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Golden, Colorado is a quintessential main street community with boutiques that encourage browsing, yummy wood-fired pizza, and the stunning backdrop of the Rockies. It’s probably not the first place you’d think of for a high-powered gathering of the state’s top policy players. Yet, here they were for a packed 36 hours focused on what it …

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BlogNovember 14, 2017
Is it possible to encapsulate a hope, a feeling, a story in a mere six words?  Inspired by Six-Word Memoirs from SMITH Magazine, the Early Childhood Colorado Partnership took the challenge. In six words, partners described what it would take to buffer the impact of toxic stress in the earliest years. The essays were incorporated at …

Six Word Essays: Are You Up to the Challenge? Read More »

BlogMarch 20, 2014
Join the Early Childhood Colorado Partnership and Mile High United Way for a conversation on two-generation approaches in early childhood and the state of Colorado. Featured speakers: – Jennifer Stedron, Senior Program Manager, Ascend at the Aspen Institute; – Ayelet Talmi, Associate Director, Irving Harris Program in Child Development & Infant Mental Health and Associate …

Progress & Possibilities in Early Childhood Read More »

EventsMarch 11, 2014