Census Bureau’s Supplemental Poverty Measure Finds Public Programs Kept Millions of U.S. Children Out of Poverty in 2013

Public benefits kept more than 8 million American children out of poverty in 2013, according to a report released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau. The report uses an experimental poverty measure called the Supplemental Poverty Measure, or SPM, rather than the official poverty measure. 

Colorado Standards and Assessments Task Force Roundtable Discussions

The Colorado Standards and Assessments Task Force will be holding a series of roundtable discussions to provide an opportunity for parents, educators, residents and other interested stakeholders to communicate directly with Task Force members. 

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The Annual Luncheon is one of the most important events every year for the Colorado Children’s Campaign, including one of our largest fundraisers.  The Luncheon has become a Colorado tradition, bringing together nearly 800 of Colorado’s most influential community and business leaders to support the Children’s Campaign and focus on the pressing issues that affect our kids.

The Luncheon is considered a must-attend event for those who care about kids, and this year will be no exception.  Mark your calendar now!

The event will be held Tuesday, November 18, 2014 from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m at The Seawell Grand Ballroom at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, 1101 13th Street.

Tickets:
Early Bird Registration through October 17: $95 each individual tickets, $950 social tables of 10 guests
After October 17: $115 each individual tickets; $1150 social tables of 10 guests

Click here to register

The 2014 Session of the Colorado General Assembly has ended. Click here to read our annual legislative impacts report summarizing our priority legislation during the 2014 Colorado General Assembly.

Here are a few additional resources to help you advocate for Colorado kids:

 

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