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3.30.15  Clayton Early Learning is One of DDHS First Mini-Grant Recipients

Award will be used to promote child abuse prevention and awareness through free workshop for families. More

3.19.15  Clayton Early Learning Awarded $6.2M for Expanded Programming

Federal grant allows nonprofit to serve 82 children through partnerships. More

3.11.15  Bright by Three Joins Clayton Early Learning Campus

Early childhood development hub expanded with addition of parent engagement nonprofit. More

Self-Care for Caregivers: A Smart Investment

Written by Candice Leary-Humphrey Parents and caregivers sometimes hear the reminder “Don’t forget… More

Did you know that April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month?

Jenny Smith, Early Intervention Specialist Every April, Clayton Early Learning participates in the national… More

Speak Up for Kids: Advocacy in Action

On March 18, Clayton Early Learning co-hosted the 4th annual Speak Up for Kids event at the Denver Art… More