My path to good health left me with a suspicion that maybe our health care system doesn’t care about black people. Say it with me: black lives matter.
I have lots of questions about how we will handle access to affordable housing in the coming years, because it is inextricably connected to health outcomes and a higher quality of life.
With the CCRD in place, Coloradans who face discrimination in areas of housing, employment, and public spaces have somewhere to turn for help. They investigate claims of illegal discrimination and enforce anti-discrimination laws.
Despite historic coverage gains, factors such as race, ZIP Code, and documentation status remain reliable predictors of health and access to care.