The Essentials lifts up the voices of immigrants who are facing great barriers to survival, but who fight on nonetheless.
We provide well-informed data and perspectives on Colorado’s health care system.Our publications are developed based on comprehensive quantitative and qualitative research and information gathering when we visit our neighbors around the state. This ensures that those entrusted with making decisions on behalf of us all are more aligned with the real needs and priorities of Coloradans.
Demographic Notes: Lessons & Recommendations
Demographic notes use quantitative and qualitative data to outline the potential impact of a bill on preventable disparities.
Hogar Está Aquí
La Corte Suprema decidió restablecer el programa de Acción Diferida para los Llegados en la Infancia (DACA). Por hoy, celebramos!
Home Is Here
The Supreme Court has reinstated the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Today we celebrate!
Sin Justicia, No Hay Paz
El levantamiento que estamos viendo es una expresión bellamente cruda del dolor y el poder de la comunidad negra.
No Justice, No Peace
The uprising we’re seeing is a beautifully raw expression of the pain and power of the black community.
Racism and Nationalism Are Root Causes of Violence in the US
Hate–rooted in racism, nationalism, and other extremism–has festered in our country since its founding and continues unchecked today.
Beyond Brushing: the Impact of Racism on Oral Health in Colorado
Racism is a significant cause the preventable differences in the health of our mouths, teeth, and gums, which are closely connected to our overall health.
Legislative Equity Program
We’re piloting a legislative equity program in the Health and Human Service committees of Colorado’s House and Senate.
BLOCKED: “Public Charge” Rule Change Forced Families to Make Impossible Choices
Escalating attacks on immigrants are a rejection of our values. The public charge rule change will restrict legal immigration to only the wealthy few.