“Leslie Colwell, Colorado Children’s Campaign vice president, said the nonprofit group found on average 10% of households reported not having enough to eat from late April 2020 to March 2021.”View Press Coverage
In the News
As a trusted source of expertise and data regarding children in Colorado, the Colorado Children’s Campaign is frequently cited in news stories statewide, increasing the visibility of issues affecting the health, education, and wellbeing of our state’s kids. Please read through the following articles to learn more about important issues affecting Colorado children.
“Even before the pandemic, Colorado’s teen suicide rate reached its highest level on record. In 2019, 80 young Coloradans tragically lost their lives to suicide. That’s according to the Colorado Children’s Campaign.”View Press Coverage
“We’re really concerned, as are many other folks, about the fact that the expanded Child Tax Credit expired,” said Sarah Barnes, Manager of Special Policy Initiatives at Colorado Children’s Campaign.View Press Coverage
Melissa Mares, senior policy analyst for early childhood at the Colorado Children’s Campaign, wants the state’s approach to take a holistic view of young children, give families a say, and better align various metrics.View Press Coverage
“She currently works with Better Business Bureau serving Northern Colorado and Wyoming, Colorado Children’s Campaign and the El Pomar North Regional Council.”View Press Coverage
“Truswell has served as a director on the board of a host of local organizations such as the Better Business Bureau serving Northern Colorado and Wyoming, Colorado Children’s Campaign and the El Pomar North Regional Council.”View Press Coverage