Introducing Invest in Kids' Third Program, Child First

For the first time in 17 years, Invest in Kids is adding a new program to our statewide portfolio: Child First. We are proud to share that despite many changes over the past six months, Invest in Kids' dedication to doing what's best for families remains steadfast and at the forefront of our programming.…

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Invest in Kids' Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Plan

The board and staff are currently executing on our 2020 Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) plan with the support of our Equity Consultant, Kim Desmond. This Action Plan will prioritize our next steps as we seek to root out inequities within our organization. It is our commitment to share this ongoing work with you, so that we may take action and remain accountable.…

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Invest in Kids Supporting More Children From Home

Invest in Kids Supporting More Children From Home

We are happy to announce that Invest in Kids will be part of a five-week tevelevision series called "Colorado Classroom: Read With Me At Home!" Thanks to a partnership between the Office of the Governor of Colorado, Rocky Mountain PBS, Colorado Department of Education, Colorado Education Association, Gary Community Investments, and Bright By Text, Colorado Classroom will provide educational resources to all Colorado families - not just families with internet access.…

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Exploring Child First as a Third Program

Engagement in a comprehensive readiness process is a strong predictor of whether that program will be able to be sustained in the long term, and a key step in successful implementation. In recognizing the importance of this critical period when considering a new evidence-based program for implementation, Invest in Kids is currently engaged in thorough exploration. This will increase understanding around the feasibility of bringing the potential program, called Child First, to Colorado.…

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The Nurses Who Change Lives...Part 2

The Nurses Who Change Lives...Part 2

Tomorrow we officially celebrate 20 years of our implementation of Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) in Colorado, and the nurses who have transformed thousands of lives in Colorado -- just like the nurse who impacted Jamie Shaw's life described here.…

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