In the News

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.

High School students call for changes to school funding

High School students call for changes to school funding

The Denver Channel |  February 20, 2020

The Colorado Youth Congress brings students together to talk about issues important to them and helps them take action. This year, the group joined forces with the Colorado Children’s Campaign to push for a uniform property tax rate, or uniform mill levy.

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Committee R’s vote against ‘informed choice’ bill

Committee R’s vote against ‘informed choice’ bill

The Chaffee Country Times |  February 15, 2020

Another surprise from last week came from information distributed by the Colorado Children’s Campaign. With all the battles going on at the federal level concerning illegal immigrants, folks just naturally assume the majority of immigrant children in Colorado are probably illegal as well.

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Local groups get dental funding

Local groups get dental funding

Post Independent |  January 26, 2020

In addition to annual open grant-making, Delta’s portfolio features a variety of projects including the Colorado Medical-Dental Integration Project, policy organizations such as the Colorado Children’s Campaign.

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Colorado voters will decide on $1.6 billion tax increase for education

Colorado voters will decide on $1.6 billion tax increase for education

Chalkbeat |  August 14, 2018

In contrast, the Colorado Children’s Campaign quickly issued a statement in support of the measure, calling it a “once-in-a-generation opportunity to create an education financing system that is more adequate, modern, equitable, and sustainable. This is the first step in removing structural barriers to opportunity and ensuring every chance for every child to succeed.”

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