The Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) recently released an analysis and state-by-state funding guide of a recently proposed federal budget reconciliation package that would provide billions in child care support for children and families.
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.
On May 17, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized the Pfizer-BioNTech booster shot for children ages 5 to 11. On May 19, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) followed suit by officially recommending the authorized booster shot for children in the age group if five months.
Mental health is a cornerstone of child and family well-being. During early and adolescent development, the link between a child’s mental health and their school readiness, behavioral and social-emotional well-being, and long-term health and life outcomes is significant.
The Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS)’s Behavioral Health Administration (BHA) is currently in the process of forming a Behavioral Health Administration Advisory Council (BHAAC).
Early Childhood Professionals can now apply for up to $5,000 in federal student loan forgiveness.
Each year, the Colorado Health Foundation’s Pulse poll survey measures a range of important health issues faced by Coloradans. The release of these findings aims to uplift the voices of the nearly 3,000 Coloradans that took the poll.
Capitol Update: The 2022 legislative session is over, and all our priorities for kids and families passed!
The 2022 legislative session has adjourned Sine Die! It has been a whirlwind of a session. At the Children’s Campaign, we are so proud to say that all our legislative priorities were accomplished.