The first time I saw someone that looked like me on TV was the Yellow Power Ranger. Without a doubt, there’s a problem of representation in the media.
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.
One shift to our approach to policy advocacy was including housing, food access, and other non-health care legislation in our analysis of health policy.
I spent three days learning alongside people who had come from far and wide to deepen their skills in service to the movement for economic justice.
Here in Pueblo, more than 40 percent of people are on Medicaid. But, we know that our health care system doesn’t work for everyone the same way.
In college, I had a job as a health screener and we were hired by a prison. For most of us, it was our first window into the criminal justice system.
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.
The resources to pay for a dental visit aren’t available to everyone. And oral health inequities don’t just show up in kids, they affect all ages.
Most of us have a deep connection to an immigration story—our own. Unless your ancestors were Native American, you or your family came here as a migrant.
When I hear there’s a mass shooting, I know how the next couple days will play out. The victims of gun violence change, but the pattern stays the same.
When I was uninsured and living in rural Colorado, I relied on Planned Parenthood for affordable, quality, non-judgmental reproductive health care.