Statement from Colorado Children’s Campaign President and CEO Kelly Causey on today’s Colorado Supreme Court decision to uphold Senate Bill 10-191, the Great Teachers and Leaders law:View Press Release
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.
The 75-member Colorado CHIP Coalition applauds Gov. John Hickenlooper’s office for putting forward this short-term solution to the imminent CHP+ coverage losses facing Colorado families. This emergency supplemental request will allow Colorado to delay sending CHP+ coverage termination notices to tens of thousands of Colorado families during the holidays.View Press Release
The 2017 KIDS COUNT® Data Book released today by the Annie E. Casey Foundation shows that kids in other states are benefiting more from gains in the economic well-being, education, health and family and community indicators.View Press Release
KIDS COUNT: Coloradans Report that Racial Disparities in Child Well-Being Are Deeply Rooted in Policy
The 2017 edition of KIDS COUNT in Colorado! highlights racial and ethnic inequities in child well-being and explores how public policy decisions—intentional and not—throughout our country’s history have shaped the opportunities available to children and families of color in Colorado.View Press Release
New York Times-bestselling author Wes Moore, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock and leaders in policy change for kids will speak at the Colorado Children’s Campaign 2016 Annual Luncheon on Dec. 7.View Press Release
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.View Press Release