Mark your calendar for Monday, Dec. 10 for the Early Childhood Advocacy Training presented by Child Care Works, the Prenatal, Infant, Toddler Coalition, Early Childhood Council Leadership Alliance, Clayton Early Learning, and the Colorado Children’s Campaign.
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By supporting access to quality childcare, with a particular focus on families with very young children, we can help families succeed economically and support young children’s healthy development.
Plan to strip health care, food and housing from immigrant families introduced by Trump administration
As many as 120,000 Colorado families would be forced to choose between being separated or paying for food and other basic needs under a plan released by the Trump administration on Saturday. The proposal to change regulations that cut off pathways to citizenship for legally residing immigrants in the U.S. was quickly denounced by thousands of advocacy organizations nationwide.
We invite you to a screening of Zero Weeks, a documentary on the challenges posed by the absence of a paid family leave policy in our nation, on Oct. 4.
Last week in Cañon City, the ECHO and Family Center Early Childhood Council hosted their 14th Legislative Symposium to call on policymakers, candidates for public office, and community members to “Think Babies”.
ZERO TO THREE, our Think Babies™ partners, Family Values @ Work and the National Partnership for Women and Families, and special guest, David Bolotsky, CEO of Uncommon Goods, will host an “Ask Us Anything” chat on Facebook Live.
A new report from Early Milestones Colorado, Looking to the Past to Shape Colorado’s Future: 30 Years of Progress for Young Children and Families, takes an expansive and in-depth look at the progress made in Colorado’s early childhood systems – as well as priorities for the work that remains.
Colorado State Human Services Board increases assistance for low-income families for first time in nearly a decade
Last Friday, after five hours of deliberation and testimony, the State Human Services Board voted to increase cash assistance to low income families by 10 percent! This was the first increase in basic cash assistance in more than a decade and is a huge win for low-income families participating in the Colorado Works program.
Child advocates call on Secretary Nielsen to halt the separation of children from parents at the border
The Colorado Children’s Campaign joins more than 540 child advocacy organizations across the nation calling on the federal government to immediately stop separating children from their parents at the border.