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.
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.
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.
Please join us in congratulating Lauren Hecht as our new Digital Communications and Policy Associate!
On July 28, the Alliance for Early Success announced the members of the first cohort of the Early Childhood Emerging Policy Professionals of Color (EPPOC) network.
In its 2022 report, “Postsecondary Access and Success for Colorado’s High School Graduates,” the Colorado Department of Higher Education (CDHE) follows the state’s high school graduating class of 2020 into their first year of college.
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.