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. 

Kids Count Data book 2018

Thousands of Young Children in Colorado at Risk of Not Being Counted in 2020 Census

Date Posted: June 27, 2018

DENVER—One in five of Colorado’s youngest children is at risk of not being counted in the 2020 census, according to a new report released today by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. As many as 62,000 Colorado children under 5 live in communities that are considered hard to count. Without efforts to ensure all Colorado children are counted in the 2020 census, kids will be deprived of investment and representation during their critical early years, according to the 2018 KIDS COUNT® Data Book. 

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25-Year Look at Child Well-Being Shows Progress Amid Poverty Swings

25-Year Look at Child Well-Being Shows Progress Amid Poverty Swings

Date Posted: March 20, 2018

DENVER—Colorado children have seen significant progress in some areas of health, early development and education in the past 25 years, according to a new report from the Colorado Children’s Campaign. Yet, stagnant wages for many Coloradans, along with barriers to employment, have meant stubborn poverty rates for kids.

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Statement on Today’s Emergency Supplemental Funding Request

Statement on Today’s Emergency Supplemental Funding Request

Date Posted: December 19, 2017

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.

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