ERIC Number: ED331607
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
A Platform for Arizona's Children.
Children's Action Alliance, Phoenix, AZ.
The Children's Action Alliance (CAA) is a private nonprofit organization working on behalf of Arizona children. The CAA and other groups sponsor the Arizona Children's Campaign, whose goal is to influence public policy in such a way that the quality of children's lives will be improved as a result. This synopsis of CAA reports of the last several years integrates contributions of many groups. Actions that citizens can take to help children are suggested. Issues relating to children in Arizona are discussed, and the state's responses to the issues are described. For each issue, proposals for action by elected officials are offered. The issues concern: (1) maternal and child health care, including prenatal care, health insurance, and immunization; (2) early care and education; (3) abused and neglected children; (4) homelessness and housing; and (5) poverty. A list of 23 references is provided. (BC)
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Child Advocacy, Child Health, Children, Day Care, Early Intervention, Elementary Education, Homeless People, Poverty, Preschool Education, Private Agencies, Public Policy, State Aid, State Government, State Programs
Children's Action Alliance, 4001 North Third Street, #160, Phoenix, AZ 85020 (free).
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Children's Defense Fund, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Children's Action Alliance, Phoenix, AZ.
Identifiers: Arizona; Childrens Action Alliance AZ; State Legislators; State Regulation; State Role