Highly effective COVID-19 vaccines have been available for months, and while we know many in our community have already been vaccinated, we also know many folks have not yet decided and may want more information as they evaluate options.
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Thank you again for joining us at our Nothing but Blue Skies: A Pep Rally for School Climate Change event on July 9. We hope you’ll join us for our first School Climate Coalition meeting on Monday, August 9 from 3:30 to 5 p.m.
On July 6, the governor signed several of our priority child and family health bills that will remove barriers and help more Colorado families thrive. This momentous occasion comes after months of dedicated work and advocacy efforts.
Gary Community Ventures recently launched Search for Solution process focused on early literacy, an exciting new opportunity to advocate for kids and families in your community
In 2019, 10.7 percent of school-aged children in Colorado (ages 5-17) were living in poverty. Prior to the socioeconomic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the poverty rate for school-aged children had fallen consistently since 2012, and in 2019 reached its lowest level since the early 2000s.
Exciting developments are taking place as the implementation of the new Department of Early Childhood continues.
This week, many families began receiving monthly payments of the Child Tax Credit, which was expanded through the American Rescue Plan for one year.