child abuse and neglect

News Primary category in which blog post is published

Despite reforms, the number of children dying of abuse and neglect in Colorado hasn’t subsided

Fewer than half of child deaths are reviewed, and the child protection ombudsman is calling for a new process

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Most money spent in the child welfare system comes after kids are in foster care. What if that’s backwards?

A multi-county, privately funded project aims to flip the system to prevent kids from needing services in the first place.

Coloradans Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado has a big shortage of volunteers to speak up for foster kids in court

That gap has sparked Colorado court appointed special advocates to make a plea for more volunteers -- they want 2,020 new ones in 2020

News Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado’s former attorney general wanted grand jury investigation of priest abuse scandal — but didn’t get it

Cynthia Coffman explains why the Catholic Church investigation was handled the way it was -- and why she is now calling for legislative change