KIDS COUNT

KIDS COUNT is a national and state-by-state project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation to track the status of children in the United States. The Colorado Children’s Campaign produces KIDS COUNT in Colorado! as part of that project. Ours is an annual data initiative to assess and share information about the well-being of Colorado's children and trends that are impacting their lives. The report is designed to provide user-friendly state and county data, helping decision makers and advocates understand the challenges and opportunities facing children statewide, and focus attention and resources on the areas where they are needed most.

2011 KIDS COUNT

2011 KIDS COUNT

Date Posted: March 10, 2011

The 2011 report, “The Impact of the Great Recession on Colorado’s Children,” shows that the recession substantially impacted a wide range of Colorado children, including those who didn’t previously suffer from poverty and economic hardship.

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2010 KIDS COUNT

2010 KIDS COUNT

Date Posted: April 15, 2010

In this year’s report, we look closely at data on poverty, child health, education, and early childhood, knowing the key to finding effective solutions to recent poverty trends lies in the most thorough understanding of the problem.

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2009 KIDS COUNT

2009 KIDS COUNT

Date Posted: June 17, 2009

Last year, the KIDS COUNT in Colorado! data revealed a troubling trend significantly impacting our children – the increase in kids living in poverty. This year’s data shows that trend is continuing and, in fact, increasing.

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2008 KIDS COUNT

2008 KIDS COUNT

Date Posted: June 15, 2008

In this year’s report, the Children’s Campaign focuses on the critical issue of child poverty. The 2008 KIDS COUNT in Colorado report also includes a supplemental edition of KIDS COUNT! with county rankings and maps of various indicators of child well-being.

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