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.
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.
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.
The Council for A Strong America, a bipartisan nonprofit organization with leaders in Colorado, released a report earlier this week to assess the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) on productivity, crime and military eligibility in our state.
This week the Children’s Campaign joined a broad group of health advocates in supporting proposed new rules to child care centers for school-age kids being considered by the state of Colorado.
What are the unique barriers facing children of color in Denver in living healthy lives? How can communities learn more about the historical background of these barriers? What can individuals do to advocate for better health outcome for all kids? We’ll tackle these questions and […]
Colorado would make significant investments in Colorado kids under the spending blueprint proposed by Gov. John Hickenlooper this week.
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.
Join us on November 14 at “KIDS COUNT in Healthy Equity,” a free skills-building workshop on advocating for children of color and breaking down barriers to health equity.
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 […]
As part of the Transforming the Early Childhood Workforce in Colorado Project, Early Milestones Colorado commissioned a newly-released report, Bearing the Cost of Early Care and Education in Colorado, that examines the critical role of the early care and education (ECE) industry on Colorado’s economy. […]