Six years ago, as a community organizer at 9to5 Colorado, I was in a room at the old Women’s College with our Board of Directors, leaders, and members talking about paid family medical leave. We were strategizing about legislation that would save Coloradans from having to choose between their job and their health, or the […]
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.
I hope as our work to address the social determinants of health evolves, we keep our eyes upstream and work toward community- and systems-level solutions.
Five leaders from Fort Morgan decided to attend Latinx Advocacy Day, and for some it was their first experience visiting the Capitol.
Hundreds of community members invited me into their homes to talk about their housing conditions and how those impacted the health of their families.
Anti-racism is a way of being not a declaration. Here are a few questions to reflect on as you continue down your path of anti-racism.
It comes around once in a decade and it’s nearly here again—the US Census. Every 10 years, the government counts the number of people living in the US.
Redistricting is the process of redrawing the boundaries of US Congressional districts and state legislative districts to reflect population changes.
Race-based caucusing is a powerful anti-racist tool in which people of color and white people work within their own racial or ethnic groups.
One of my most rewarding projects at Center for Health Progress for the last few years has been the Coalition for Immigrant Health.
One change we’ve made is in how we talk about racism—or that we talk about it at all. The first time “racism” appeared in one of our blog posts was 2014.