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2020 Annual Report

A look at our impact in 2020.

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To improve the quality of life for children.

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Priority Bill Tracking

The latest legislation impacting children and families.

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Health. Education. Security.

199

Young Adults

who lived in foster care now have access to a college education with a tuition waiver

5,000

Children

being raised by their grandparents or other relatives have more stability thanks to a small financial stipend

30,000

Children

in working families have more access to quality early learning through improved child care policies

750,000

Arizona Children

can still count on affordable health coverage through Medicaid and KidsCare

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Impacting lives.

Our 2021 Legislative Priorities

We urge elected officials to protect Arizona’s ability to meet the education, health care, and human services needs of vulnerable children and families by not introducing new tax cuts, tax credits, or any other legislation that reduces state revenue.

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Issues we support

We work to create an Arizona where every child is safe, loved, and has access to quality education and affordable health care.

AZ Kids Count Data Book

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Our signature resource, the Arizona KIDS COUNT Data Book, is the only Data Book that focuses on statewide data trends about children. The Data Book is one of many ways we inform and influence others to advance policies to benefit Arizona children.

Kids Count Data Book

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Arizona Families with Children Continue to Struggle During the Pandemic

Since 2019, more Arizona children are living in high poverty areas, and more children in the state are without health insurance, according to the 2021 KIDS COUNT® Data Book, a 50-state report of recent household data developed by the Annie E. Casey Foundation analyzing how families have fared between…

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SCOTUS UPHOLDS THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT!!!

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Foster Youth Need Stimulus Payments - No Strings Attached

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Buying Health Insurance on Healthcare.gov Just Got Way More Affordable

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#ReleaseTheFunds: Make sure pandemic relief intended for foster youth gets to foster youth!