  ESSA, which will replace No Child Left Behind as the primary federal legislation addressing the nation’s public education system, is scheduled to be implemented in the 2017-2018 school year.   Read more

Join Us for the 5th Grandparents Ambassadors Summit

bill signing gparents ducey August 19, 2016 Arizona Grandparent Ambassadors statewide will gather at the 5th Arizona Grandparent Ambassador Summit next month to network and plan for next steps in their advocacy agenda.Whether you are a grandparent raising a grandchild or community supporter, your participation is welcome.  This summit is a great event to meet others in the same situation, discuss matters of concern and attend workshop sessions on legal issues, being an advocate and helping kids through traumatic situations. Read more

Children’s Issues Are Critical This and Every Election Year

I stand for kids' issues Edit August 16, 2016 There is a lot of sound and fury to take our attention this election season. A new national poll shows that American voters recognize the importance of voting for kids. The online poll, conducted this past spring by Hart Research Associates on behalf of the Children’s Leadership Council, found nearly two-thirds of voters polled say the next president and Congress should invest more in children, including in education, health and nutrition programs that benefit kids. Read more

Trends in Child Safety

sad kid cropped August 11, 2016 Arizonans remain on red alert about our responsibility to protect children from abuse and neglect as we hear about horrible cases of parents killing children, children suddenly removed from group homes due to safety concerns, and a judge holding the Department of Child Safety in contempt of court due to a lack of timely services to families.All of these conditions demand attention and action. Read more