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Designscapes Colorado, Inc. and their work at the Clayton campus garden were recently awarded by the Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado (ALCC) with The ELITE Award for Community Service.

APRIL 13 - Senator Michael Bennet visits the Historic Clayton Campus and Educare Denver to see quality early childhood education practices in action and learn more about the long-term benefits that quality services deliver.

Walk, stroll and play with us on May 8 when we rally at Colorado's State Capitol and encourage policy makers to Think Babies™. So pack up your strollers and meet us on the West Stairs of the Capitol at 9:30am for a family-friendly walk, followed by a giant play date on the Capitol's East Lawn - including awesome giveaways, activities for kids and caregivers, entertainment and more! Learn more about Strolling Thunder, connect with other attendees and join the Think Babies™ movement on our event Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/StrollingThunderCO/

Join us for community visioning roundtables to discuss and inform the future use of what is currently the Park Hill Golf Course.

Clayton Early Learning and CO Children's Campaign Lead State Level Efforts to Support ZERO TO THREE's Think Babies™ Campaign

After lengthy deliberation, Congress has ensured that over 90,000 children and pregnant women in Colorado will continue to receive health care through the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP).

The Clayton Research & Evaluation Team has been hard at work collecting student data and classroom observations for the 2017-2018 school year. Learn more about what they've already collected, how data is used and what's next for the team this year.

New and emerging advocates are invited to Join Children's Hospital Colorado, Clayton Early Learning and Colorado Children's Campaign at Speak Up For Kids on March 14. Attendees will learn about upcoming bills and policies that affect children and families, as well as strategies for effectively impacting positive change.

Ann Schimke of Chalkbeat writes "Coaches in the classroom: How Colorado preschools are upping their teaching game."

As we dive into the season of giving this month, let’s explore how the very action of giving can lead to a more altruistic life, improve our mood and even makes us happy.

Gratitude is about more than taking a second to say “Thanks.” Gratitude shows true appreciation. This Thanksgiving, we have some ideas for how you can give gratitude.

For the past six years, Epworth Foundation has generously supported Clayton Early Learning families by providing Thanksgiving baskets for those experiencing food insecurity this holiday season. This year, our Family Services Team is excited to announce that Clayton families in need will again receive support from our friends at Epworth Foundation.
To support our partners at Epworth, we encourage friends of Clayton to consider making a donation to their Thanksgiving fundraiser, the 10x10 Campaign.

To learn more about the 10x10 Campaign or our partners at Epworth Foundation, visit www.epworthfoundation.org

The Family Services Team is looking forward to distributing meal baskets to many Clayton families before the Thanksgiving holiday on November 23.

This month looks at the world through the eyes of a child, so today we look at how you can recognize National Child Safety and Protection Month, and keep the children in your life safe.

Community First Foundation is proud to present Colorado Gives Day - an annual day of giving that has raised more than $200 million for Colorado nonprofits since 2007.

This year, Colorado Gives Day is Tuesday, December 5 and features a $1 million Incentive Fund. Every nonprofit receiving a donation on Colorado Gives Day will receive a portion of the fund, increasing the value of every dollar donated.

The team at Community First Foundation makes it even easier to participate in Colorado Gives Day by inviting donors to schedule their contributions ahead of time! Simply find your charity on the Colorado Gives Day website and select the 'Schedule for Colorado Gives Day' option at check out.

Your Colorado Gives Day donation to Clayton makes an incredible impact on the children and families we serve each day, so schedule your gift today at https://www.coloradogives.org/claytonearlylearning/overview .

DENVER, CO - SEPT. 21, 2017 - The George W. Clayton Trust, managed by Clayton Early Learning, today announced that it has come to an agreement with the City and County of Denver on a proposal to purchase the Park Hill Golf Course property.