“[We] made the move recently to a four-day school week, which we know will have implications for students and their families,” said Leslie Colwell with the nonprofit Colorado Children’s Campaign.View Press Coverage
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As a trusted source of expertise and data about 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 children in Colorado. Please read through the following articles to learn more about important issues affecting Colorado children.
According to Colorado Children’s Campaign’s 2018 “Kids Count in Colorado!,” the 2016 child abuse and neglect rate for Logan County per 1,000 was 15.8, down from 21.1 in 2015, but higher than Colorado 2016 rate of 8.4.View Press Coverage
That’s just one nutshell of information from the “2018 KIDS COUNT in Colorado!,” an annual publication of the Colorado Children’s Campaign released in March, in its 25th year, but it’s a telling piece. The headline captures the paradox of the modern economy, which requires a large number of low-wage workers.View Press Coverage
The former Colorado Treasurer has spent her career in the public sector but believes she understands what business needs.View Press Coverage
A phased increase to the minimum wage that Colorado voters approved in 2016 will help families in poverty, said Erin Miller, vice president of health initiatives at the Colorado Children’s Campaign.View Press Coverage