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. 

Our 2022 KIDS COUNT in Colorado! report releases on Aug. 17!

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: August 5, 2022

The Children’s Campaign is excited to announce the release of the 2022 KIDS COUNT in Colorado! report, entitled “A Pause on Progress: The Impacts of the Pandemic on Colorado’s Kids,” on Aug. 17! Join us from 12-1:30 p.m. as our research team and policy staff share highlights from the report.

Double electric breast pumps now covered under Colorado Medicaid

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: August 5, 2022

Thanks to the passage of HB22-1289, Cover All Coloradans, double-electric breast pumps are now a covered benefit for all Colorado Medicaid enrollees. Both manual and double-electric breastfeeding pumps are now covered for Coloradans as early as 28 weeks into their pregnancy.

Fast Fact – Aug. 5, 2022

Fast Fact – Aug. 5, 2022
Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: August 5, 2022

In 2020, the median household income in Colorado rose slightly to $77,688, rising for the tenth consecutive year. Economic prosperity, however, continues to vary significantly across the state.

The Colorado Department of Early Childhood has launched!

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: July 29, 2022

On July 1, elements of HB22-1295 came into effect, meaning that the Colorado Department of Early Childhood (CDEC) is now responsible for administering the current responsibilities of the Office of Early Childhood in the Department of Human Services.