KidsFlash Blog

Our KidsFlash blog helps child advocates and policymakers stay up to date on the latest child well-being news from the Colorado State Capitol and around the state. Find data and research on child health, early childhood education and development, K-12 education, and more. 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 your need to make a difference in the lives of Colorado's children.

Register TODAY for Speak Up for Kids Day at the Capitol on March 12

Keeping Colorado's Kids in Focus
Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: January 24, 2020

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.

The West Steps: Little brains with big needs

The West Steps 2020
Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: January 24, 2020

Every adult can play an important role in supporting the mental health of kids—especially in the earliest years. But sometimes teachers and parents need help figuring out how to address those unique needs.

Fast Fact- January 24, 2020

Fast Fact- January 24, 2020
Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: January 24, 2020

In 2018, 11.5 percent of Colorado’s school-aged children (ages 5 to 17) were living in families with incomes at or below the federal poverty level; for a family of four, this was a total annual income of $25,100 or less.