Press Releases

At the Colorado Children's Campaign, we're constantly working to improve the health and wellbeing of Colorado children through data-driven public policy. We provide Coloradoans with trusted data and research on child wellbeing and organize an extensive state-wide network of dedicated child advocates. Please read the following press releases to learn more about how we're working to improve the lives of Colorado's children. 

Poverty Rates for Colorado Children Tick Downward in 2015

Poverty Rates for Colorado Children Tick Downward in 2015

Date Posted: September 16, 2016

Denver, CO – Small declines in the poverty rates among black and Latino children in Colorado contributed to a slight overall drop in the child poverty rate statewide, according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Nationally, child poverty fell from 21.7 percent in 2014 to 20.7 percent in 2015.

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Colorado is 20th in Nation for Wellbeing of Kids

Colorado is 20th in Nation for Wellbeing of Kids

Date Posted: June 21, 2016

Denver, CO – Colorado moved up one spot to 20th in the nation in a ranking of overall child wellbeing, according to the 2016 KIDS COUNT® Data Book released today by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Colorado’s gains in the economic wellbeing and health of kids drove the improved ranking this year.

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