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The Colorado Children's Campaign keeps you up-to-date on the latest developments in research, policy and advocacy efforts that affects Colorado kids.

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Resources and events to support Black maternal mental health

Resources and events to support Black maternal mental health

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: February 24, 2023

The Colorado Maternal Mental Health Collaborative and Framework has compiled multiple resources to spotlight the landscape of Black maternal mental health and the importance of recognizing the unique challenges Black women and birthing people face when seeking care.

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Your teen could join the Youth Partnership for Health!

Your teen could join the Youth Partnership for Health!

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: February 24, 2023

The Youth Partnership for Health (YPH) is a youth advisory council for state, local, and community stakeholders – and it is recruiting new members. If you are a parent, caregiver, or educator to kids ages 13-19, make sure to share information about the YPH with them!

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Fast Fact – Feb. 24, 2023

Fast Fact – Feb. 24, 2023

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: February 24, 2023

More than one in five of Colorado’s 2-year-olds is not fully protected from preventable diseases like polio, mumps, measles and whooping cough.

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healthy food on the table

Submit comments today to help improve the WIC food package

Written by: Hunter Nelson
Date Posted: February 17, 2023

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) is seeking public comments on a proposed rule that updates food packages for WIC enrollees to better meet their dietary needs.

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UPK application deadline extended

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: February 17, 2023

The deadline for Colorado families to apply for Universal Preschool (UPK) has been extended to Feb. 24. In addition, applications have reopened for families that have already applied so that they can reevaluate their choices and make sure they select the provider that best meets their needs.

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