We support Amendment 73 because it includes foundational, statewide investments in the critical early years, including preschool and full-day kindergarten. We support it because it would provide adequate funding to meet the unique needs of all students – investments which research have shown to have
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.
We would like to extend a huge THANK YOU to the many Coloradans who spoke out in opposition to this harmful question. This response not only sends a message to the Trump administration that this addition is unacceptable, but also helps slow down—and hopefully end—efforts to weaken the census.
The Caring 4 Denver initiative, which was launched this week, would provide a sustained source of funding to provide mental health treatment and services for children, suicide prevention and substance use disorder treatment in Denver.
HELP US bring voice to these topics and elevate kids’ issues through a candid and courageous conversation with young policy advocates from across Colorado moderated by the incomparable JOSE ANTONIO VARGAS! He’ll moderate a panel with young Colorado advocates at our Annual Luncheon on Nov. 2. Tickets
The 2017 Healthy Kids Colorado Survey shows that some trends among youth in the state–including the prevalence of obesity and the use of tobacco, alcohol, and marijuana–remain largely unchanged since 2015. However, the report, released last week, also reveals stark differences in the health and we
In the 2017-2018 school year, 78 percent of Colorado kindergartners were enrolled in a full-day program, a significant increase from only 14 percent in 2001-2002. Research demonstrates that kindergartners in full-day programs make more academic progress and are better prepared for first grade than children […]
Our Annual Luncheon is our largest fundraiser and always an engaging and thought-provoking afternoon.
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.
We need you to make your voice heard and protect critical data and funding for Colorado kids!
A diverse coalition focused on improving the well-being of pregnant people, infants and toddlers has made significant progress in the past few months.