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, 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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Fast Fact – Dec. 9, 2022

Fast Fact – Dec. 9, 2022

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: December 9, 2022

In 2021, 28.5% of Colorado’s youngest children (more than 90,000 children under 5) received food vouchers through the Special Supplemental Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC).

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Our new strategic framework

Our new strategic framework

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: December 2, 2022

As the new year approaches, we are excited to share the strategic framework that will guide our work in 2023 and beyond. The Children’s Campaign team has worked diligently to understand the most pressing challenges facing Colorado kids and families today and in the coming years.

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Support reauthorization of the Child Care Contribution Tax Credit with this survey

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: December 2, 2022

Colorado’s Child Care Contribution Tax Credit brings an estimated $60 million each year to child care providers across the state, helping them keep their doors open and helping families access care. Advocates have prepared a survey to collect data to support the reauthorization of this tax credit.

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Fast Fact  – Dec. 2, 2022

Fast Fact – Dec. 2, 2022

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: December 2, 2022

In 2021, 3.5% of our state’s children received BCA, helping their families address pressing needs like diapers, car repairs and school supplies.

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Thank you for your commitment to Colorado’s kids and families

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: November 23, 2022

As 2022 comes to an end, the success of recent ballot measures for universal school meals and affordable housing is worth celebrating. But there is still much to be done across our state to advance child and family well-being.

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Speak Up for Kids Day 2023 is Jan. 19! 

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: November 18, 2022

The Colorado Children’s Campaign is excited to share that Speak Up for Kids Day will return in person this January! Join us on Jan. 19 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Clayton Early Learning Center in Denver for our 12th annual advocacy day.

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