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 — Sept. 28, 2018

Fast Fact — Sept. 28, 2018
Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: September 28, 2018

Research demonstrates that graduating from high school is linked to better health outcomes and increased earnings long-term.

Plan to strip health care, food and housing from immigrant families introduced by Trump administration

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Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: September 27, 2018

As many as 120,000 Colorado families would be forced to choose between being separated or paying for food and other basic needs under a plan released by the Trump administration on Saturday. The proposal to change regulations that cut off pathways to citizenship for legally residing immigrants in the U.S. was quickly denounced by thousands of advocacy organizations nationwide.

Children Campaign urges YES vote on Prop 111—cap payday loan rates

The Children’s Campaign is urging Coloradans to vote YES on Proposition 111 to cap the interest rate on predatory payday loans
Written by: Sarah Barnes
Date Posted: September 21, 2018

The Children’s Campaign is urging Coloradans to vote YES on Proposition 111 to cap the interest rate on predatory payday loans. If passed, payday loans would be subject to the same maximum allowable interest rate for all other installment loans in Colorado.