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Katie Facchinello
Director of Communications
Phone: 303-246-2062
Email: Kfacchinello@illuminatecolorado.org

Illuminating Media

Media Coverage of Our Work and Issues Impacting the Well-being of Children and Families in Colorado

Lack of child care prevents moms from getting drug treatment in Colorado. Here comes “RV Honey.”

THE COLORADO SUN | SEPT 11, 2020 – The first-of-its-kind program will send RVs renovated as child care classrooms to drug and mental health centers in Denver and the San Luis Valley…

Colorado Hospitals Use New Approach To Treat Opioid-Exposed Newborns

KUNC | DEC 4, 2019 – There is a traditional treatment for babies experiencing withdrawal from opioids: newborns are separated from their mothers and taken to the neonatal intensive care unit to receive tapered doses of morphine or methadone. They can stay in the hospital for weeks.

A Colorado-based collaborative is changing this approach…

Rep. Leslie Herod honored for child advocacy by Illuminate Colorado

COLORADO POLITICS | NOV 23, 2019 – State Rep. Leslie Herod is among the top honorees of the advocacy group Illuminate Colorado for playing instrumental roles in preventing the maltreatment of children…

Let's have a real conversation about the struggles of parenting

9 NEWS | APRIL 9, 2018 – No one’s life is as perfect as it seems online; that’s especially true for parents. April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and stopping abuse may start with parents finding support they need…

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