A Voice For Arizona’s Children For More Than 25 Years
  • We Are Hiring a Policy Associate…

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    Join us as we continue to serve as a voice for Arizona children in the community and at the legislature. Click here for more information about the position and how to apply.

    We Are Hiring a Policy Associate…
  • School Vouchers and Why They are Not Good for AZ Public Schools

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    Children’s Action Alliance fought to defeat SB 1431 this legislative session, the expansion of school vouchers, called Empowerment Scholarship Accounts, or ESAs. We worked hard to let lawmakers know that this diversion of public dollars into private and religious schools would ...

    School Vouchers and Why They are Not Good for AZ Public Schools
  • Conditions for Arizona Kids Show Few Bright Spots, Health Care Strides at Risk

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    The Annie E. Casey Foundation’s 2017 KIDS COUNT® Data Book finds Arizona’s conditions for kids remain difficult, in the bottom five in the nation, ranking 46th. The yearly analysis looks at 16 different indicators affecting children’s health, economic well-being and family ...

    Conditions for Arizona Kids Show Few Bright Spots, Health Care Strides at Risk
  • The Good and Not-So-Good of the 2018 State Budget

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    The state legislature ended its 2017 session last night. There were a few small bright spots for children and families. But the big decisions put us on a path to endanger children’s health, education and security going forward. Many Arizona lawmakers continue to point to the 20 ...

    The Good and Not-So-Good of the 2018 State Budget
  • Thank You, So. Arizona, for Helping Us Celebrate Champion for Children, Susie Huhn

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    A big thank you to Southern Arizona friends and partners for joining us at our Champion for Children event in Tucson last night to celebrate Casa de los Niños CEO Susie Huhn. Susie is respected throughout Arizona and around the country for her extraordinary work with the communi ...

    Thank You, So. Arizona, for Helping Us Celebrate Champion for Children, Susie Huhn

Most Recent

Thank You for Fighting for Health Care for Arizona Families!

July 28, 2017 Thank you for being a voice for Arizona children and families in the fight for affordable health coverage. Click the image below for a brief video message: You can personally reach out to Senator John McCain’s office and send him a note of thanks for standing up for Arizonans by filling in this contact form online. Read more

We Are Hiring a Policy Associate…

July 25, 2017 Join us as we continue to serve as a voice for Arizona children in the community and at the legislature. Click here for more information about the position and how to apply. Read more

Happy New Year! Fiscal Year, That Is

July 18, 2017 This month marks the beginning of Arizona’s new fiscal year. What do you think fiscal year 2018 looks like compared to ten years ago? You may be surprised! • General revenues to the state are below where they were 10 years ago – despite population growth of more than 650,000. • The Rainy Day fund balance is $240 million LESS than it was ten years ago. Read more

Urge Senators McCain and Flake to Start Over on a New Health Care Bill

June 28, 2017 Your efforts to convince Congress to pass meaningful health care reform are working: The U.S. Senate put off voting on health care reform until after the July 4th holiday recess. Now is the time to keep the message strong to Senators McCain and Flake that we need a bill that works for Arizona, NOT one that pulls the rug out from thousands of children, seniors, and people with disabilities. Read more

Who’s for Kids and Who’s Just Kidding: A 2017 Legislative Report Card for Kids

June 26, 2017 Children’s Action Alliance is pleased to bring you our annual report card, Who’s for Kids and Who’s Just Kidding, an overview of how your legislators voted on priority measures for the 2017 session. This year, we looked at how lawmakers voted on tax cuts, the state budget, school vouchers (Empowerment Scholarship Accounts) and driver’s insurance for foster youth. Read more