You are at-risk of dying from COVID-19; we all are. But the risks go beyond the disease and are very inequitably distributed.
Social Determinants of Health
Right now, factors like race, income, and ZIP code determine a person's access to and opportunities for health. Read more about how we're changing that.
I remember canvassing during the 2012 election on Pueblo’s east side and coming across two houses that had been disconnected from electric power.
During roll call, teachers would always pause at my name. Jessica…? I would raise my hand to relieve them of awkward attempts at pronouncing my last name.
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.
Every one of our institutions—at one point or another—has operated in ways that have oppressed LGBTQ people, and the damage is far-reaching.