Join the Colorado Children’s Campaign on March 13 from 11a.m.-12 p.m. for our annual mid-session update webinar. You’ll learn what’s happening this legislative session in each of our issue areas: family economic prosperity, early childhood, youth success, and child & family health.View Post
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The Colorado Children’s Campaign’s policy priorities in 2024 include access to care, equitable school funding, youth mental health, and advocating for data related to housing and early childhood.View Post
A recent report from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) emphasizes the importance of continued funding to infant and toddler programs and providers.View Post
The 2023 legislative session has officially wrapped! The Colorado General Assembly has completed 120 days of work, and the Children’s Campaign is so proud of the progress made with our amazing partners, advocates, and policymakers.View Post
There are only a few short days left in the 2023 legislative session! Our 120-day countdown comes to an end on Monday, and the Children’s Campaign is already celebrating because the priority policies we set out to complete are all done!View Post
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) is seeking public comments through the Federal Register on a proposed rule that would allow more schools to participate in the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) and provide no-cost school meals to all students.View Post
We are entering into the last full week of the 2023 legislative session. That’s right, nearly 120 days have flown by! While we anticipate a handful of bills have yet to be introduced, more than 600 pieces of legislation have already come before the legislature.View Post
Capitol Updates: Priorities on eviction prevention, continuous health coverage eligibility, and school finance are on the move
With less than two weeks left in the 2023 Colorado legislative session, things are moving very fast! Priority bills for the Children’s Campaign are all trending in the right direction, with several clearing key votes this week.View Post
Things sure are moving under the Gold Dome, and the Children’s Campaign is right there in the mix! This week, the House of Representatives wrapped up much of its work on the annual state budget, otherwise known as the Long Bill.View Post
Riley Kitts, our Sr. Director of Policy and Government Affairs, returns to The West Steps this week for a mid-session update. Riley provides an overview of where the Children’s Campaign priority bills are in their journey through the legislature.View Post
Less than 40 days remain in the 2023 legislative session, and for the past week, our focus has shifted to the state budget.View Post
Communities across the country are experiencing a significant decrease in access to reproductive health care, including family planning services, in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2022 decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. Join our Action Alert to support more direct funding to these services.View Post
Things are really picking up at the State Capitol! Bills are moving through the legislature, the Joint Budget Committee (JBC) is wrapping up its work on the state budget, and the General Assembly is having some long days and nights debating policy.View Post
Another Children’s Campaign priority bill was unanimously approved by a committee this week! HB23-1186, which would allow people going through the eviction process to participate in hearings remotely via video or teleconference, received all “Yes” votes in the House Finance Committee on Thursday.View Post
The Children’s Campaign testified at the State Board of Human Services on March 3 to support a set of rules that would streamline key processes for families enrolled in Colorado’s Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program.View Post
Even with a short work week, the Children’s Campaign had a very productive few days at the State Capitol. One of our priority bills, which will allow folks to participate remotely in eviction proceedings, received overwhelming approval from the House Judiciary Committee.View Post
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) is seeking public comments on their proposed rule, FNS-2022-0043: Child Nutrition Programs: Revisions to Meal Patterns Consistent with the 2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.View Post
We are officially a third of the way through the 2023 legislative session. So far, more than 400 bills and resolutions have been introduced at the Capitol, and policy changes are making their way through the legislative process.View Post
Colorado can alleviate some of the pressure on families and reproductive health providers by investing in a program that is proven to work: the Family Planning Program at the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment (CDPHE). Join the Action Alert today!View Post
Colorado’s Office of Gun Violence Prevention (OGVP) is offering awards up to $50,000 for projects that advance its goals.View Post