Black people face increased barriers to good health because of systemic and historic injustices.
Social Determinants of Health Publications
We work to ensure factors like race, income, and ZIP code don't determine a person's health. Read through our social determinants of health publications to learn more about how we're working to fix that.
To achieve health equity, we must ensure social determinants of health don’t determine a person’s health outcomes or access to health care.
Center for Health Progress is proud to endorse Colorado Families for a Fair Wage, a campaign to increase the minimum wage in Colorado to $12 an hour by the year 2020.
Coloradans living in rural areas face increased challenges in accessing health care, and good access is important for good health. To achieve a healthier rural Colorado, we must improve access to care across the state.
As Colorado strives to be the healthiest state in the nation, we must ensure that the unique experiences of Colorado’s American Indians are accounted for and that the health care needs of all Coloradans are met.