Bring statewide attention to what babies and families need to thrive at Strolling Thunder Colorado – by Jacy Montoya Price

Join families and child advocates from across Colorado on Saturday, September 21 for the StrollingThunder Colorado rally and march. We’ll convene at 9:30 am at the Spring Cafe (1373 Grant St.) with our strollers, wraps and baby carriers to bring attention to the health and well-being of pregnant people, infants and toddlers. We will then march around the Capitol to remind the Colorado legislature to #ThinkBabies for stronger families, vibrant communities and a prosperous state. Register today to join the fun!

The Strolling Thunder rally will kick off with a performance by the Seven Falls Indian Dancers, who will also lead our stroll around the Capitol. Before and after the march, enjoy refreshments provided by the Spring Café and visit with community organizations that serve families with infants and toddlers.Strolling Thunder Colorado is an annual event hosted by the Raise Colorado coalition, the Early Childhood Council Leadership Alliance (ECCLA), the Colorado Association for Education of Young Children (COAEYC), the Colorado Children’s CampaignClayton Early Learningthe Denver Affiliate of the Black Child Development InstituteGuerrilla Mamas, and Think Babies. This year’s event incorporates babywearing with And Carry ON! And Carry On! brings to light a way of life for caregivers and babies to conveniently work and grow. Creating a shared experience to teach and learn through original baby magic!

Early experiences shape how a baby’s brain develops, laying the foundation for future learning, behavior, and health. Join us on September 21 to bring statewide attention to what babies and families need to thrive at Strolling Thunder Colorado.