Building Healthy Futures

health  |  Safety  |  wellness

We partner with local, state, and national stakeholders to promote and support health, safety, and wellness in early childhood settings and systems. We have expertise in health and well-being as well as early learning which allows us to advocate for best practices and policies in Colorado. 

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Going into 2020, I don’t think any of us expected we would be worried about social distancing, food and supply shortages, or being stuck in our homes to combat a virus that would sweep the world. Yet here we are trying to get used to our new “normal”. While we know...

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Census 2020 Basics

Census 2020 Basics

Why is the Census important?  Did you know that 0-4-year-olds are most likely to be missed in the census count?  The census happens once every ten years, so if we don't count a two-year-old, your community will have less funding for education, child care, health care,...

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Why early childhood Matters

90%

of brain development occurs before a child's first day of kindergarten

A child's vocabulary at

age 3

can predict third grade reading level, a strong indicator of lifelong success

Employee absenteeism due to unreliable child care costs U.S. businesses

$3 billion

annually