Tag Archives: It’s About Kids Network

It’s About Kids Welcomes Two New Leaders

The Colorado Children’s Campaign is pleased to welcome two new leaders to our It’s About Kids state-wide advocacy network. Sarah Wilhelm is a research analyst for San Juan College and joins the network team in La Plata County. Sarah is …

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Chaffee County Community Leaders Kick Off It’s About Kids Retreat

It’s About Kids Leaders were joined by community leaders in Salida this week for a community discussion about child well-being and to kick off the annual It’s About Kids Retreat. The Children’s Campaign holds the event each year for It’s …

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Colorado Springs to Grand Junction: Bringing KIDS COUNT in Colorado! to a Community Near You

The annual KIDS COUNT in Colorado! tour has begun with staff from the Colorado Children’s Campaign traveling to Colorado Springs, Greeley, Grand Junction, Montrose, and Glenwood Springs to present local data from the 2014 KIDS COUNT in Colorado! report in …

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It’s About Kids Network Continues to Grow

The Colorado Children’s Campaign is excited to welcome two new It’s About Kids leaders to our network of child advocates. Betsy Overton is the Coordinator for Connections 4 Kids which provides resources and services to young children in Moffat and …

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Capitol Update – Mar. 14, 2014

Strengthen Vaccine Opt-Out Rules: HB 14-1288 (Pabon/Aguilar) was approved 9-2 by the House Health, Insurance and Environment Committee late Thursday evening after more than six hours of testimony. The bill strikes a balance between preserving parental choice and protecting public …

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Speak Up for Kids Day Draws Record Number of Advocates to the Capitol

Parents and child advocates from across Colorado gathered at the State Capitol Thursday for the third annual Speak Up for Kids Day at the Capitol. More than 135 participants filled the halls to talk to legislators about child health and …

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State Board of Education Hears Support for Higher Student Expectations from Around the State

Libby Culver, Director of Early Childhood Programs for Durango School District 9-R and It’s About Kids (IAK) Network Leader in La Plata County, testified at the State Board of Education meeting on Tuesday in favor of the new Colorado Academic Standards. She …

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It’s About Kids Network Growth

It’s About Kids, our statewide, grassroots advocacy network, has almost doubled over the past year! Thank you to the leaders across the state who made this possible. Click on the image to see the change!    

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Combining Voices in La Plata County

This is the third in a three-part series highlighting success stories from the It’s About Kids Network in 2013. In rural Colorado, a group of local advocates showed the impact people can have when they join together in a common …

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Welcome New IAK Community and Leaders

The It’s About Kids advocacy network at the Colorado Children’s Campaign continues to grow! We are extremely pleased to welcome a new community—Grand County. Our leaders there are Sheryl Shushan, Executive Director of the Rural Resort Region NE Early Childhood …

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