KidsFlash Blog

Our KidsFlash blog helps child advocates and policymakers stay up to date on the latest child well-being news from the Colorado State Capitol and around the state. Find data and research on child health, early childhood education and development, K-12 education, and more. Track important legislation and policies affecting Colorado's kids. Get the inside scoop on the Children's Campaign's outreach efforts - including information on important fundraising and advocacy events, as well as efforts being undertaken by the It's About Kids and Circle of Friends networks. The KidsFlash blog is your connection to the resources and information your need to make a difference in the lives of Colorado's children.

2018 Legislative Priorities

2018 Legislative Priorities
Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: January 5, 2018

The Colorado Children’s Campaign serves as the leading voice for kids at the state Capitol and in communities across the state. In our 33-year history we’ve worked with policymakers from every corner of the state and every political perspective to improve the well-being of Colorado kids. Children’s issues aren’t partisan, and we’ve learned that we can develop innovative solutions to improve the lives of children and families when we work together.

Measures of Children’s Health Care Quality Include Developmental Screening

Measures of Children’s Health Care Quality Include Developmental Screening
Written by: Sarah Barnes
Date Posted: December 1, 2017

Coloradans now have access to a new source of information on how well babies and young children are being screened for developmental milestones—and how we compare to other states reporting on similar services. Information released in November shows Colorado is performing in the top half of states.

Bipartisan commission advances four bills on early childhood to 2018 session

Bipartisan commission advances four bills on early childhood to 2018 session
Written by: Bill Jaeger
Date Posted: November 3, 2017

This week a bipartisan group of legislators agreed to send four legislative proposals related to early childhood learning and development to the Colorado General Assembly in 2018.Wilson, this bipartisan group of legislators found unanimous agreement to advance four pieces of legislation.

Report: How much progress has Colorado made to change the state’s vaccination outlook?

Report:  How much progress has Colorado made to change the state’s vaccination outlook?
Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: September 15, 2017

The Colorado Immunization Coalition released a first-of-its kind report: The 2017 State of the State’s Immunization: A Report on Colorado’s Vaccine Protection for Its Communities this week. The report provides a comprehensive look at Colorado’s immunization history and future opportunities for improving coverage rates and […]