Press Releases

At the Colorado Children's Campaign, we're constantly working to improve the health and well-being of Colorado children through data-driven public policy. We provide trusted data and research on child well-being 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. 

Pandemic Pain Points Coloradans with Children Struggle with Depression, Hunger, Lack of Health Insurance, and Face Risk of Foreclosure or Eviction

Pandemic Pain Points Coloradans with Children Struggle with Depression, Hunger, Lack of Health Insurance, and Face Risk of Foreclosure or Eviction

Date Posted: December 10, 2020

Colorado families are struggling to meet the needs of children during the COVID-19 pandemic while also managing finances, school, work and mental health, according to a new policy report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, a decades-long advocate for young people in America. Kids, Families and COVID-19: Pandemic Pain Points and the Urgent Need to Respond shows in detail how children and families are suffering from the unprecedented social disruptions and economic storm set off by the global health crisis.

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Statement: Gov. Polis Releases Proposed Budget, Colorado’s Kids and Families Need to be Prioritized

Statement: Gov. Polis Releases Proposed Budget, Colorado’s Kids and Families Need to be Prioritized

Date Posted: November 2, 2020

DENVER— Today Governor Jared Polis released his proposed budget for the 2021-22 fiscal year to the Colorado General Assembly’s Joint Budget Committee (JBC). The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted budgets across the nation, from state and local governments to those of working families, and it is pertinent now more than ever that our state’s lawmakers and budget writers both dedicate and defend what precious resources we do have to supporting kids and families.

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