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. 

We are grateful for your commitment to Colorado kids

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: November 24, 2021

When we return from this short but invaluable break with our families, we will be continuing our preparation for the 2022 legislative session — when we will be showing up every day for you and yours.  

Our Season of Giving is just around the corner 

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: November 19, 2021

Encompassing GivingTuesday on Nov. 30 and both ColoradoGives and Kids for ColoradoGives Day on Dec. 7, our Season of Giving celebrates what we have accomplished — and shares what we hope to accomplish — with our incredible network that supports us year in and year out. 

Fast Fact – Nov. 19, 2021

Fast Fact – Nov. 19, 2021
Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: November 19, 2021

Unemployment trends and other financial constraints in 2020 and early 2021 likely impacted Colorado’s families of color more severely than the state’s white families, due to longstanding barriers to economic security that disproportionately affect people of color.

Native American Heritage Month: Upcoming events to attend

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: November 12, 2021

This week, we are highlighting upcoming learning opportunities and conversations that celebrate the hundreds of diverse and vibrant Indigenous communities and cultures that inhabit this land.

Gov. Polis remarks on vaccine rollout for children ages 5-11

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: November 12, 2021

As of Monday, over 11,000 children ages 5-11 have received a COVID-19 vaccine in Colorado. Approximately 480,000 Colorado children – about 8% of the state population – are now eligible to receive the vaccine.