Community leaders will examine child health and education issues in a community discussion April 24 in Montrose. To start the conversation, the Colorado Children’s Campaign will present statewide and county-specific data on child well-being from its 2014 KIDS COUNT in Colorado! report.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.
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.View Press Release
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
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