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.

Raise your voice on prenatal, infant, toddler issues

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: November 20, 2020

Calling all pregnant people, parents with young children, child care providers, caregivers, and others who care about babies! Please join the Raise Colorado coalition on Dec. 9 at 6:00 pm for a listening session on prenatal-to-age-3 issues impacting families in Colorado.

Training opportunity for child care providers

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: November 13, 2020

Join Raise Colorado, Small Business Majority, Illuminate Colorado, and Start Small Think Big on Wednesday, November 18 at 12:00 pm MT to learn how to market your child care business during the COVID-19 public health crisis.

Last Chance to Vote: YES on EE

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: October 30, 2020

There are only three days left to vote! If you haven’t turned in your ballot yet, we want to remind you to vote YES on EE, the tobacco-vape tax for preschool.

Share your thoughts on the re-imagination of preschool in Colorado

Children In class learning from teacher
Written by: Melissa Mares
Date Posted: October 30, 2020

The Colorado Children’s Campaign is collaborating with Early Milestones Colorado, Clayton Early Learning, and Governor Polis’ office to gather feedback and insights on the process of re-imagining preschool in Colorado from communities and individuals across the state.

Help Raise Colorado find their next facilitator!

a child in a stroller
Written by: Jacy Montoya Price
Date Posted: October 9, 2020

The Raise Colorado coalition, convened by the Children’s Campaign, Clayton Early Learning, and a steering committee of diverse stakeholders, is in search of facilitators to help create meeting spaces.

Election 2020: Vote NO on 116 and 117

2020 Ballot Measure photo
Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: October 2, 2020

Last month, we shared that the Children’s Campaign is supporting proposition EE – and urged you to vote yes to increase the tax on smoking and vaping products to fund affordable housing, public health, and universal preschool.