Lauren Hecht as a baby Lauren Hecht as an adult

Lauren Hecht

Title: Communications and Advocacy Fellow

Lauren Hecht serves as the Communications and Advocacy Fellow for the Colorado Children’s Campaign. She is responsible for providing strategic support to the organization’s digital and print communications, social media campaigns, community outreach, and engagement efforts. She facilitates the writing, editing, and publishing of our weekly KidsFlash newsletter and helps to manage our social media platforms and their design. Before moving to Denver, Lauren previously assisted the border security and migration programs of the Washington Office on Latin America, the office of U.S. Senator Mark Warner, and the Annual and Mutual Aid funds of her college. She graduated from Colorado College in May of 2021 with a degree in Political Science and minors in Latin American Studies and Art Studio.

Things You May Not Know:

Hometown: Richmond, VA
College: Colorado College
Major: Political Science
Favorite Children's Book: Frog and Toad
Favorite Thing About Life In Colorado: Low humidity, mountains, and the aspens in the fall
Favorite Denver Restaurant : Maria Empanada
If You Were A Car, What Kind Would You Be: Blue-green 1995 Jeep Cherokee, like my mom’s.
Worst Job You’ve Ever Had: Refereeing U18 soccer leagues at age 13
Best Job You've Ever Had: This one! And my freelance art opportunities.
Job You Wouldn't Do in a Million Years: Financial Advisor
Your Greatest Extravagance: I keep buying plants. I have a horrible record keeping them alive.
Most Likely to Be Found On A Slow Friday Afternoon: Trying to motivate myself to go on a run through Cheesman Park
Favorite Colorado Getaway: Lost Creek Wilderness
Favorite Sports Team: FC Barcelona (Really, wherever Messi is -- this aged poorly)
Thing You Can’t Live Without: My family, my dogs, and…daily chocolate.
Favorite Book: The Dispossessed by Ursula K. Le Guin
Talent You Would Most Like To Have: Highly trained in martial arts
Your Motto: Be kind to others and yourself.