Colorado public schools and universities can apply for financial support from the $32 million Respond, Innovation, and Student Equity (RISE) fund created by Gov. Jared Polis with federal funding received as a result of the pandemic.
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45 organizations encourage Gov. Polis and agency heads to prioritize the needs of kids and families in Colorado’s COVID response
This week, the Children’s Campaign was joined by 44 organizations to take stronger action to address the social, educational and economic well-being of kids and their families in the state’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
New, pre-pandemic data show Colorado’s progress on kids’ health coverage eroding, while child poverty rate declined to lowest level in nearly 20 years
Colorado’s uninsured rate for children under 19 rose to nearly 6 percent in 2019, according to American Community Survey data released yesterday by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Boulder voters will have an opportunity in November to support a measure to provide legal representation to any renter who experiences eviction in the City of Boulder.
The City of Broomfield recently became the first city in Colorado to suspend rental late fees when tenants are facing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
State Success Story, Part 2: How Colorado advocates built and used a diverse coalition to give more families access to health care
United States of Care is highlighting the work that Colorado advocates, including the Children’s Campaign, did to expand access to quality, affordable health insurance during the economic and public health crises caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.