Hundreds Inspired by Annual Luncheon Speaker to Tackle Childhood Adversity

Thank you to the nearly 800 community and business leaders, elected officials and child advocates who joined us at the Children’s Campaign’s 2014 Annual Luncheon Tuesday to hear Dr. Nadine Burke Harris reflect on her innovative approach to treating childhood adversity. The pediatrician said she’s confident that medical practitioners and early childhood experts will develop protocols and treatments to help offset the impacts of trauma and poverty on children within the next few decades.

Congress Reauthorizes Child Care and Development Block Grant for the First Time in Two Decades

For the first time in 18 years, the U.S. Congress reauthorized the block grant that is the primary source of funding for Colorado’s Child Care Assistance Program (CCCAP). Reflecting the growing bipartisan commitment to early childhood, the reauthorization was supported by a significant majority of both parties in both chambers. High-quality child care is vital for the success of children and their parents. 

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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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