CO4Kids Blogs

Coloradans are changing the lives of children, youth and families every day. The CO4kids blogs shine a light on the work being done in communities across the state.

  • Community blog - promoting prevention, inspirational real-life stories and raising awareness of child abuse and neglect. 

  • Professionals blog - supporting the people dedicating their careers and lives to ending child abuse in Colorado. 

  • Parent Partner blog -  amplifying the shared experiences of adoptive parents, foster families and nontraditional families raising children and young people who have experienced trauma, child abuse and neglect. 

Parent Partner Blog

Thanks to letters and testimony from foster parents, advocates and young people who experienced the foster care system, HB 18-1348 passed out of the House with 57 representatives voting in favor and six voting no. Now, the bill will be heard on Monday, at 1:30 pm in Senate Committee Room (SCR) 357Foster parents are encouraged to come share your experience once again! Foster parents are encouraged to come share your experience once again!  #SupportCOfosterparents.

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Child Welfare Blog

Another great newsletter from a CO4KIDS Campaign partner! The Colorado Children's Campaign provided a great summary of the 2018 Colorado legislative session, along with adorable photos from the first Strolling Thunder event in Colorado their weekly newsletter KidsFlash.

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Community Blog

The term “foster care” conjures up various images in people’s minds. They may think of children with no place to call home, or boisterous families with multiple kids. While these images may accurately depict some situations, they certainly don’t reflect the endless variety of circumstances involving Colorado children and their foster care providers.

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