The West Steps: Some of the solutions to child poverty are sitting on legislators’ desks

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: March 15, 2019

We know how many Colorado children live in poverty, and what causes family economic security. Sarah Barnes, Manager of Special Policy Initiatives, joins us to illuminate some of the emerging policy solutions to childhood poverty. From child tax credits to housing security, these solutions are innovative and possible–if legislators can find the political will to move them forward.

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The Colorado Children’s Campaign is a nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy organization committed since 1985 to realizing every chance for every child in Colorado. We advocate for the development and implementation of data-driven public policies that improve child wellbeing in health, education and early childhood. We do this by providing Coloradans with trusted data and research on child wellbeing and organizing an extensive state-wide network of dedicated child advocates. For more information, please visit