There’s a lot more to health and happiness than diet and exercise. We could all benefit from focusing more on our own mental health.
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.
I watch The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, and recently a local story about fracking and environmental justice was featured. When a Greeley school of majority-white children didn’t want fracking next to their playground because of the health and safety threats, the drilling site was moved next to Bella Romero Academy, a school of low-income, […]
For as long as I can remember, I’ve been fascinated with systems thinking. Cause and effect. Unintended consequences. Feedback loops. Leverage analysis.
Putting those closest to the problem at the center of developing solutions is called human-centered design.
Like a healthy body, having healthy teeth is determined by many factors, such as insurance, access to care, and the environment in which we live and work.
In the 1700s, enslaved people were taken in and protected by the indigenous people in the area, which began the merging of black and Native culture.
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.
Many tools help us get and stay healthy, if we have access to them. Health equity is making sure everyone has the tools they need to live a healthy life.
In organizing, we know that power equals organized people and organized money, so getting comfortable with fundraising has been an important to my work.
In July 2016, on my second day of work at Center for Health Progress, I went with my brand new coworkers, Jessica Nguyen and Joe Sammen, to Colorado Springs for the annual meeting of the Colorado Network of Health Alliances. The Network is a group of local health alliances, spread across the state, that had […]