Colorado Early Childhood Advocates Celebrate After Successful Legislative Session

At the conclusion of the Colorado General Assembly’s 120-day 2014 Legislative Session on May 7th, early childhood advocates had a lot to celebrate.  Beginning with opening day speeches by both the Speaker of the House, Mark Ferrandino, and the Senate President, Morgan Carroll, children’s issues and child care in particular were major areas of focus throughout the session. 

Oregon Wins Back Funds for Early Childhood

Although Oregon’s even-year 35-day sessions are fairly narrow in scope, this year we had an urgent opportunity to advocate for restoration of funds dedicated to early learning, including Head Start, Early Head Start, Relief Nurseries, and other key programs.