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. 

Report: The Affordable Care Act is Helping Cover Colorado Kids

Report: The Affordable Care Act is Helping Cover Colorado Kids

Date Posted: October 27, 2015

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.

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Colorado Child Poverty Rate Declines for Second Year

Colorado Child Poverty Rate Declines for Second Year

Date Posted: September 18, 2015

The child poverty rate in Colorado declined to 15.4 percent in 2014, the first time the state has seen a back-to-back decline since the annual measure began in 2000. The rate declined from 16.9 percent in 2013, making Colorado one of 10 states with statistically significant declines.

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Uninsured Rate for Colorado Kids Plummets

Uninsured Rate for Colorado Kids Plummets

Date Posted: September 1, 2015

Chris Watney, President and CEO of the Colorado Children’s Campaign, highlights today’s release of the Colorado Health Access Survey and the great news it brings for Colorado’s kids and families. The uninsured rate for children in Colorado is 2.5 percent, which is down from 7 percent in 2013.

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