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
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: 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
Denver, CO – The Colorado Children’s Campaign Board of Directors has named Kelly Causey as the organization’s next President and CEO. Causey has nearly two decades of experience in leading a large Colorado non-profit organization and is a dedicated advocate for children.View Press Release
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