Press Releases

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. 

Colorado Child Poverty Rate Declined in 2013

Colorado Child Poverty Rate Declined in 2013

Date Posted: September 18, 2014

Child poverty in Colorado decreased in 2013 for the first time since the start of the Great Recession, according to data released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. The rate in 2013 was 16.9 percent, down from 18.5 percent in 2012—a statistically significant decline according to the Census Bureau.

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More Colorado Kids Living in Poverty than During Recession

More Colorado Kids Living in Poverty than During Recession

Date Posted: March 24, 2014

Denver, CO – More Colorado children were living in poverty in 2012— when the economy was technically in recovery—than during the worst of the Great Recession, according to 2014 edition of KIDS COUNT in Colorado! report released today from the Colorado Children’s Campaign.

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