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.
Child advocates call on Secretary Nielsen to halt the separation of children from parents at the border
The Colorado Children’s Campaign joins more than 540 child advocacy organizations across the nation calling on the federal government to immediately stop separating children from their parents at the border.
Please consider joining a workgroup to help establish the priorities and activities of the Prenatal, Infant, Toddler Coalition. Workgroups will meet through the summer months to explore and inform the policy platform and advocacy plan that the coalition will undertake.
Between 2012 and 2016, 17.4 percent of Colorado’s children under 6 lived below the federal poverty line. Because brain development is so significant in the first few years of life, poverty experienced during early childhood is particularly harmful; one study found that people who experienced […]
This week we met in Fort Collins with leaders from our It’s About Kids Network to celebrate 20 years of connecting Colorado for kids.
Last week the Colorado Children’s Campaign joined the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and 186 other local, state and national organizations in submitting a letter to U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.