We had our first priority bill in committee! Earlier today House Bill 20-1006, a bill to officially establish an Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation program, passed out of the House Public Health Care & Human Services Committee.
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Our annual advocacy day at the Colorado State Capitol in partnership with Clayton Early Learning and Children’s Hospital Colorado is now open for registration! Sign up today to join new and emerging advocates for child health and early childhood development from across Colorado at Speak Up for Kids to boost your skills and raise your voice – with the support of an experienced advocacy coach.
Paid family and medical leave, which allows employees to take time off to bond with a new child or care for a sick loved one, is critical for child and family well-being.
After years of preparation, the 2020 Census count officially kicked off this week in Toksook Bay, Alaska. Lizzie Chimiugak Nenguryarr, age 90, was the first person to be counted in this decennial census. U.S. Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham flew into Alaska to help conduct the interview with Lizzie.
Despite significant outcomes for kids, the Colorado Preschool Program only serving about 40 percent of eligible children, a new report finds
Since it was established by the Colorado General Assembly in 1988, the Colorado Preschool Program (CPP) has served more than 400,000 children and continues to produce long-lasting positive outcomes.
The Children’s Campaign also held our annual Breakfast Data Walk at the Capitol, and it was a smash hit! This year’s topic was Ten Trends in Child Well-Being: What every policymaker should know about Colorado’s kids in 2020.