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. 

Press release details efficacy of Pfizer 3-dose COVID vaccine for children under 5 / Comunicado de prensa detalla la eficacia de la vacuna COVID de 3 dosis Pfizer para niños menores de 5 años

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: May 27, 2022

On Monday, a press release published by Pfizer and BioNTech revealed that in clinical trials, three doses of their coronavirus vaccine proved to be 80% effective in preventing symptomatic infection for children under age 5 without safety concerns.

National Maternal Mental Health Hotline launched 

National Maternal Mental Health Hotline launched 
Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: May 27, 2022

To better address and provide support for the mental health of perinatal people, the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) launched the National Maternal Mental Health Hotline this month on Mother’s Day. This hotline is free and staffed at all times to help meet perinatal people’s needs.

Fast Fact – May 27, 2022

Fast Fact – May 27, 2022
Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: May 27, 2022

In 2020-21, Colorado’s on-time graduation rate fell slightly for the first time in more than a decade, with 81.7% of students graduating within four years.