KidsFlash Blog

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.

Fast Fact – May 21, 2021

Fast Fact – May 21, 2021
Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: May 21, 2021

In 2019, there were 4.9 infant deaths per 1,000 live births in Colorado, representing 305 infants who tragically passed away in their first year of life.

Contraception access linked to higher educational attainment among young women

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: May 14, 2021

After its implementation in 2009, Colorado saw a number of positive outcomes as a result of the Colorado Family Planning Initiative (CFPI). This program provided funding to Title X family planning clinics and helped increase access to contraception – especially more expensive long-acting reversible

Fast Fact – May 14, 2021

Fast Fact – May 14, 2021
Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: May 14, 2021

Between 2015 and 2019, just 51 percent of Colorado’s 3- and 4-year-olds were enrolled in preschool, as reported by their parent(s) or caregiver(s).