child-care

Children's advocates urge Congress to pass Build Back Better Act

This week the U.S. House is expected to finally put the Build Back Better Act up for a vote, and children's advocates in Colorado are pushing the state's congressional delegation to advance a bill they say will ensure that more kids can access nutritious food. 

Kiowa County becomes the first county to reach child safety tipping point

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Illuminate Colorado (Illuminate) announce this week that Kiowa County is the first county in the state of Colorado to reach the tipping point to create a new standard of child safety in the community. In June of last year, llluminate, a statewide nonprofit organization working to strengthen families, organizations and communities to prevent child maltreatment, launched the Tip Colorado Initiative aimed at training more than 200,000 Coloradans to protect children from sexual abuse.