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Postpartum health coverage saves lives

When someone enrolled in AHCCCS gives birth, their coverage may expire just sixty days after their pregnancy ends.* Sixty days is not much time to recover from childbirth. And it means many people are forced to forego necessary postpartum health care due to the expense. For people with physical or mental…

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Help for Families May Be On The Way

President Biden’s Build Back Better (BBB) plan comprises exciting historical investments in children and families. These investments are critical to the well-being of our nation as we continue to endure the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic going into the year 2022. The Early Childhood funding packages…

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Thousands of Kinship Foster Parents Receive Pandemic Relief

Thank you to Governor Ducey, DES Director Michael Wisehart, and DCS Director Mike Faust for directing over $9 million in COVID relief to ensure that foster children placed with kin have the supports they need to weather the public health crisis. The Pandemic Emergency Assistance Funds are being distributed…

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It’s Time to Cross the Finish Line

In March 2021, the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) provided bold, compassionate, and swift support to Arizonans in desperate need of a lifeline. ARPA worked to put vaccines in arms, safely reopen schools, and put food on tables. But ARPA was a targeted response to the urgent public health and economic…

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Meet Our 2021 Honorees

On Thursday, we will celebrate two extraordinary leaders at Healing Through the Eyes of a Child fundraiser – Will Humble and Silvana Salcido Esparza. Will and Silvana are outspoken and passionate Arizonans who are not afraid to stand up for children and families. Through their service and random...

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Get a sneak peek - Healing Through the Eyes of a Child is next week

Healing Through the Eyes of a Child is next Thursday, October 28. Do you have your tickets? You don’t want to miss this one. We can’t wait to reconnect with our partners, coalition members, sponsors, and donors to celebrate the 2021 honorees, Will Humble and Silvana Salcido Esparza. Join us to raise…

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Who’s for Kids and Who’s Just Kidding

Check out this year’s scorecard Arizona legislators had a unique opportunity this legislative session. The pandemic did not result in the $1 billion deficit that was expected. Instead, analysts projected there was more than $1.5 billion in ongoing, unobligated revenues plus nearly $3 billion in...

A step in the right direction

Last week, the Invest in Arizona coalition submitted more than 215,000 signatures to block the $1.5 billion in tax cuts that were passed during the last legislative session and which overwhelmingly benefit the richest Arizonans. The coalition, which is comprised of Children’s Action Alliance, the Arizona…

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Join us for Healing: Through the Eyes of a Child, October 28th

We miss you! Let’s reconnect to support the well-being of children, to honor child advocates who made a remarkable difference during an unimaginable year, and to again show our commitment to help create an Arizona where all children thrive. When? October 28th, 2021 5:00PM-8:00PM Where? University Club…

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Let’s Keep the Progress Going

As the COVID-19 crisis approaches its 18th month, we are just now beginning to get a full picture of the damage the pandemic has done to our children and families, our schools, institutions, and our communities.  Initial data gave us a frightening look into how the pandemic might permanently damage…