My family’s story is a story shared by millions of immigrants in the United States of America. It is a story of building a new life and creating new opportunities for themselves and their children.
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.
Recently, our entire staff was given the opportunity to spend a day in Fort Morgan, where we were able to listen to and learn from community leaders and partners.
We’re proud to stand with immigrants—they are our neighbors, our families, and our friends. In 2018, our immigrant rights work is one of our top priorities.
I am once again reminded of the importance of listening to and learning from each other, in order to be more effective in our work and have more meaningful relationships in our lives.
White privilege is everything from getting to learn about your race’s achievements in history class to being presumed innocent until proven guilty.
One of the most fulfilling parts of my work is getting to meet with health care and community leaders. And, nearly everywhere I visit, there is a common refrain: our local economy would be in dire straits without our hospital.
For hundreds of years, we’ve been told that each race is a discrete group of people defined by specific genetic and biological differences. But it’s all wrong.
Despite historic coverage gains, factors such as race, ZIP Code, and documentation status remain reliable predictors of health and access to care.
The decision to end DACA has already started having profound impacts on recipients and their families—forcing many to go back to living in the shadows.
Last month, at Center for Health Progress’s annual fundraising luncheon, HEALTHtalks, I found myself surrounded by leaders who dared to be hopeful in spite of it all.