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  • New Arizona Data

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    New data released last week from the Census Bureau shows that more than one in every four children in Arizona - more than 400,000 children - live in poverty. The number of poor children in the state is higher than the population of Scottsdale and Tempe combined. This is the 10th ...

    New Arizona Data
  • Be a Superhero…and Get Your Tickets Today

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    GET YOUR TICKETS TODAY! Be a Superhero...Through the Eyes of a Child You may not be able to leap tall buildings in a single bound, but you can be superhero for Arizona's kids by supporting Children's Action Alliance and our annual Awards Luncheon and Silent Auction.

    Be a Superhero…and Get Your Tickets Today
  • 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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New Arizona Data

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New data released last week from the Census Bureau shows that more than one in every four children in Arizona – more than 400,000 children – live in poverty. The number of poor children in the state is higher than the population of Scottsdale and Tempe combined. This is the 10th highest child poverty rate in the country.

Thank You’s All Around

September 19, 2014

This morning, Children’s Action Alliance and Scottsdale Unified School District hosted nine legislative candidates at the Arcadia Neighborhood Learning Center (ANLC) to talk about childhood hunger and its impact on health and learning. Several years ago, ANLC started the Healthy Packs program in partnership with the City of Scottsdale, Vista del Camino, and Concerned Citizens for Community Health. Read more

Be a Superhero…and Get Your Tickets Today

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GET YOUR TICKETS TODAY!
Be a Superhero…Through the Eyes of a Child
You may not be able to leap tall buildings in a single bound, but you can be superhero for Arizona’s kids by supporting Children’s Action Alliance and our annual Awards Luncheon and Silent Auction.

State Spending on K-12 Education Is Up – Barely

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The Joint Legislative Budget Committee staff has issued its annual calculation of K-12 education spending over the last ten years – from fiscal year 2006 through the current fiscal year (2015).Compared to last year, fiscal year 2015 per-pupil funding, adjusted for inflation, has increased by $17 to $3,529, a 0.5% increase. This is still significantly less than fiscal year 2008, when per-pupil spending was $4,654.

2014 National Latino Children’s Summit

September 5, 2014

On Friday, October 3rd, you’re invited to attend the kick off reception for the 2014 National Latino Children’s Summit featuring Arturo Vargas, the Executive Director of the National Association of Latino Elected Officials, and the PBS Documentary, Latino Americans – “Peril and Promise”. Food, fun and entertainment will be provided at the event held at the Virginia G. Read more