Arkansas and the Annie E. Casey Foundation

According to the 2022 KIDS COUNT Data Book, Arkansas ranked 43rd among the 50 states in overall child well-being.


On the Ground in Arkansas

Ourwork initiatives cwsg

Family Well-Being Strategy Group

Providing strategic consulting and technical assistance to child welfare agencies to keep children safe, strengthen the connections between children and their families and improve children’s long-term success.

Ourwork initiatives kidscountnetwork


A group of state-based child advocacy and research organizations that use data to promote smart policies on issues ranging from child welfare and juvenile justice to education and economic opportunity.

Lessons From Arkansas