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.
This week the Children’s Campaign was proud to join Gov. Jared Polis, lawmakers and advocates at several bill signing ceremonies. On Tuesday, we joined educators and children at Stedman Elementary in Denver to celebrate the signing of the full-day kindergarten bill.
This month the Trump administration issued a request for comments on a proposal to change the way the federal poverty line is adjusted for inflation. The change would have significant and lasting impacts on families who are already struggling to overcome barriers to financial security.
The first ever comprehensive study of school meal programs since the 2010 Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act was implemented finds that the nutritional quality of school meals has improved over time, and more kids are participating in school food programs that offer healthier meals.
With just weeks until our annual IAK Retreat, we are delighted that you have made time to join us for a fun, inspiring and informative two days in Colorado Springs! We value your time and want to assist you in making the most of your retreat experience. This page is a guide to your retreat destination.
We just wrapped up the first season of our podcast, The West Steps, last week. You can now listen to the entire season to catch up on policy-making in Colorado.
Depression and anxiety are the most common complications of childbirth—affecting one in 11 people who experience pregnancy in Colorado. And only half of women get the treatment that they need.