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. 

Thursday Thoughts: In-Person Pandemic Storytimes

Thursday Thoughts: In-Person Pandemic Storytimes

Storytime in the Stacks |  December 16, 2021

According to the Colorado Children’s Campaign 2021 Kids Count Report, about one-third of Colorado households with children have struggled to pay for housing and household expenses. Parents reported increased mental health struggles (which we know impacts children’s mental health as well).

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Colorado releases draft plan for voluntary universal preschool

Colorado releases draft plan for voluntary universal preschool

Colorado Newsline |  December 9, 2021

“It’s a recognition of the expertise of the folks in those communities, of the leadership that’s there, of a need for local champions who can make connections for families and know the resources that exist,” said Melissa Mares, an early childhood policy fellow at the Colorado Children’s Campaign.

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