Driving back home to the United States always throws me off. Although I am a United States citizen, I will still wear my brown skin and my Mexican culture.
We provide well-informed data and perspectives on Colorado’s health care system.
As thought leaders working in communities and at the Capitol, we share information about what’s working in our health system and what’s not. As we lead the public dialogue, we hope to offer a big-picture view of the health care system and to help Colorado find common ground.
My mom has fillings in 16 of her 28 teeth. She’s the eighth of twelve kids, and her dad used hard candies as a reward for quiet at bedtime.
Looking back at the countless inspirational leaders I’ve heard speak over the years, their impact was in their powerful resistance and counter narratives.
I think often about the immigrant families who shared their time and experiences with me. They are facing new challenges to good health at every turn.
I joined Center for Health Progress three years ago. In that time, we have made significant, intentional, organizational change to be more equitable.
Our work at the Capitol sets up our other work areas for success. I hope you’ll check out our scorecard and see how your legislators are measuring up.
Patient-centered care has long been a buzzword in health care. At Center for Health Progress, we’re trying to take the concept one step further.
I believe that the most effective way to create lasting, positive change is organizing directly-affected community members to demand their needs be met.
My friend had the privilege of education, money, and power, which gifted me and all those who loved him more time with him than we might otherwise have had.
The Affordable Care Act expanded access to coverage and a lot of women benefited, however, coverage options for immigrant women remain limited.