KidsFlash Blog

Our KidsFlash blog helps child advocates and policymakers stay up to date on the latest child wellbeing news around the state. In our weekly newsletter, you can find data and research on child health, early childhood learning and development, K-12 education, and more. During the legislative session, KidsFlash also serves as a resource to help 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 you need to make a difference in the lives of Colorado's children. 

HB-1010: Perspectives from our early childhood educators, part II 

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: February 25, 2022

Kayla Frawley, Policy and Advocacy Manager at Clayton Early Learning, takes a moment to describe the services Clayton provides to over 500 Colorado families, and the necessary support HB22-1010 would give to their early childhood educators and caregivers.  

Capitol Update: Partner success, and big priority bills coming soon 

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: February 18, 2022

While the Children’s Campaign did not have any priority bills up for hearings or votes this week, we were excited to support our partners and their efforts, including a successful vote on House Bill 1055, which will exempt diapers and period products from sales tax.

HB-1010: Perspectives from our early childhood educators

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: February 18, 2022

We’re hearing directly from our early childhood educators about the Early Childhood Educator Income Tax Credit! Lindsey Levin-Salamon, Director of BMH-BJ Preschool in Denver, shares the work her center has done to support its early childhood educators, and how HB22-1010 can help.