Author Archives: Children's Campaign

Still time to register for Where the Change Happens: State and Federal Budgets

  The programs and infrastructure funded through state and federal budget processes can support our children and families to succeed, or leave us without the resources we need to get by. Learn how the process works and how you can …

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Did you catch the #SaludTues tweetchat on early childhood development?

During this week’s #SaludTues tweetchat to elevate early childhood development, child advocates including the Children’s Campaign, SaludToday, Child Trends, 1,000 Days, and Nacer Sano posted more than 1,000 tweets in one hour about the importance of the early years. The …

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Fast Fact- August 18, 2017

In 2015, nearly one in four Colorado children (23 percent of all kids in the state) lived in an immigrant family. Immigrant families are defined as families in which at least one parent was born outside of the United States. …

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Make Your Voice Heard on Health Care at the Governor’s Town Hall

          Governor Hickenlooper and Lieutenant Governor Lynne are holding a town hall on health care, and you are invited to add your voice to the bipartisan effort to help improve our state’s health care system. Date …

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Join us on 8/15 for a #SaludTues tweetchat on early childhood development!

We’ll be cohosting a Twitter chat on Tuesday, August 15, at 11:00 a.m. about early childhood development and Latino children together with Salud America, Nacer Sano Baby, 1,000 Days and Child Trends. Early care providers and early childhood development programs …

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Sundari Kraft Honored with the 2017 Dr. Virgilio Licona Community Health Leadership Award

Last week, the Colorado Health Foundation honored Sundari Kraft with the 2017 Dr. Virgilio Licona Community Health Leadership Award at the Colorado Health Symposium. This annual award program recognizes Coloradans who are finding innovative and effective strategies to overcome barriers …

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Fast Fact- August 10, 2017

In 2015, Colorado’s median family income among households with children was $76,600. Since 2010, Colorado’s median family income for households with kids has risen every year, increasing by nearly $13,000 during that time. To find out how Colorado compares to …

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Reflection on the Colorado Health Symposium 2017

This week, four lucky staffers attended the Colorado Health Symposium in Keystone, Colorado. The theme of the Symposium, “Let’s Talk About…Inequality,” highlighted many of the issues the Campaign has been learning about as we work to integrate a racial equity …

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Parent Workshop: Creating Healthy Schools

Action for Healthy Kids, LiveWell Colorado, Colorado PTA and Wellness Training Specialists are excited to announce a parent workshop are hosting together in three different locations in southwest Colorado in September: “Creating Healthy Schools: What Parents Need to Know | …

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Fast Fact- August 04, 2017

In 2016, 44 percent of all Colorado fourth grade students met or exceeded grade-level expectations on the English Language Arts portion of the Colorado Measures of Academic Success (CMAS). Fourth grade marks the point where students shift from learning how …

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