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Health. Education. Security.

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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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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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Federal Funding could help looming workforce shortage crisis in child care

In mid-March, Congress passed the American Recovery Act (ARA). The legislation was the latest in a string of COVID relief bills intended to assist families, businesses, and communities through the pandemic. The Act set aside $39 billion to help the child care system which has struggled to remain afloat…

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State lawmakers should expand KidsCare eligibility ASAP

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American Rescue Plan is a major victory for Arizona children and families

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Pandemic reveals need for direct financial support of former foster youth