Please join the Children’s Campaign and our partners from Save the Children Action Network, Clayton Early Learning, Early Childhood Council Leadership Alliance, Trust for Learning, and Raise Colorado on Thursday, April 6 from 1:00-2:30 p.m. to learn about the value of play in early childhood.View Post
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Caregiving, in all the ways it happens in children’s lives, is essential and should be respected, prioritized, and funded accordingly. The Growing Our Future Coalition is comprised of 18 Colorado-based organizations that are committed to supporting early childhood.View Post
One in four child care providers surveyed from March 2021 to December 2022 reported difficulty affording housing, according to a recently released fact sheet from RAPID, a project of the Stanford Center on Early Childhood Education.View Post
Due to congressional action earlier this year, a pandemic-era policy that increased the amount of money for food many Coloradans received through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) has now been discontinued.View Post
The Teach Plus Colorado Policy Fellowship is a highly selective leadership opportunity for outstanding teachers in our state. Teach Plus trains teachers to understand education policy as a lever for student success.View Post
Another Children’s Campaign priority bill was unanimously approved by a committee this week! HB23-1186, which would allow people going through the eviction process to participate in hearings remotely via video or teleconference, received all “Yes” votes in the House Finance Committee on Thursday.View Post
The Children’s Campaign testified at the State Board of Human Services on March 3 to support a set of rules that would streamline key processes for families enrolled in Colorado’s Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program.View Post
Ashley Wheeland, Director of Public Policy at Hunger Free Colorado, joins us this week on The West Steps to talk about Healthy School Meals for All (HSMA).View Post