Orange is the New Black (OITNB) is a powerful reflection of the experiences of communities who have historically been pushed to the margins of society.
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 often jokes that I could dance before I could walk. In high school, I realized its potential as a way of storytelling through movement.
An equitable health care system is one where all voices have been heard and considered in its design, implementation, and evaluation. However, many people are currently excluded from these efforts—they’ve been systematically denied an equitable seat at the proverbial table.
As a second-generation community organizer from Pueblo, I am following in the footsteps of my parents who dedicated their lives to achieving health equity.
Health systems in Colorado and across the country are working to address patients’ social and health care needs in big and important ways.
The health risks of water issues are clear. What is also clear, is who these water issues hurt the most. As we’ve seen in Flint, the political will to ensure that drinking water is safe for everyone, even if it costs more, is lacking.
There are no quick fixes to our country’s 500-year-old legacy of institutional racism, especially in the face of recent spikes in bigotry and hate crimes, but if we are ever to realize health equity, we must tackle this legacy head on.
We’re actively working to make America less equal—to find both time-tested and inventive new ways to protect and grow the wealth and power of those who already have it and further oppress those who don’t.
In preparation for running my first marathon, I decided to invest in a new pair of running shoes. It was important to me to make sure they were a quality investment, so I gathered as much information as possible.
On a recent trip to Seattle with a good friend, we used the Waze app to navigate to restaurants, parks, landmarks, and more, which allowed us the opportunity to enjoy this new place without having to worry too much about how we get around.