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.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.
Denver, CO – A declining child poverty rate is among several important indicators of child well-being that are improving in Colorado, according to a new report from the Colorado Children’s Campaign. The drop in the poverty rate in 2014 marks the first consecutive decline in more than a decade.View Press Release
Denver, CO – Colorado has seen a significant decline in the rate of uninsured Hispanic children in recent years, according to a new report released jointly today by the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families, the National Council of La Raza, and the All Kids Covered Coalition.View Press Release
Denver, CO – The Colorado Children’s Campaign will mark its 30th Anniversary with an exploration of how ideas become movements at its 2015 Annual Luncheon on Dec. 2 at the Seawell Grand Ballroom.View Press Release
The Affordable Care Act has helped cut the number of uninsured children in Colorado from over 8 percent to only 5.6 percent, an historic low for the state, according to a new report released by the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families and the Colorado All Kids Covered Coalition.View Press Release
Denver, CO – Results from a new bipartisan poll released today by the First Five Years Fund, in partnership with the Colorado Children’s Campaign, find that voters of all parties share a top national priority: investing in early childhood education.View Press Release