Report detailing childhood poverty levels to be presented in Granby
October 13, 2011
The “KIDS COUNT in Colorado!” report is released each year by the Colorado Children’s Campaign and provides statewide and county-by-county data on a range of factors impacting child health, education and overall wellbeing.The 2011 report, “The Impact of the Great Recession on Colorado’s Children,” contains some of the earliest data of its kind in Colorado and in the nation about the impacts of the recession on children’s lives, which are bothimmediate and far-reaching.The Children’s Campaign will also talk about how they use advocacy to move the needle for the benefit ofchildren, and how others can too. The Campaign also oversees policy and budget developments that all Coloradans working hard on behalf of children need to know.The Colorado Children’s Campaign is a nonpartisan, nonprofit research and advocacy organization focused onimproving the quality of and expanding access to child health, K-12 education and early childhood experiences. The “KIDS COUNT” project is supported by The Annie E. Casey Foundation and the Gay & Lesbian Fund for Colorado. For more information, visit http://www.coloradokids.org.