Child First Evaluation One-Pager

This one-pager provides an overview of rigorous evaluation efforts for Child First. MDRC is leading this evaluation under coordination of the Family First Evidence-Building Hub.

Family First Annual Evidence-Building Strategy Report SFY24

Delivered in November each year, this report includes recommendations for prioritizing additional programs and services for evidence building and possible inclusion in Colorado’s Plan, and opportunities to advance Colorado’s prevention strategy. The report can be used by the CDHS Office of Children, Youth, and Families team, Child Welfare Prevention Task Group, policymakers, and legislators, to […]

Advancing Evidence-Based Decision-Making in Colorado Policymaking

This memo articulates a commonly accepted vision for Colorado’s approach to evidence-based decision-making in policymaking and to align roles and responsibilities across branches of government with this vision. By making explicit our shared understanding of the work to be done and our approach to it, we can accelerate progress and build on the good work […]