The Annual Conference is in May!

ACAAA invites you to join us as we celebrate 50 years of service in the state of Arkansas! The annual conference event—to be held May 20-24, 2024, at the Wyndham Riverfront North Little Rock—will feature a dynamic roster of presenters. This year’s theme is Infusing Resilience in Changing Times. Participants will receive tips and best practices that will grow their organizations. Visit the Annual Conference Eventbrite page for more information and to purchase tickets.

For hotel reservations, visit the Wyndham’s ACAAA Annual Conference page—or call directly to the hotel at  501-371-9000.

Who should attend?

• Direct Service Providers  • ECE Professionals  • Case Managers  • Community Leaders

Topics will include:

DEI Early Childhood Education Coalition Building Community Action History
Employee Wellness Trauma-Informed Care Community Partnerships & Networking Organizational Mission & Vision
Team Building ACEs Policy Trends Resource Development
Succession Planning Family Development Data Collection, Aggregation, & Reporting ROMA
Leadership Development Advocacy Customer Service Performance Management Standards
Program Development Human Resources Agency Efficiencies

The Arkansas Community Action Agencies Association’s Kids to College Progam is a college savings program for children of Entergy customers who meet certain income requirements.

The program is for children 16 years or younger whose legal parent or guardian is an Entergy customer.  Once an account has been opened and confirmed for eligibility, Entergy deposits $50 into the account.

Guardianship status may be confirmed via previous year’s tax return; birth certficate; legal/court document; copy of report card; or benefit determination or award letter. • Proof of child age can include birth certificate; government-issued photo identification; tax return; copy of report card; or immunization card.

Income requirements • Participants’ annual income must be at or below $60,000 (single) or $80,000 (couple). Proof of income can include previous year’s tax return; benefit determination letter; LIHEAP notice of action; current EBT card; Section 8 worksheet; one months’ check stubs; W2(s); bank statement showing direct deposits from employer; or self-certification.

Participants must be children of Entergy customers • Proof of customer address can include a recent Entergy bill; Entergy account number; or an Entergy help desk query.

For questions, contact ACAAA via email at To apply, click here.