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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, youth success, family economic prosperity 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. Subscribe to KidsFlash today to receive our posts in the form of our weekly e-newsletter.

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Apply now for the Educator Loan Forgiveness Program

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: November 4, 2022

The Colorado Department of Higher Education (CDHE) is accepting applications for its Educator Loan Forgiveness Program. This program is funded for five years and will grant up to $5,000 annually to teachers in rural districts or in positions that historically attract fewer educators.

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Fast Fact – Nov. 4, 2022

Fast Fact – Nov. 4, 2022

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: November 4, 2022

In 2020, 65 Colorado children died from intentional or unintentional injuries, a rate of 6.7 injury deaths for every 100,000 children ages 1-14. These data include deaths from instances of homicide, suicide, and accidents.

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New report makes critical Colorado eviction data public

New report makes critical Colorado eviction data public

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: October 28, 2022

A report released by Enterprise Community Partnersmakes robust data about Colorado eviction court filings available to the public for the first time. The report, based on new analysis from the Colorado Futures Center, highlights the seriousness of housing instability in the state.

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Home Visiting Ambassador pilot program now accepting applicants

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: October 28, 2022

The Colorado Home Visiting Coalition is creating a Home Visiting Ambassador Program (HVAP) with the goal of strengthening Colorado’s home visiting delivery system. The HVAP will consist of home visitors as well as parents who have received home visiting services, and is now accepting applications.

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