Thank you for your advocacy to impact generations of Colorado students

Stand Colorado advances educational equity and racial justice
in Colorado through meaningful partnerships with
families, educators, schools, and policymakers.

Our Work

Early Literacy

Early literacy is a cornerstone to ensuring students are successful in school and throughout their lives. We are committed to ensuring that every Colorado student is proficiently reading by the time they enter 4th grade, when students transition from learning to read to reading to learn. Learn more.

High School Success

We work to significantly increase the number of students who finish the 9th grade year on track to graduate, a stronger predictor of high school graduation than their race/ethnicity, level of poverty, or test scores combined. Learn more.

Justice system reform

Championing policies aimed at reducing recidivism, creating relief for families of those involved in the criminal justice system, investing in youth services, and helping Colorado’s most vulnerable kids succeed and thrive will help create healthier and more supportive communities for Coloradans.

Supportive schools

Every child deserves access to an education that prepares them for success in school and life. We work to secure equitable school funding, promote early childhood education, increase educator diversity, ensure language justice, support educators, increase access to mental health supports, and foster fairness in school discipline.

See how Center High School raised graduation rates from 59% to 79% in five years and changed the trajectory for their students.

Our Stories

Legislative Wins for Colorado Kids and Families
Yesterday was sine die, the last day of the 2024 legislative session! …
Capitol Week In Review: Week 14
Welcome to Capitol Week In Review, our newsletter keeping you informed about …
School Funding Bill Advances in House
Bipartisan legislation to center students in the way Colorado funds schools. HB24-1448, …


Our team of parents, educators, and community leaders are passionate about educational equity for Colorado students.