Category: It’s About Kids

IAK Leader Spotlight: Jodi Walker

The It’s About Kids Network is the Colorado Children’s Campaign’s statewide, grassroots advocacy network. It is comprised of dedicated health, early childhood and K-12 education professionals, community and business leaders, parents and other engaged citizens. We’re featuring some of these …

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It’s About Kids Retreat – Glenwood Springs

Thank you to our It’s About Kids Network Leaders and guests who joined us last week for our annual retreat! We gathered in Glenwood Springs to dive into issues facing kids in Colorado, expand our advocacy skills and deepen relationships. …

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IAK Leader Spotlight: Shirley Ritter

The It’s About Kids Network is the Colorado Children’s Campaign’s statewide, grassroots advocacy network. It is comprised of dedicated health, early childhood and K-12 education professionals, community and business leaders, parents and other engaged citizens. We’re featuring some of these …

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Children’s Campaign Staff Visit Organizations in Durango and Ignacio

As part of our KIDS COUNT tours, we are visiting local organizations in each community to broaden our understanding of issues facing children and families. Last week, we were fortunate to visit two organizations doing great work for kids and …

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KIDS COUNT Tour Rolls On, with Stops in Longmont and Durango

The Children’s Campaign’s tour around the state to present data on child well-being from our annual KIDS COUNT in Colorado! report continued this week with stops in Longmont and Durango. The Early Childhood Council of Boulder County hosted us at …

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Southwestern Colorado Hosts KIDS COUNT Tour

Today the Colorado Children’s Campaign wrapped up a 7-day tour of communities across Southwestern Colorado to share information on child well-being from our annual KIDS COUNT in Colorado! report. The Montelores Early Childhood Council hosted a KIDS COUNT presentation in …

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It’s About Kids Rocks Estes Park!  

  More than 45 It’s About Kids leaders and Children’s Campaign staff gathered in the beautiful mountains of Estes Park for two days of meetings, workshops and valuable discussions about children’s issues this week. The group is re-energized and ready …

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30 Years Bold: It’s About Kids Advocacy Network

Formed in 1998 with three inaugural communities, It’s About Kids (IAK) is the Colorado Children’s Campaign’s statewide network of child advocates that includes health, early childhood and K-12 education professionals, community and business leaders, parents and other advocates. IAK is …

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Welcome IAK Network Leaders

Two new community leaders joined the It’s About Kids network recently. We’re pleased to welcome Maegan Lokteff, Executive Director of Grand Beginnings, part of the Rural Resort Region NE Early Childhood Council, from Grand County. Lea Ann Laybourn is a …

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2015 KIDS COUNT Tour Stops in Grand Junction and Delta

Thanks to It’s About Kids Network Leaders who hosted us for KIDS COUNT presentations and community visits this week in Grand Junction and Delta. In addition to KIDS COUNT discussions in both communities, our outreach team was honored to visit …

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