A bill introduced this week in the Colorado Legislature would level the playing field for parents, whether they choose to vaccinate or not, and seek to increase the vaccination rate among the nearly 3,000 unvaccinated or under-vaccinated children entering kindergarten each 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.
In its new report, the Annie E. Casey Foundation finds that a large majority of children in the United States are not reading proficiently by the time they reach fourth grade—a key predictor of a student’s future educational and economic success.View Press Release
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced today that Colorado will receive a bonus payment of more than $58 million in recognition of its leadership role in getting more children covered by health insurance in 2013. This is the largest amount awarded to any state this year.View Press Release
Five years of state spending examined in the Colorado Children’s Budget 2013 shows that investments in child health, education, and safety are not keeping up with a growing child population.View Press Release
According to a new report, The Future of Children’s Health Care Coverage in Colorado, Colorado has made great strides toward its goal of providing quality, affordable health care coverage for all children.View Press Release
Denver, CO – A new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation sounds the alarm that the nation is failing to invest enough in the early years—at the same time Colorado voters face an opportunity to make the most significant investment in young children in the state’s history.View Press Release